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  • City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only

    City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only
    Rather than get rid of free self-defense classes offered by a city commission for women and girls that puts the city on shaky legal grounds, the City Council this week unanimously voted to offer similar classes for men and boys. Most of the council...
  • Local Armenian-American leaders say Turkish Prime Minister's statement falls short

    Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues...
  • In Theory: Dealing with the holiday hustle

    The busiest weeks of the year are approaching, as people hustle and bustle to get ready for the holiday season. Then there is Lobsang Tenzin Negi, a former Buddhist monk who presides over a Buddhist monastery in Atlanta. He teaches a form of meditation...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Writing with a passion

    Writing with a passion
    Three writers have joined forces to create a theater experience with their stories on how war affects soldiers and their families. Angelique Gross, a student at Los Angeles Valley College and the main producer, came up with the idea for a night of one-...