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  • Halloween pumpkins meet their explosive end at Caltech

    Halloween pumpkins meet their explosive end at Caltech
    At 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, after the streets were clear of trick-or-treaters and parties were winding down, a group of Caltech students were pushing crates of frozen pumpkins up the elevator in Millikan Library. There were about 50 pumpkins of various...
  • Governor signs several bills by local lawmakers

    Governor signs several bills by local lawmakers
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would clamp down on unruly behavior of fan at professional sporting events. The bill requires signs showing the security phone numbers to be posted where spectators...
  • SoCal Gas Company aims to go digital

    SoCal Gas Company aims to go digital
    Glendale and Burbank residents can expect to see their gas bills increase by up to $2 per month through 2017 as the Southern California Gas Co. rolls out a $1-billion digital upgrade for meters serving 6 million customers. “Data collection units&...
  • Some library patrons in the dark on ebook technology

    Some library patrons in the dark on ebook technology
    Electronic books and readers may be growing in popularity, but a random sampling of patrons at the Glendale Central Library recently revealed a certain knowledge gap about the trend. “I did not know the library lends them to the public,”...
  • As cellphones proliferate classrooms, so do distractions

    As cellphones proliferate classrooms, so do distractions
    The photograph depicting two naked women kissing emanated from the student’s cellphone screen, visible to everyone in the classroom. Glendale High School math teacher Taline Arsenian confiscated the device, placing it in a locked drawer. The...
  • Unemployment rates in tri-city area jump despite statewide trend

    Unemployment rates rose throughout the tri-city region in July, with some communities reporting up to a 0.7% jump, according to the latest labor statistics released by the state Friday. Glendale and Burbank both saw 0.7% hikes in their jobless numbers,...
  • Ron Kaye: Progress isn't often in pursuit of perfection

    Frankly, I’m fed up with politicians telling me, “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good,” when they really mean you better not get in the way of them serving some special interest at the public expense. I’m dismayed...
  • Report: Ramani campaign erred

    Sunder Ramani failed to properly file fundraising reports earlier this year during his campaign for the 43rd Assembly District, but the state Fair Political Practices Commission did not issue a fine after concluding his campaign treasurer was unaware of...
  • Making the case for smart meters

    Utilities are installing smart meters and moving toward a smarter grid. Modernizing our electrical and water infrastructure by integrating new technologies helps bring our system into the 21st century in order for us to meet future needs of our...
  • A clear opposition to smart meters

    Smart meters aren’t worth the $50 million cost to Glendale after the $20-million federal stimulus grant — they may pose health risks, their transmissions pose security and privacy risks and their rollout is premature. A total of 43 city and...
  • Glendale to shut down electronic parking meters to repair glitch

    Glendale to shut down electronic parking meters to repair glitch
    Glendale officials today announced plans to temporarily shut down electronic parking meters in the downtown area after discovering a lapse in the wireless communication with enforcement officers that could lead to a ticket for motorists who are still...
  • Grant could mean new gear

    Grant could mean new gear
    Firefighters in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena could soon be using new life-saving defibrillators after the coalition secured a $1.14-million federal grant.  Officials say paramedics in the three cities currently use outdated defibrillators, but the...