Senator Portantino Authors Bill to Help GCC Offset April 24th Campus Closing Costs

At the request of Glendale Community College, Senator Anthony J. Portantino introduced legislation to help the college offset revenue losses associated with closing on April 24. This date is important to the Armenian community as it commemorates the Armenian Genocide when 1.5 million Armenians were killed. The Glendale Unified School District and Glendale Community College […]

Luxury Dine-in Movie Experience at MGN Five Star Cinema

Luxury Dine-in Movie Experience at MGN Five Star Cinema

Building on the trend of recreating and transforming key business pockets in Glendale that began with the Americana, Bloomingdale’s and the newly renovated Galleria, MGN Five Star Cinema replaced the long standing Mann 10 Theater complex on Maryland Avenue in August 2013. It has become one of Glendale’s biggest attractions, bringing the experience of luxury […]

Conducting a Tune

Marc Stirdivant, senior administrative analyst for the City of Glendale, Community Services & Parks Dept., enthusiastically took the baton during the final performance of the season of the Glendale Pops on Friday. Stirdivant was the lucky winner in a fundraising raffle for Glendale Arts that offered a chance to conduct the Glendale Pops. Stirdivant, whose […]

UPDATE: Montrose Christmas Parade and Wind Information

The Montrose Christmas Parade volunteers are busily working to get everything ready for tonight. Coordinators are monitoring the winds, however as of 1:15 p.m. the parade was a go. “You might be in a for a little luck,” said Stuart Seto, weather specialist at the National Weather Service in Oxnard. The winds appear to be dying […]

Crescenta Valley Town Council Election Results

By Mary O’KEEFE Danette Erickson has retained her seat as a regular councilmenber of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. Former member Frank Beyt and present member Charles Beatty were also elected as regular members. They will be serving a three-year term. Alternate members are: present CVTC  members Odalis C. Suarez and Robert Thomas, and new […]

Boy on 2 Freeway

By Mary O’KEEFE At about 10 a.m. Sunday morning Glendale police responded to a call to assist California HIghway Patrol concerning an 11-year-old boy that was alone  on the southbound Glendale (2) freeway near the 2 and Foothill (210) freeway interchange, said Lt. Ian Grimes. The call came from a motorist who observed the child […]

Bear in the Neighborhood

By Mary O’KEEFE At 8 p.m. on Saturday, Glendale Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Markridge Road concerning a call from residents reporting a bear in the neighborhood going through trash and entering residents’ backyards. GPD helicopter and patrol units responded to the Markridge Road and Frederick Avenue area, west of Deukmejian Wilderness […]

Glendale Pops Swings at the Americana

By Ted AYALA Matt Catingub and the Glendale Pops Orchestra were a snug fit amidst the retro-themed décor of the Americana at Brand during their “Summer Night Swing” concert on Thursday night, June 30. The Americana’s architecture, a kind of idealized throwback to art deco styles of the 1920s and 1930s, was a most convivial […]

Glendale City Council Tries to Plug Budget Gap

By Ted AYALA Glendale City Council had to wrangle with tough choices on Tuesday during the last council meeting. With an expected shortfall of $18 million in revenue looming, the city of Glendale will be forced to take decisive action in plugging the budget gap while maintaining city services. “Our strategies are seeking concessions from […]

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