| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in the state on Friday, emphasizing what area water experts have warned locals about.
Brown's announcement comes as state reservoirs reach critically low levels and cities across the state have...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Locals in the Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 82 and low of 52, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.
We're rounding up the top news items in the region:
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Glendale Water & Power officials don’t expect to implement mandatory conservation in response to Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that the state is suffering from a drought and called for residents to reduce their water use by 20%....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Saturday a bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to address the high number of hit-and-run offenses in California.
The legislation, AB 184, provides an additional tool to law enforcement...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:23 PM
A 74-year-old Glendale woman has died from injuries she suffered after she and a friend were struck in a crosswalk by a hit-and-run driver on Oct. 3, police said Tuesday.
Serpouhi Gharapetian suffered major head injuries and was in a coma until she died...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
As Glendale Unified prepares to use computers to test students on the new Common Core State Standards this coming spring, school officials are planning to sample three different computers for select students and teachers to use this month in order to gain...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
In a community such as La Cañada Flintridge, where schools’ standardized test performance is a matter of personal pride, the idea of going two full years without Academic Performance Index scores can seem exasperating.
But that’s exactly...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino will discuss social issues in California on a new talk show.
“Before I go back into politics I want to share as much information on hot topics as I can,” Portantino said in a statement. “...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown’s pension overhaul for public employees — one of the most significant rollbacks of its kind in state history — is a huge victory for hundreds of municipalities across the state that, until now, have had to labor...