| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Most city employees don’t live in Glendale, and while top officials would prefer the statistics to be flipped, the constraints of reality make that ideal difficult to capture.
“Would it be nice to have everyone live within five minutes of...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Few talk about it and fewer know what it means: Glendale employees generally do not live in the city they serve, a figure that drops to minuscule levels when you focus on police and fire.
Why? Maybe because they don’t want you to see them outside...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:24 AM
When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA.
On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The city of La Caņada Flintridge and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have teamed up to produce a public service announcement to educate residents about how to protect themselves from burglary.
In the production, commissioned by the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63.
Your regional news headlines this morning:
- Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn, a third-generation...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Caņada Unified School Board and the La Caņada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning.
The La Caņada resident was walking the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:01 PM
An attempt by the city’s largest union to reverse a 2010 contract that reduced pay was blocked, yet again, on Friday by a three-judge panel from the state’s Los Angeles-based Court of Appeal.
Although the city may have engaged in one instance...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
For neighbors of Phoenicia, a popular Lebanese restaurant owned by a city commissioner, the eatery's large-scale expansion has caused noise and parking headaches, but their biggest complaint lately has been the appearance of special treatment.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:03 PM
About 26 feet below what once was a back parking lot at the Alex Theatre has been transformed into a gleaming new storage and dressing room area complete with two elevators after a yearlong renovation aimed at attracting a wider variety of shows to the...