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  • Glendale City Council approves housing goals

    Glendale City Council approves housing goals
    A slew of goals for Glendale residential planning over the next eight years — from small-lot subdivision to encouraging developers to take advantage of density bonuses offered in exchange for affordable housing units — were approved by the...
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Piece of Mind: Small investments with big dividends

    So I see from the story filed this week by contributing writer Sara Cardine that supporters of La CaƱada’s highly performing public school system are showing up at a local real estate office at night to dial for dollars. Their hope is they will...
  • Funding blossoms for this summer's Camp Rosie

    A beleaguered summer camp that teaches low-income girls about finance and self-defense has been thrown a life saver as it received about $10,000 from the operator of Glendale Memorial Medical Center and $1,000 from Soroptimists International. The money...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • Letter: Elected officials should focus on issues closer to home

    Re: “Gatto resolution creates a flap,” Jan. 11. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution to the state Assembly urging the U.S. to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state. Who/what/where is that...
  • Quintero ouster attempt fails again

    Two Glendale residents who have been trying to kick Councilman Frank Quintero out of office have failed again. This week a Los Angeles Superior Court judge supported California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’ decision to block residents John Rando and...
  • Glendale 'party house' shut down

    Glendale 'party house' shut down
    The party is over for “party central.” The owner of a roughly 4,000-square-foot Glendale home advertised as “party central” on Airbnb.com, an online vacation rental platform, has agreed to stop renting the house specifically for...
  • Jewel City shines in 'Curbed Cup' competition

    Jewel City shines in 'Curbed Cup' competition
    By the time polls closed Thursday, Glendale had pulled in enough votes to lock in the title of the region’s best neighborhood, besting Los Angeles’ Arts District, in a competition run by Curbed Los Angeles. The annual competition began...
  • Legal fight to oust Quintero continues

    Legal fight to oust Quintero continues
    Their request may have been turned down by the state’s top lawyer, but two Glendale residents haven’t given up their efforts to unseat a councilman. The duo, John Rando and Mariano Rodas, failed in October to get California Atty. Gen....
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Piece of Mind: Civic involvement is best tempered by the facts

    The old oaks that arch so gracefully over Commonwealth Avenue north of the boulevard still appear to be thriving, despite the protests of those who were opposed to the installation of sewers in Sewer Assessment District 2 (the neighborhood my husband...