| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic.
Ever since state lawmakers in 2012 ended redevelopment, a program...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
For the second week in a row, city officials have postponed a free self-defense class for women as the city attorney continues to review the legality of the gender-exclusive classes.
The city and its Commission on the Status of Women host the popular...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A free women-only self-defense class scheduled for this Wednesday at Glendale Community College has been postponed to an undetermined date as the city attorney continues to review the legality of excluding men from the lessons.
The National Coalition...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:45 AM
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.
| May 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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....
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:48 PM
During a candidate forum on Wednesday, Glendale City Council candidates said they support copying a Los Angeles ordinance that limits building so-called McMansions on steep hills.
"That's just common sense. I have no problem with that," said Vartan...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
| May 22, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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,...