“As one of the lead applicants, I feel like we’ve been in a marathon and we’re ready to cross the finish line.”
— Tammi Relyea, whose home would fall within the proposed Ard Eevin Highlands district that comes back to the City Council for a final vote next week.
“The next thing I knew I saw a car off to my right, and we got hit and the only thing I was concerned about was my baby.”
— Glendale resident John Sumner, who was driving through the intersection of Brand Boulevard and Broadway when a motorist ran a red light and crashed into Sumner’s minivan.
“At any given time, say at 7 in the morning, you may have three traffic officers working, and they have to cover 350 miles of roadway in the city of Glendale.”
— Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz, on the need for more of a police presence to regulate traffic safety in the city.
“We’re moving forward and feel lucky that in an environment where so many districts are handing out pink slip letters, we’re able to, because of our reserves, give some teachers more stability in a time of instability.”
— Joylene Wagner, president of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education, which converted 164 temporary teacher contracts toward permanent status Thursday.