| 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,...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:37 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:55 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:48 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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.