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  • Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials

    Judge compares ex-Glendale councilman John Drayman to Yee, Bell officials
    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...
  • 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...
  • Court rules in city's favor regarding school shutdown

    A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations. The three-judge panel...
  • City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

    City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties
    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...
  • 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...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    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....
  • City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex

    City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex
    Standing in a massive, 15-feet deep hole, city officials broke ground on a 44-unit affordable housing project that will give preferences to veterans on Wednesday. The $20.4 million project for low-income residents at 327-331 W. Salem St. is expected to...
  • Glendale park upgrades slide into play

    Glendale park upgrades slide into play
    A slate of projects for new playground equipment pushed forward this week. Equipment for Verdugo Park is installed and open to the public, while two contracts were approved by the City Council Tuesday night for equipment to go to Brand and Maryland...
  • Survey shows Glendale residents are pleased with city

    As city officials try to test the waters about where voters stand on additional taxes, a recent survey revealed that residents are generally pleased with how the city is operating and are not prepared to take on any new taxation measures. Results from...
  • Funding blossoms for this summer's Camp Rosie

    A beleaguered summer camp that teaches low-income girls about finance and self-defense has been thrown a life saver as it received about $10,000 from the operator of Glendale Memorial Medical Center and $1,000 from Soroptimists International. The money...
  • Piece of Mind: Small investments with big dividends

    So I see from the story filed this week by contributing writer Sara Cardine that supporters of La CaƱada’s highly performing public school system are showing up at a local real estate office at night to dial for dollars. Their hope is they will...
  • 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...