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April 5, 2012
The Glendale City Council this week gave communities the ability to assess themselves and to use that money to pay for improvements. The so-called community benefit districts would act in a similar way to the more well-known business improvement districts, in which business owners assess themselves a fee or tax each year and then use that money to pay for infrastructure upgrades and other amenities. Participating property owners in a community benefit district would contribute money and then decide which improvements they'd like made using those funds, including marketing materials, extra security and additional litter removal beyond what the city provides.
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SPORTS
From Staff Reports | December 28, 2012
BOYS' BASKETBALL Glendale 50, Grant 42 : Vahe Aristakessian finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds Friday to lead the Nitros (5-6) in a pool-play game of the Hart Tournament. Arthur Terzyan had eight blocks for the Nitros, who will meet Hart in the tournament's championship game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Flintridge Prep 77, Troy 65 : Robert Cartwright and Jedrick Eugenio had 20 points apiece Friday for the Rebels (7-3) in a semifinal game of the Santa Barbara Holiday Classic.
NEWS
March 20, 2012
Burbank and Glendale city firefighters put out an apartment fire in the 500 block of Irving in Glendale Tuesday afternoon. It was orginally reported that there were people possibly trapped inside, but authorities found no victims and the fire was conatined to one unit in the two-story building. -- Ross A. Benson, Special to Times Community News
NEWS
January 31, 2012
Elmer Armstrong, of the Platters, performs for the residents at Scholl Canyon Estates in Glendale where the retirement community was transformed back into the 1950s on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. -- Tim Berger
THE818NOW
By Jason Wells, jason.wells@latimes.com | July 7, 2011
Reports of an activated fire sprinkler system at a downtown Glendale office building was actually a broken water coupling. Most firefighters that descending on the building in the 200 block of North Brand Boulevard at about 11:35 a.m. have been called off as some crews remain to clean up the water.
NEWS
July 17, 2013
A lighting design company was burglarized late Monday in northeast Glendale, police said. Someone entered Kinetic Lighting in the 700 block of Thompson Avenue about 10:40 p.m. and stole a computer off a desk, according to police. Officers found pry marks on a door frame but were unable to locate the thief. -- Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com Follow on Google+ and on Twitter: @VeronicaRochaLA . ALSO:  Hard times for Glendale's Camp Rosie USC completes purchase of Verdugo Hills Hospital Man injured after being hit over head with golf club
THE818NOW
October 4, 2011
Chase bank will open a new branch at 224 W. Colorado St. in Glendale on Thursday. The ribbon cutting ceremony starts 11:00 a.m. and will be performed by Chamber of Commerce president, Judy Kendall. Representatives from supervisor Mike Antonovich and Congressman Adam Schiff and bank executives will also be present for the event.  This will be the third Chase branch in Glendale. The new branch will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.   - -Katie Landan , Times Community News Twitter: @katielandan
NEWS
August 3, 2012
Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday at an undisclosed location in Glendale. Officers will also check motorists for valid driver's licenses at the grant-funded checkpoint. Glendale police arrested 611 motorists on suspicion of DUI during the first six months this year - a higher number compared to the same period last year that was attributed to stepped-up enforcement efforts. Officers made 356 DUI arrests from January to June last year, according to the Police Department.
NEWS
December 23, 2011
Hmmm…let me get this right. The city of Glendale is cutting services to its citizens, asking city employees to take pay cuts and contribute more to the pensions, but they are essentially giving away a prime piece of downtown property valued at $2.5 million to bring in a new theater (“More choices for Glendale movie-goers,” Dec. 6)? Oh yeah, I forgot, it will attract residents with more cultured tastes to patronize local business. I guess common-folk taste ain't good enough and we ain't got the money to buy tickets.
NEWS
September 16, 2011
Wake up! Do more research and less name calling. Regarding the Sept. 1 letter, “Pay no attention to nutty fringe groups,” I am a member of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and believe that they do a lot of good work for the protection of animals. I suggest your readers look further into how humans make a buck by terrorizing and slaughtering animals. That's what is really nutty. What does an elephant have to do with Glendale anyway? I grew up in this city and a circus theme as a New Years float has no correlation.
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