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By Melanie Hicken | January 7, 2010
CITY HALL — Charter Communications is seeking nearly $1 million it claims the city owes in back payments for use of a communications network. The claim — filed in December under the name Marcus Cable Associates, which merged with Charter — stems from a dispute over whether the city must pay the cable company for use of an intranet system and cable modem services. The intranet provides “core communications” for the city and services City Hall, the police and fire stations, libraries and schools, said Christina Sansone, the city attorney handling the claim.
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December 26, 2008
Parade screening times announced Charter Communications has released its broadcast schedule of the Montrose Christmas Parade on Charter cable channel 25. Through Friday, Jan. 9 the parade will be shown at the following times per Charter Communications: Monday through Thursday at 3 p.m.; Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. DVD copies of the telecast are available through the Montrose Christmas Parade Association at a suggested...
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June 6, 2008
Everyone is busy attending graduations, finding alternate plans for the kids out of school, and don?t forget summer vacation. It is important to take some time out for you and your family to break up the everyday chaos of life. With gas prices out of sight, a lot of us will be staying close to home. Just put some time aside for yourself or with family and friends. It?s just refreshing. Great news: If you were not able to attend the beautiful Memorial Day service on May 26, you will be able to view it on Charter Communications channel 25. The event was videotaped and will be shown on Mondays at 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. This will run through June 25, so make sure you get to see it before it?
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May 19, 2008
Free panel discussion to focus on strokes A panel presentation on how to prevent recurrent strokes, given by doctors and stroke survivors, will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 30. The free lecture at Glendale Adventist Medical Center will address some of the warning signs that families and potential stroke victims should be looking for. Doctors plan to speak about how to prevent strokes from happening repeatedly and general awareness, while...
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 13, 2007
On Tuesday afternoon an estimated 35,000 Charter Communications customers' television sets went blank for a little over six hours. Close to 85 percent of Charter Communications customers that include Glendale, Montrose, La Crescenta and a small portion of La Cañada were affected by the outage. "It was a software problem," said Craig Watson, vice president for Charter Communications, western division. The outage actually only affected those televisions hooked up to a digital box; any sets that were hooked directly to cable in a wall socket continued to operate, Watson said.
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By Anthony Kim | July 12, 2007
GLENDALE — A software glitch blacked out cable television service in nearly 35,000 households just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The blackout lasted for six hours. Charter Communications customers said service was still choppy Wednesday morning. Parts of Glendale, Burbank, La Crescenta and La Cañada were affected by the largest television service failure in recent memory, said Craig Watson, vice president for communications of western division operations for Charter Communications.
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By CARL W. RAGGIO | May 29, 2007
Have you had an appliance problem recently; have you made your call overseas? Have you been in contact with India, the Philippines, Singapore or Bangkok? Maybe Texas, Minnesota, North Dakota or Nebraska? Anywhere but California, and certainly not in Glendale. Just have one of your appliances go on the fritz or have a day without Charter television and you will be dialing for help. If you have Direct TV you will deal with someone in Nebraska. If you have a problem, and you will, you relate your tale of woe to a computer, which is listening to you in your language of choice.
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By Tania Chatila | August 25, 2006
CITY HALL — Glendale residents may soon have a choice of cable service providers. The City Council unanimously approved a deal with AT&T Tuesday for the development of a bundled cable, Internet and telephone service provider. Project Lightspeed — which will likely be signed off on in the next two weeks — will include cable services, video, video services, enhanced broadband Internet access, and fiber services, among other things, Assistant City Manager Robert McFall said.
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