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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars

    La Crescenta Santa gives out golden dollars
    After impersonating Santa Claus at a senior care facility in Glendale last week, Joe Mandoky was still dressed in his red hat topped with a holly leaf, red velour suit and golden bells jingling at his waist when he went to pick up mail at the Verdugo City...
  • Area dads lend a helping hand

    Area dads lend a helping hand
    Anyone who has ever truly felt the Christmas spirit knows the essence of gratitude is giving and sharing with others, and fostering the human connection to which the holiday’s namesake dedicated the full force of his life. On Wednesday, several...
  • Holidays offer hope for homeless at winter shelter

    Holidays offer hope for homeless at winter shelter
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank

    Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank
    Just as things had begun to look glum this holiday season for coordinators of the local food bank, Loaves and Fishes, an anonymous donor heard their call for help and bestowed them with $20,000. The donor's sizable gifts, including 15 shopping carts...
  • Glendale Salvation Army: As economy stays sluggish, 'Every little bit helps'

    Glendale Salvation Army: As economy stays sluggish, 'Every little bit helps'
    Roughly 500 pounds of turkey were cooked and carved Thursday for the annual Glendale Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner. Nearly 300 people showed up for the free meal, which included 24 turkeys, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce. PHOTOS:...