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By Melanie Hicken | August 5, 2009
CITY HALL — Glendale homeless seeking permanent shelter will soon have another option under a permanent supportive housing program that received Housing Authority approval Tuesday. The authority voted 6 to 0, with Councilman Dave Weaver absent, to approve Los Angeles-based nonprofit PATH Ventures as the program’s sponsor, starting immediately. The five-unit, scattered site will place homeless clients in privately leased units throughout the area, with the sponsor acting as a case manager and mediator.
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By Melanie Hicken | October 19, 2009
GLENDALE — Putting the chronically homeless into permanent housing with support services actually saves tax dollars in the long run, according to a study released this week by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. The study, commissioned by the United Way and conducted by researchers at the USC Center for Community Health Studies at the Keck School of Medicine and Housing Works, followed four previously homeless people who had been placed in permanent supportive housing programs, which provided subsidized housing as well as case-management services.
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By Fred Ortega | April 11, 2006
CITY HALL ? The Salvation Army will ask the Glendale Housing Authority today to enter into an agreement for four new affordable rental units next to the organization's Nancy Painter Home, a transitional housing project for the homeless on Chester Street. The Salvation Army bought a 12,500-square-foot property next to the Nancy Painter Home, and plans to contribute $108,000 for the new rental units. It also secured a $400,000 supportive housing program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NEWS
By Anthony Kim | June 30, 2007
A resolution recognizing and commemorating the Armenian genocide has gathered majority support in the House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff announced Friday. "The Affirmative of the U.S. Record on the Armenian Genocide" resolution — House Resolution 106 — calls on the president to characterize the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as genocide. The resolution had 218 cosponsors as of Friday — which is a majority in the House of Representatives and the most support any genocide bill has ever accrued.
LOCAL
December 23, 2005
Crescenta Valley Girl Scout's Service Unit recently completed it's fall service project supporting Haven House -- a local home for battered women and children. Troops 926 and 423 spearheaded the efforts, collecting hygiene and comfort items as well as toys for 30 women and children. Items were donated from CV Service unit troops as well as the community. The Junior Girl Scouts organized and wrapped the items for each family member. Scouts said it felt good to help families that are in need have a better Christmas.
NEWS
January 30, 2003
Karen S. Kim A contract between an affordable senior housing developer and the city could be on the rocks after Mayor Rafi Manoukian announced he no longer supports the project. It's not affordable housing for seniors that bothers Manoukian. It's the company the City Council hired. The mayor said he was outraged by allegations from residents that American Senior Living Inc. had told applicants they needed to send $200 with their applications for a spot on the waiting list.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | August 4, 2009
Glendale homeless seeking permanent shelter would have a new option under a proposed permanent supportive housing program that goes to the Housing Authority for review this afternoon. The authority is expected to approve the nonprofit PATH Ventures as the program’s sponsor starting immediately. The new project is intended to take the place of the Freedom House transitional housing program, which was closed in 2008 when the Antelope Valley Domestic Violence Council notified the city it would no longer be able to operate the program.
NEWS
January 18, 2013
Glendale Memorial Hospital awarded $118,263 to nine local nonprofits on Thursday. The recipients of this year's grants were the Armenian Relief Society, Ascencia, Glendale's Commission on the Status of Women, the Corporation for Supportive Housing, the Glendale Assn. for the Retarded, the Glendale Community Free Health Clinic, Glendale Healthy Kids, the Glendale Salvation Army and the YWCA of Glendale. The money, awarded through the hospital's Community Grants Program, is provided by Glendale Memorial's parent company, Dignity Health.
NEWS
July 12, 2003
Joshua Pelzer Glendale will see a larger share of the federal housing pie this year, which means expanded services, projects and financial assistance for local residents. Home Investment Partnership Act grant funding increased to $2.4 million, up 19% from last year based on the city's population growth. Each city is eligible for the grant, which Glendale has received every year since 1992 to fund affordable housing construction and rehabilitation.
NEWS
March 22, 2014
Good morning, 818 locals. Today is Saturday, March 22, 2014. Here are your top headlines in the 818 region: The Burbank City Council may consider a temporary ordinance that would prohibit unlicensed supportive housing facilities in single-family residential areas per the public's request, after dozens of residents in recent weeks have asked the council members to take immediate action on the issue. After 65 years in business, Zinke's Shoe Repair -- the store whose flickering neon sign that animates a hammer striking a shoe heel -- will soon be leaving Glendale for Pasadena.
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By Melanie Hicken | October 19, 2009
GLENDALE — Putting the chronically homeless into permanent housing with support services actually saves tax dollars in the long run, according to a study released this week by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. The study, commissioned by the United Way and conducted by researchers at the USC Center for Community Health Studies at the Keck School of Medicine and Housing Works, followed four previously homeless people who had been placed in permanent supportive housing programs, which provided subsidized housing as well as case-management services.
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By Melanie Hicken | August 5, 2009
CITY HALL — Glendale homeless seeking permanent shelter will soon have another option under a permanent supportive housing program that received Housing Authority approval Tuesday. The authority voted 6 to 0, with Councilman Dave Weaver absent, to approve Los Angeles-based nonprofit PATH Ventures as the program’s sponsor, starting immediately. The five-unit, scattered site will place homeless clients in privately leased units throughout the area, with the sponsor acting as a case manager and mediator.
NEWS
By Anthony Kim | June 30, 2007
A resolution recognizing and commemorating the Armenian genocide has gathered majority support in the House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff announced Friday. "The Affirmative of the U.S. Record on the Armenian Genocide" resolution — House Resolution 106 — calls on the president to characterize the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as genocide. The resolution had 218 cosponsors as of Friday — which is a majority in the House of Representatives and the most support any genocide bill has ever accrued.
NEWS
By Fred Ortega | April 11, 2006
CITY HALL ? The Salvation Army will ask the Glendale Housing Authority today to enter into an agreement for four new affordable rental units next to the organization's Nancy Painter Home, a transitional housing project for the homeless on Chester Street. The Salvation Army bought a 12,500-square-foot property next to the Nancy Painter Home, and plans to contribute $108,000 for the new rental units. It also secured a $400,000 supportive housing program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
LOCAL
December 23, 2005
Crescenta Valley Girl Scout's Service Unit recently completed it's fall service project supporting Haven House -- a local home for battered women and children. Troops 926 and 423 spearheaded the efforts, collecting hygiene and comfort items as well as toys for 30 women and children. Items were donated from CV Service unit troops as well as the community. The Junior Girl Scouts organized and wrapped the items for each family member. Scouts said it felt good to help families that are in need have a better Christmas.
NEWS
January 30, 2003
Karen S. Kim A contract between an affordable senior housing developer and the city could be on the rocks after Mayor Rafi Manoukian announced he no longer supports the project. It's not affordable housing for seniors that bothers Manoukian. It's the company the City Council hired. The mayor said he was outraged by allegations from residents that American Senior Living Inc. had told applicants they needed to send $200 with their applications for a spot on the waiting list.
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