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  • Smart meters don't count as 'renewable'

    For all the tens of millions of dollars being spent in Burbank and Glendale for new smart-meter grids, the added efficiencies won’t directly affect state mandates for renewable energy, officials say. In Glendale, the tab for new smart meters...
  • Cities stack their energy portfolio

    Cities stack their energy portfolio
    It’s a tale of two cities in two very different positions as the utilities in Burbank and Glendale work to meet strict state mandates for using renewable energy. At 21%, Glendale Water & Power is ahead of schedule in hitting the first benchmark...
  • Burbank knocks down blight for affordable housing units

    Burbank knocks down blight for affordable housing units
    Officials this week broke ground on a new affordable housing development that will feature 20 one- and two-bedroom apartments. The Catalina Development — funded by the city’s Redevelopment Agency — will the first all-new residential...
  • Glendale OKs electric rate study

    Without a single comment or question, the Glendale City Council this week unanimously approved spending roughly $71,000 on a study that will lay the groundwork for a proposed electric rate increase. The council doesn't expect to vote on the issue until...
  • Edison's renewable energy plan awaits green light from FAA

    A Southern California Edison plan to bring more renewable energy to the Southland is in a temporary holding pattern as the utility waits for Federal Aviation Administration clearance to allow helicopters to buzz over La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena....
  • Glendale Unified officials welcome Measure S-funded solar installations

    Glendale Unified officials welcome Measure S-funded solar installations
    With a promise of saving millions of dollars, Glendale school officials on Mondaycelebrated newly installed solar panels at Crescenta Valley High School. “This is an exciting day for us,” said school board President Christine Walters. The...
  • Glendale Water & Power leader resigns

    Glendale Water & Power leader resigns
    The general manager of Glendale Water & Power resigned Wednesday, citing personal reasons. Glenn Steiger — who became general manager of the city-owned utility in 2008 — also stepped down from his post as president of the Southern California...
  • 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...
  • 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...