| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:09 PM
John Emery Johnston spent last Christmas sleeping in his Dodge Caravan. This Christmas, he sat eating waffles, bacon and a spinach quiche served by volunteers at a Glendale shelter.
“I never dreamed I’d be in that kind of plight,” said...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Glendale organizations that provide homeless services can move forward with a request for $2.5 million in funding from the federal government after getting the OK from the City Council this week.
But the council may draft a letter of concern to pass...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:27 PM
There is no better way to show love this Valentine’s Day than to give the gift of food.
That’s the sentiment the Salvation Army of Glendale is hoping to spread this weekend with the “Love Food Drive.”
The nonprofit service...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Not only do Jessica Sneed and her husband have new jobs as the executive directors of the Salvation Army in Glendale, but they also have a new baby.
Just two months before the duo took over for Rio and Rachel Ray, who transferred from their Glendale...
| Aug 14, 2013
For more than 25,950 students attending Glendale Unified, Monday marked the first day of the new school year.
For some parents, the day was filled with emotion as they dropped off children just starting kindergarten.
Parents Eugene and Margarita...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:04 PM
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.