| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:42 PM
I'm really disappointed with the National Rifle Assn. After the Newtown massacre its spokesperson really came up short. He did not make it clear that multiple armed guards would be needed in almost every school, especially at larger schools, in order to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Crescenta Valley Water District officials this week voted to draw down heavily on the utility’s reserves to pay off a ballooning pension liability — a decision they said would have positive long-term affects given the high interest rate they...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Rather than raising money for his own campaign for city treasurer, Councilman Rafi Manoukian plans to set up a fundraising committee to battle a ballot measure that could prevent him from taking the job.
While Manoukian is running unopposed for...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) praised President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of a wide-ranging plan to increase gun controls in the wake of several high profile mass shootings.
The plan, unveiled at the White House Wednesday, includes a new...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Amid national discussions about possible gun control initiatives, gun shows across the Southland have been reporting record traffic, prompting early concerns in Glendale that a similar event scheduled for March could also attract the same attention....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
City pensions and looming electricity rate increases were front and center Saturday as 10 of the 13 candidates for City Council faced off at the first election forum of the campaign season.
In front of about 80 people at the Oakmont Country Club,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The City Council is set to discuss banning gun shows from Glendale’s Civic Auditorium Tuesday night.
The Council has several options, which include canceling rental contracts with the Glendale Gun Show for upcoming events, banning all gun sales...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Pension costs and other employee benefits continue to be a huge financial burden for Glendale, despite some gains in raising revenue and controlling costs, according to the most recent data available.
As of June 2012, the annual pension cost was about...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Citing the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., Glendale Councilman Rafi Manoukian this week called for taking steps to ban gun shows at the city’s Civic Auditorium.
It’s an end game he’s tried before, first in 2006, when he...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The City Council on Tuesday took the first step toward banning a decades-old gun show at the Civic Auditorium after directing the city attorney to draft an ordinance that would permanently bar the sale of guns on city-owned property.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures.
Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Workers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are asking for a congressional investigation into the agency's data security efforts after learning the theft of a laptop and documents last month may have compromised information for 10,000 NASA employees.