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  • 818 Roundup: Griffith Park tree vandalized, Glendale buys Americana's green space, La Canada residents' affordable housing concerns

    Today is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 and the high in Glendale is predicted to reach 71 and low of 43. Here are the top headlines from the 818 area code region: - Hikers in Griffith Park were stunned this week when they discovered that an often-photographed...
  • Gatto resolution over Nagorno-Karabakh Republic creates flap with some Azerbaijanis

    Accused of bending an ear to Armenian lobbyists, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution in the state Assembly, urging the United States to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state, raising the ire of...
  • Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny

    Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny
    President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation last month cost the city about $61,000 and at least one City Council member thinks that Glendale shouldn’t be the only one footing the bill for the increased security. When Obama came...
  • Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change

    Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change
    For the past week or so, I’ve been receiving emails from MoveOn.org requesting that we refuse to run letters to the editor that deny climate change. When I first saw this request — in the form of an online petition started by a Burbank...
  • Poll: DreamWorks should pay for Obama security

    Poll: DreamWorks should pay for Obama security
    According to a glendalenewspress.com poll, 62% of 406 respondents as of Wednesday afternoon believe DreamWorks Animation should help Glendale pay for the $61,000 in security the city provided during President Barack Obama’s visit to the studio in...
  • LCF students try their hand at coding

    By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to...
  • President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday

    President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday
    President Obama will visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. Obama will tour the site and make a speech to the company's employees, the White House confirmed...
  • Former police chief Randy Adams testifies that he strived to diversify the department

    Former police chief Randy Adams testifies that he strived to diversify the department
    Former Glendale Police Chief Randy Adams testified Friday during a police lieutenant’s discrimination lawsuit that he was responsible for diversifying the department and had to discipline two officers, which he didn’t fire, for derogatory...
  • Group pickets Holland Partners

    Group pickets Holland Partners
    A developer behind three apartment projects in the works in Glendale is getting heat from a Los Angeles-area union for hiring subcontractors that allegedly don't meet the bargaining group's standards for fair wages and benefits. Carpenters Local 209,...
  • Street closures announced for President Obama's visit

    Motorists in Glendale should expect rolling street closures, including San Fernando Road and Grandview Avenue as well as the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways, from around 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday during President Obama's visit to...
  • President Obama in L.A.: Streets to avoid on Day 2 of his visit

    Drivers beware: President Obama on Tuesday is scheduled to be crisscrossing the Los Angeles area as he hops from Mid-City to Glendale to Los Angeles International Airport. After stepping off Air Force One at LAX just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, the...
  • Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug

    Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug
    Local Armenian leaders urged President Obama on the same day of his arrival at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to recognize the Armenian genocide and the refugee orphans who spent 10 months hand-knotting a tapestry to thank the United States for its...