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  • Pacific Park set to get fake grass

    After strengthening a ban on artificial turf in residential front yards last year, the Glendale City Council this week approved spending roughly $99,000 for a consultant to prepare plans to install the fake stuff at Pacific Park. Council members extolled...
  • Crescenta Valley stakeholders discuss preventing teen drug use

    Illegal drug and alcohol use among youth in the greater Glendale area — and the question of how to effectively combat it — drew dozens of local community leaders and health professionals to Verdugo Hills Hospital Friday where they exchanged...
  • Daylight saving time starts Sunday

    Daylight saving time starts Sunday
    Daylight saving time begins this weekend. From coast to coast, most Americans will dutifully "spring forward" by one hour early Sunday morning. We're told this helps save energy and allows us to enjoy more sunshine during the summer months. But a...
  • Glendale Community College still antsy, despite improved state budget outlook

    Glendale Community College still antsy, despite improved state budget outlook
    Glendale Community College officials this week welcomed Gov. Jerry Brown’s state budget outlook that for the first time in four years doesn’t include major funding cuts to higher education. While the state budget isn’t likely to be...
  • Local education officials wary of funding changes in governor's budget proposal

    School officials in Glendale and Burbank are awaiting more details on Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget before passing judgment, pointing out that the spending plan includes major changes to how districts will get funding for the first time in decades....
  • La Cañada residents are banned from using outdoor irrigation during pipeline repair

    La Cañada Flintridge residents and businesses, along with their counterparts in neighboring communities, are banned from using outdoor irrigation Thursday through Feb. 28, as the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California upgrades a pipeline that'...
  • Crews to break ground on GCC campus

    Construction crews are slated to break ground in the fall on what will become Glendale Community College's largest building. The 90,000-square-foot, three-story structure, to built near the parking garage, will house classrooms and computer labs, as...
  • Glendale Unified School District hopes to go green with pool

    With the groundbreaking of Glendale Unified's new aquatic center still a year away, school officials have hired a firm to explore adding renewable energy sources to the pool's design to save on future operating costs. The outdoor pool will be built at...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • Cities defend coal practices

    CITY HALL — Local utility officials this week fired back against an environmental advocacy group's mailer campaign targeting the use of electricity generated at coal-fired power plants. The Renewable Energy Conservation Project produced and sent...
  • Sandman cometh

    Sandman cometh
    Most people remembered to set their clocks ahead last night so they could spring forward today into daylight saving time, the harbinger of spring and summertime. But for some, it can cause headaches, irritability, tiredness and poor concentration....