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  • Glendale city officials may drop BlackBerry phones

    Glendale city officials are considering tossing out the remaining employee BlackBerry phonesdue to the Canadian company's financial struggles. While some employees have Android phones, there are still 130 Blackberry devices in use. “Their...
  • Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale

    Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale
    After touring DreamWorks Animation and meeting film industry representatives, President Obama told a crowd of about 2,000 people at the company’s expansive Glendale campus on Tuesday that the entertainment industry has been a bright spot during a...
  • 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...
  • Glendale to own mall's open space

    Glendale to own mall's open space
    After nearly two years of uncertainty about the future of the open space at the Americana at Brand, the City Council this week unanimously approved taking over the popular park as a city property. The uncertainty was tied to the dissolution of...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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 water rates found to be severely flawed

    After discovering that water rate increases approved by the City Council in 2012 are riddled with errors, city officials this week decided to scrap the current rate system and start over. The flawed rates, which were supposed to span four years, caused...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City helps cover cost of moving winter homeless shelter

    The City Council has agreed to give Ascencia, Glendale’s largest homeless services provider, $7,500 to fill a funding gap for its upcoming emergency winter shelter. Ascencia needs the extra funding to operate the shelter out of a facility in the...