July 27, 2012
Ron Kaye's July 21 column, “ Restructuring the GWP ,” serves as another supportive voice for the city's bad policy presented under the guise of being balanced. Electricity rates should have gone down nearly every year for the past four years, but they went down only the year before the last election. Glendale's electric power comes from purchased electricity and from its own gas-powered generators. According to the city's financial reports, GWP customers cut electric usage by nearly 10% so the GWP was less dependent on wholesale purchases from the grid.
December 6, 2012
Jack Ivie is returning to Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center -- this time as its president. Ivie was the hospital's assistant executive director and vice president of hospital operations from 1980 to 1992, and was most recently the vice president of the Inland Empire area for Dignity Health and chief executive at St. Bernardine Medical Center and Community Hospital in San Bernardino. Besides his past employment, Ivie, a Pasadena resident, has other ties to the hospital.
February 9, 2001
Alecia Foster NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Glendale school district officials plan to ask the state Board of Education to waive a penalty levied against Lincoln Elementary after a teacher there was accused of helping students cheat on a standardized test. District officials had been watching and waiting to see what happened with a similar appeal by the San Bernardino City Unified School District. "That's one of the reasons we were holding back before submitting our request," said Don Empey, deputy superintendent of educational services for Glendale Unified.
January 19, 2001
Alex Coolman LYNWOOD -- When Dennis O'Neil says he has a million people to see, that's exactly what he means. O'Neil, who grew up in La Crescenta, recently was appointed the new auxiliary bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino. In that role, he will be responsible for meeting with the parishes of San Bernardino and Riverside counties, a 27,000-square-mile territory that's home to about a million Catholics. "It's really been undergoing tremendous growth in recent years," O'Neil said.
October 22, 2003
Josh Kleinbaum The Most Rev. Dennis Patrick O'Neil, auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino and a former elementary school student in Montrose, has died of natural causes. Diocesan officials found O'Neil, 63, late Sunday morning in his Grand Terrace residence after he failed to show up for several events over the weekend. O'Neil was the first of 10 children of Robert and Patricia O'Neil. He was born in Fremont, Neb., but moved to Montrose and attended Holy Redeemer Elementary School.
May 31, 2007
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST ? Montrose Search and Rescue crews returned home Wednesday evening after taking part in a successful two-day effort to find a 44-year-old South Los Angeles man on Mt. San Antonio in the Angeles National Forest, authorities said. The man was rescued after spending three days alone on the mountain with bone protruding from a compound fracture to his ankle, said Mike Leum, reserve chief of Search and Rescue for Los Angeles County and member of the Montrose team.
August 8, 2000
The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. As with all arrests, they presumed are innocent until proved otherwise. Bryon Baalbergen, 21, Sun Valley Gary E. Baird, 25, Canoga Park Pablo A. Bolamos, 36, North Hollywood Colleen C. Estrada. 47. Glendale Joe Farr Jr., 43, San Bernardino Theodore J. Ferrara, 28, La Crescenta Agustin V. Garcia, 47, Los Angeles George Hernandez Jr., 30, Glendale Elyssa A. Levy, 31, Montrose Hector M. Monroy, 40, Altadena Shin Voong Lee, 48, Glendale Daniel Remos, 28, San Gabriel Jesse Roberts III, 53, Pasadena
February 29, 2000
Claudia Peschiutta GLENDALE - The announcement must have been music to her ears. Grace Sheldon-Williams, a music teacher at Glendale High School, on Monday night was named one of 10 finalists for the 1999-2000 BRAVO Award, honoring innovative arts instructors and programs in Southern California. The winners, who were to be announced at a gala awards dinner hosted by director Garry Marshall, were Palm Avenue Elementary School in San Bernardino County and teachers Carol Wright Dobbs of the Los Angeles Unified School District and Samantha Carson of the Saugus Union School District.
March 11, 2003
JOHN PHILIP SCHMIDT John Philip Schmidt, a longtime La Canada Flintridge resident, died March 3, 2003. Mr. Schmidt was born Oct. 15, 1915, in Mt. Vernon, Ind. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He joined the Glendale Fire Department, and rose to the rank of captain before he retired in 1974. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Judi and Doug Renn; son, Steve; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Rudy Pulice; granddaughter, Jessica Pulice and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
May 3, 2000
Alecia Foster DOWNTOWN -- The state Public Employees Retirement System regional office has made Glendale its home. The Los Angeles regional office, one of eight in California, opened its doors on North Central Avenue May 1. The office handles inquiries and customer requests, offers financial seminars and assists with other retirement related needs. Howard Cannon, a former Glendale city employee who retired in 1979, said he was happy to learn he would no longer have to drive to West Los Angeles to utilize some of the services.