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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...
  • Council, residents weigh in on allowing artificial turf in front yards

    Holding a bag of fertilizer and a bottle of weed killer in the air, Councilman Ara Najarian used what he called two examples of poison to convince his colleagues to allow artificial turf in residential front yards. “Real grass is as unnatural as...
  • 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 flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers

    Glendale flips switch on 'Farmville'-type tool for smart meter customers
    A Facebook application that allows smart meter customers to gauge how much energy their using compared to others went live today, Glendale officials announced. Starting today, Glendale Water & Power customers can connect their utility accounts to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...