Discussion of District Elections Delayed

The Glendale City Council held its sixth public hearing on the issue of district elections as part of its Tuesday night meeting and delayed a decision to its meeting of May 21, possibly beyond that date, as it heads towards a fixed deadline at the end of July for putting any measure on the ballot […]

Glendale City Council Meeting

By Roman INGUANZO On Tuesday, the Glendale City Council conducted its weekly meeting. The meeting began with air quality updates by Michael Cacciotti, the Vice Chair-Elect of the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Throughout the presentation, Cacciotti emphasized ways that small businesses can benefit from clean air investments. If you are a small business […]

Montrose Shopping Park Association K-rails, Parking and Cleaning

By Justin HAGER The Montrose Shopping Park Association meeting last week uneventful as the organization geared up for its annual car show. Much of the meeting was dedicated to discussing ongoing concerns over parking, illegal dumping and cleanliness. With the removal of parklet K-rails coming on October 11 and the return of street parking, MSPA […]

Glendale Police Reports

Two Arrested, Loaded Firearm Recovered On Feb. 13 just after 3 a.m., a patrol officer was driving through an open parking lot on the 2000 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard when s/he observed an unoccupied vehicle parked in a marked disabled space without a disabled placard displayed. The officer also noticed the vehicle had expired registration […]

GPD Reports

Stalking and Restraining Order Investigation Leads to Arrest In 2008, 51-year-old Trevor Piotrowski of Los Angeles began sending threatening and harassing letters to a faith center on the 1600 block of South Glendale Avenue.  Piotrowski eventually moved to Michigan, but in 2014 he absconded from parole in Michigan and travelled back to Glendale in an […]

Aggression Against Artsakh Condemned by Council

By Julie BUTCHER The Glendale City Council on Tuesday night again expressed its strong condemnation of the aggression of Azerbaijan and Turkey against the independent republic of Artsakh. “These have been tough weeks for every Armenian,” Councilmember Ara Najarian said before thanking the city’s interim city manager and police chief for their responses to recent […]

Attack on Artsakh Opens Council Meeting

By Julie BUTCHER “On Sunday morning, Sept. 27, Azerbaijan launched an unprovoked large-scale military attack on the peaceful Artsakh community of Armenia – artillery fire, bombs, Turkish F-16s targeting civilians in the most intense hostility seen since the 1994 cease fire. Azerbaijan’s campaign of violence is even more concerning because of the belligerent support of […]

Beers Honored, Golanian Named Interim City Manager

By Julie BUTCHER The Glendale City Council took time at its Tuesday night meeting to honor and say farewell to retiring Manager Yasmin Beers, who leaves this week after 33 years of service to the City of Glendale. “I am saddened that you have left us,” said Councilmember Ara Najarian. “While we recognize your decades […]

Resolution Passes Council Recognizing Glendale’s ‘Sundown Town’ History

By Julie BUTCHER On Tuesday night, the Glendale City Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution affirming Glendale’s racist past, including acknowledging that it was a “Sundown Town,” apologizing for the pain caused by its past, and vowed to move forward in an actively anti-racist, inclusionary direction. The council heard from city staff as well […]

AB 5 Gets a Rework

By Julie BUTCHER “The system is rigged against the working poor and middle-class workers. That’s the truth. I’m so tired of corporate America. I’m tired of billionaires. I’m tired of income inequality. We are going to have to fight like hell coming out of this to change things. We have no choice,” San Diego Assemblymember […]

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