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  • Letter: Suggestions for addressing poverty

    Re: “Panel addresses strategies on poverty,” Aug. 9. Here are some of the ideas I presented to the Glendale Housing Authority on July 29:
  • City adds housing options for low-income families

    Struggling families have more housing options after city officials this week reserved 38 more apartments for low-income residents. The City Council, acting in its dual role as a Redevelopment Agency, voted to increase the number of units available to...

    Editorials: Supply and demand drove low-income move

    The decision by the Redevelopment Agency to reserve more subsidized housing units for lower-income families was a good, if not obvious, solution to accommodating what has unfortunately become a growing demographic. Segments of the city's stock of...

    Start the Presses: Summing up the math of poverty

    Start the Presses: Summing up the math of poverty
    Uh-oh, Glendale and Burbank. Hear that? The city of Los Angeles is considering raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Are demands from the poorest among us to have our cities follow suit far behind? The Los Angeles City Council is set to decide Tuesday...

    Talk centers on Burbank and Glendale's most vulnerable residents

    Affordable housing and job training for low-income residents were among the top issues identified during a panel discussion on Wednesday centered around poverty in Glendale and Burbank and led by local elected officials. Nearly two dozen leaders of...