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  • Car on tracks halts train in Glendale

    Car on tracks halts train in Glendale
    A man whose car got stuck on train tracks Saturday at a rail crossing that's closed for safety upgrades may have been driving drunk, according to police. Officers on patrol spotted the vehicle stranded at a rail crossing at Broadway and Brazil Street,...
  • Glendale homeless service officials bracing for change

    Officials with homeless services in Glendale are preparing for a shakeup as they plan to switch their focus from supportive services and transitional programs to permanent housing. The move comes as the city’s Continuum of Care, a coalition of...
  • Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help

    Area food pantries struggle as more families seek help
    Rice and beans may be simple, but those pantry staples are essential for any family desperate to prepare meals on a meager budget. David Cormier saw the value in those food staples firsthand when he was deployed to Bosnia and Somalia under the United...
  • Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery

    Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery
    As a single mother of three kids working two jobs, snorting crystal meth made Debra Collins feel like she could "climb a mountain." "I felt like I was a fully charged light bulb." But then Collins lost her job. Bills went unpaid. Checks bounced. She...
  • Glendale Salvation Army leaders assigned to Alaskan post

    Glendale Salvation Army leaders assigned to Alaskan post
    For Rio and Rachel Ray, captains of the Salvation Army of Glendale, leaving the city will be like leaving family behind. The two have been promoted to divisional youth secretaries in Anchorage, Alaska, where instead of running Glendale's Salvation Army...
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital disperses more than $118,000 to local nonprofits

    Glendale Memorial Hospital disperses more than $118,000 to local nonprofits
    Glendale Memorial Hospital awarded $118,263 to nine local nonprofits on Thursday. The recipients of this year’s grants were the Armenian Relief Society, Ascencia, Glendale’s Commission on the Status of Women, the Corporation for Supportive...
  • Glendale awaits word on federal grant for homeless services

    Glendale awaits word on federal grant for homeless services
    Glendale officials are crossing their fingers as they await word on a federal application for $2.6 million to fund homeless services programs. Competition is tough as homeless service providers nationwide are demanding $1.7 billion from the U.S....
  • 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...
  • Salvation Army kettle fundraising campaign kicks off

    Salvation Army kettle fundraising campaign kicks off
    The familiar bells began ringing outside local businesses on Friday as the Salvation Army in Glendale launched its annual holiday fundraising campaign to help the needy, but this year’s effort could prove more challenging because due to the loss...
  • Local food pantries starving in lead up to Thanksgiving rush

    Local food pantries starving in lead up to Thanksgiving rush
    With hardly a week before Thanksgiving, Lora Young counted just four frozen turkeys in a freezer at the Loaves & Fishes, a nonprofit food pantry in Glendale. That’s not nearly enough to help feed hundreds of low income clients who she said visit...
  • Three injured in Glendale crash

    Three people suffered moderate injuries Saturday after a driver accelerated into a Salvation Army store on San Fernando Road, police said. Few details were available the crash, which occurred about 1:30 p.m. at San Fernando Road and Linden Avenue. The...
  • Cracked gas line closes Glendale intersection

    Police evacuated businesses and apartments in West Glendale on Tuesday after construction crews broke a gas line at San Fernando Road and Western Avenue, officials said. The construction crew struck the gas line about 1:20 p.m., prompting police and fire...