| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63.
Your regional news headlines this morning:
- Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn, a third-generation...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Just three years ago, when Glendale adopted forward-thinking "zero-waste" goals to stop 90% of solid waste from going to dumps by 2030, the last thing our city expected was to be labeled a polluter. But with a shoddy report seeking to expand its Scholl...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Despite opposition from Mayor Dave Weaver, the Glendale City Council approved spending up to $100,000 on a variety of street improvements to make city roads safer for bicyclists.
Weaver said he opposed the proposal because its specifics had not been...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Top management positions in the Glendale Police Department are changing, starting with the promotion of a longtime captain and the induction of the department’s first-ever female commander.
Carl Povilaitis, a 22-year Glendale police veteran, was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The City Council struck a deal with Glendale’s largest union this week to reverse a 1.5% pay cut council members imposed on the Glendale City Employees Assn. in 2010.
Although the pay cut for the 750-member union will be lifted, rank-and-file...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:16 AM
While City Hall can't legally put the brakes on a nonprofit's plan to close and sell a senior living facility, there could be other options that might thwart the move, some of which officials suggested be taken up by private citizens.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The storage units look like arcade graveyards. The machines are unplugged, lined up against the wall and the marquees that once flashed, inviting people to play Ms. Pacman or Galaga, now look more like gravestone inscriptions, dusty and scratched.