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  • Glendale plans to counter Section 8 housing cuts

    Glendale housing officials plan to tap reserves in order to save an estimated 112 households from losing affordable housing vouchers as a result of the across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration. City officials expect to lose at least...
  • Schiff slams Congressional colleagues for not passing agreement on background checks

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants his colleagues in Congress to know that he is appalled by the failure of the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would have mandated background checks for firearms buyers. “What happened this...
  • Pension cost rise threatens Glendale's budget

    Glendale officials warned this week that planned changes to how the state's pension agency calculates contribution rates will have a significant impact on a city still recovering from a prolonged recession. The California Public Employees' Retirement...
  • Glendale nonprofit grants chopped back

    A business leadership summer camp for girls came under fire this week as the City Council, acting in its dual role as the Housing Authority, decided how to divvy up shrinking federal funds for public social services. Councilman Ara Najarian said he...
  • After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers

    After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers
    More than 200 Glendale Water & Power employees and their union comrades packed City Hall Tuesday night to protest a contract that cuts their pay by 1.75%. Despite the showing, the City Council — unable to reach a deal with the International...
  • Glendale officials to see black ink

    Glendale officials say they expect the city to end the fiscal year next month $3.9 million in the black — money that could be used to shore up worker compensation and other funds that are in severe need of replenishment. In addition to the surplus...
  • Glendale pays big pension numbers

    Glendale pays big pension numbers
    As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that. At the top of the list...
  • Former city workers retired, but still working

    Former city workers retired, but still working
    Former Glendale Police Capt. Ray Edey is not one to relax, so when he had the opportunity to return to writing grant applications for the city in September 2011, about a week after he retired, he took it. "I don't golf, fish or hunt," said the 30-year...
  • La Caņada Crime: Jewelry missing after men dressed as utility workers visit home

    La Caņada Flintridge Sept. 28 Residential burglary: 4900 block of Ocean View Boulevard, between 3:30 and 4 p.m. A necklace and earrings were reported stolen after men dressed as utility workers visited a resident's home. Sept. 26-27 Residential...
  • Glendale resident discovers he had died years ago, according to credit file

    Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead. The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
  • Housing for artists comes one step closer

    Housing for artists comes one step closer
    An affordable housing complex for artists took a key step forward Tuesday as city leaders approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the project's developer, but City Council members called for some tweaks to the so-called Glendale Arts Colony as it...
  • Quintero can stay on the council

    Quintero can stay on the council
    Councilman Frank Quintero shouldn't be kicked out of office because of an ambiguous city law, according to a ruling from the state attorney general's office. The ruling blocks two Glendale residents from filing a lawsuit against Quintero in order to...