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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • No animals for Glendale circus

    No animals for Glendale circus
    There will be no animals at the Ramos Bros. Circus set to return to Glendale next week after city officials requested that the zebras, horses and other four-legged performers, except dogs and cats, be kept out of the show, partially because a camel...
  • Glendale finds a way to pay for Laemmle Lofts project

    The city of Glendale may have found a way to resolve a development quandary left by the dissolution of its redevelopment agency. Resolving that quandary will allow the mixed-use Laemmle Lofts development to move forward, city officials said. The project...
  • Mountain lion spotted walking Glendale hillside neighborhood

    A mountain lion was spotted strolling near a northwest hillside neighborhood in Glendale Thursday night, police said. A resident saw the lion at about 11 p.m. moving north on Larco Way, where it briefly stopped to stare at him and then meandered away,...
  • Hope, praise for incoming Glendale police chief

    Hope, praise for incoming Glendale police chief
    Robert Castro, who was introduced this week as the new chief of the Glendale Police Department, may not be a household name yet among local residents, but he's already receiving plenty of requests for assistance. Residents Mirna Stanley and Civil...
  • Glendale's arcade problem: A glitch in the city's game room

    Glendale's arcade problem: A glitch in the city's game room
    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. The...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    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...
  • 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...