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  • City council candidates field development, pedestrian safety questions at forum

    City council candidates field development, pedestrian safety questions at forum
    The five Glendale City Council hopefuls gathered at another candidate forum Thursday and each was asked a different question with topics ranging from public safety to bettering lines of communication between city hall and residents. The candidates are...
  • A new filter for trash: Glendale resident spotlights discarded trash issue via Instagram

    A new filter for trash: Glendale resident spotlights discarded trash issue via Instagram
    Picture after picture of discarded shopping carts, couches, broken TVs, even a dishwasher — all altered by colored filters — show up on the Instagram stream for a fake Glendale Visitor’s Bureau. The creator of the account,...
  • Laemmle Lofts project inches forward

    The City Council on Tuesday took the first step toward approving a number of administrative items that are set to get the Laemmle Lofts project — which has been on the books since 2011 — ready for construction by early 2015. The council...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • 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...
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
  • Councilman accused of sexual harassment

    Councilman accused of sexual harassment
    Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale's city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year. Gonzalves has spoken to Los Angeles...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes

    Timeline: A look back on Drayman's meandering legal woes
    April 2007: Councilman John Drayman wins a seat on the City Council after leaving his position as president of the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors. March 2010: Drayman signs a contract with National Fire Systems & Services Inc. to...
  • Eateries take a seat at the Exchange table

    Eateries take a seat at the Exchange table
    Two long-vacant restaurant spaces in the Exchange in downtown Glendale are set to have new tenants this year, including one long-standing Brand Boulevard restaurant that’s moving to a new home, while a third is making a go in a space that has seen...
  • Glendale looks to clarify art rule

    When Glendale officials established a requirement for new developers to either display public art on their own property or pay a fee to City Hall in 2010, they also included a provision that could extend the rule beyond its original purpose, city...