Task Force Part of GRIT

By Brian CHERNICK
Glendale’s effort to build, nourish and retain better business relationships throughout the city took a major step last month with the announcement of an outreach program GRIT – the Glendale Relationship Initiation Team.
Operating out of the city’s Economic Development Department, GRIT will work as a task force performing block-by-block outreach meetings for local […]

Permitting Process Being Reviewed by GUSD

By Mary O’KEEFE
At Tuesday’s Glendale Unified School District board meeting, two parents asked the board to take another look at the permits that had been rejected from Franklin Elementary School, a magnet school.
They spoke of when they first arrived at Franklin and had signed an agreement to stay through sixth grade, something both parents said […]

GAMC and White Memorial Medical Center Join LANES

Glendale Adventist Medical Center and White Memorial Medical Center are partnering with Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services (LANES) to deliver better, more efficient health care to the communities they serve. Through the collaboration, the hospitals executed a contract with LANES to support secure information exchange between hospitals, community-based clinics, and health plans in Los […]

Mega-meeting Held by Council

By Brian CHERNICK
The entire Glendale City Council reconvened Tuesday for a nearly six-hour meeting after a two-week hiatus. The bulk of the time was spent hearing the appeal of the Design Review Board’s (DRB) approval of a 2,515 square-foot hillside single-family residential project at 1410 Colina Drive. The project, which was initially proposed in 2011, […]

Area Alumnae Panhellenic Announces 2017 Scholarship Awards

The Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic is a community-based organization encompassing the Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada, La Crescenta, Sunland and Tujunga areas, with member volunteers from any of the 26 sororities recognized by the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). Established in 1947, the group’s charter is to support today’s young women from our area in their pursuit […]

Trash Cans to Get Facelift

By Brian CHERNICK
Glendale City Council convened on Tuesday two members short as Zareh Sinanyan and Ara Najarian are out for various reasons. Still maintaining a quorum, the council voted to begin the process of replacing the garbage and recycling bins citywide.
The automated containers, which allows residents and businesses to separate their trash, green waste and […]

Methane May Be City’s Power of the Future

By Brian CHERNICK
Glendale City Councilmembers on Tuesday voted to take the first steps in greatly reducing the city’s carbon footprint by converting landfill methane into reusable energy to power homes in the city.
The council approved a Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP) to secure the $14 million proposed project cost with Western Energy Systems.
The conversion of […]

Commission to Hold Dress for Success Accessories Drive

The City of Glendale’s Commission on the Status of Women is holding a Dress for Success Accessories Drive through Friday, June 30. The CSW will accept new and gently used professional, business appropriate accessories – shoes, handbags, jewelry and scarves.
These donations can be dropped off Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays […]

Unclaimed Checks at City of Glendale

Unclaimed checks are payments issued by the City, which are not cashed within six months after the date of issue. The Finance Dept. of the City of Glendale holds these payments until they are claimed by the recipients of the funds. The City may, pursuant to State of California Government Code Section 50050, publish a […]

Budget Brought Before Council

By Brian CHERNICK
Glendale City Council passed a motion authorizing the city manager to enter into an agreement with a company that will provide the city with its first comprehensive bus stop maintenance service.
Currently there are 340 Glendale Beeline bus stops the city and 540 in total. The city will be initiating a five-year agreement with […]

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