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  • Schiff to announce student art contest winners at Descanso Gardens

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will announce the winners of an annual student art competition this Sunday at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. The entry that wins first place will hang in the U.S. Capitol, the second-place entry will hang in...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff on Hagel nomination: 'There are legitimate questions'

    Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens,¬†former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel. Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...
  • Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers

    Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers
    Glendale Unified administrators are awaiting word from 350 employees who qualify for early retirement as part of an effort to reduce the number of lay-offs next year, official said this week. The popularity of the early retirement program will be crucial...
  • Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more

    Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more
    Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • Stolen NASA laptop contained workers' personal information

    Stolen NASA laptop contained workers' personal information
    Workers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are asking for a congressional investigation into the agency's data security efforts after learning the theft of a laptop and documents last month may have compromised information for 10,000 NASA employees. The...
  • JPL workers call for congressional probe into NASA security breach

    JPL workers call for congressional probe into NASA security breach
    Workers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge are calling for a Congressional investigation into a NASA data breach that compromised the personal information of thousands of NASA workers. On Oct. 31 a NASA laptop was stolen from a...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • Think Again: U.S. missteps hurt credibility abroad

    With the recent celebration of the 21st anniversary of Armenia’s independence, we should note that Americans of Armenian descent have helped, participated or, in many instances, just watched from the sidelines as the country has tried to stabilize...
  • Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction

    Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction
    Clark Magnet High School was named a national Blue Ribbon school for the second time, Glendale Unified officials announced Monday. The award recognizes private and public schools that make significant academic progress on federal benchmarks. Clark Magnet...
  • Race to the Top for Glendale Unified still up in the air

    The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday authorized the district to move forward with the federal Race to the Top grant application that could bring $40 million to the district, but with just days left until the Oct. 30 deadline, an agreement has...
  • Hurricane Sandy provides deadline reprieve for Glendale's Race to the Top application

    Hurricane Sandy is wreaking havoc on the East Coast, but in Glendale, the storm provided a last minute extension for negotiations between Glendale Unified and the teachers union over a federal grant application that could bring $40 million to the...