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  • Glendale faces changes in homeless funding

    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...
  • Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations

    Area nonprofits see surge in the need for toy donations
    The Salvation Army’s Glendale Corps expected to serve 500 families on Thursday during its annual event in which parents had the opportunity to shop for their children’s Christmas toys. Over the past six weeks, the Salvation Army has collected...
  • 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • New leaders of Salvation Army starting with solid foundation

    New leaders of Salvation Army starting with solid foundation
    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...
  • New principal and assistant principal begin school year at R.D. White Elementary

    New principal and assistant principal begin school year at R.D. White Elementary
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Red kettles ready to ring out

    Red kettles ready to ring out
    This holiday season, the Glendale Salvation Army aims to raise $120,000 through its annual red kettle campaign, $24,000 more than the nonprofit netted last year during the holiday fundraiser. The Salvation Army kicked off the annual tradition on Friday...
  • 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...
  • 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...