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  • Meeting on proposed water rates for Glendale turns to 'overdevelopment' discussion

    The first community meeting about proposed water rate increases shifted to a public backlash against so-called "overdevelopment" in Glendale's downtown on Wednesday at the Sparr Heights Senior Center. After city officials laid out their plan to hike...
  • Phoenicia under fire for parking issues

    Phoenicia under fire for parking issues
    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. When Rima...
  • Gov. signs series of local bills

    Station fire victims were among the winners in the Sacramento legislative season that ended last week. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill allowing those whose homes were destroyed or damaged in the fire or subsequent mudslides to write down the...
  • Legislators try to revive old bills

    Local lawmakers used a brief legislative session this month to dust off old bills that never made it, and to push new proposals ahead of the new year. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Schools get a budget boost

    The sky has stopped falling, at least momentarily. After withstanding millions in reduced funding from Sacramento the last two years, Glendale and Burbank school districts got a boost in the 2010-11 state budget Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into...
  • Obama zips through Glendale

    The White House on Friday employed Marine One and Bob Hope Airport as part of a strategy to shuttle President Obama from USC to the Unum building in Glendale after the heat his administration took on the massive traffic jams caused by his last L.A. visit....
  • Weary voters glad it's over

    Many voters Tuesday expressed relief that a campaign season filled with record expenditures and negative political ads was drawing to an end. With epic battles to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer drawing two wealthy...
  • Utility officials unfazed by rejection

    Utility officials unfazed by rejection
    Local utility officials say they aren't fazed by a decision from Maryland energy regulators who, citing unfair charges to customers, rejected a smart meter project similar to those being implemented in Burbank and Glendale. Baltimore Gas and Electric...
  • Office space getting emptier

    That empty feeling is growing in Glendale office buildings, as the vacancy rate in commercial office space rose in the last three months. Nearly 83,000 square feet of office space was vacated in Glendale in the second quarter of the year, according to...
  • Meetings to focus on 'Rim of the Valley'

    GLENDALE — National Park Service officials will host a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to gather input for a long-awaited study of the region's hillsides that could lead to expanded federal protection of the area. The meetings...
  • Gatto hopes for pension reform

    State lawmakers will hold a public hearing in Glendale next month on a pension reform measure proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect cities from having to contribute to bloated pension obligations for former employees....