Preliminary Hearing Scheduled on Glendale Hit and Run

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] A motorist pleaded not guilty today to charges stemming from an alleged hit-and-run crash in Glendale that killed a 72-year- old woman four days before Christmas. Mira Gjura, 62, of Glendale, is charged with one felony count of hit-and-run driving resulting in death or serious injury and one misdemeanor count of vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence, according to the Los Angeles County […]

Locals seek new levies despite $4B property tax surge

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] By Dan Walters Local government officials throughout the state got some very good financial news when county tax assessors toted up changes in taxable property values for their 2018-19 budgets. The state’s uber-strong real estate market generated a 6.51 percent increase in those values, adding another $374 billion to the property tax rolls and […]

Glendale to Open Lottery Application for 31 Affordable Housing Units

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] Glendale, CA – On Tuesday, October 23, the City of Glendale announced a multi-project affordable rental housing lottery for 31 affordable units in Glendale. Five project sites are included in this lottery. Twelve very low income units are available at The Link at 3901 – 3915 San Fernando Rd. Five very low income […]

Four Men Treated for Apparent Overdoses on Synthetic Opioid in Glendale

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] GLENDALE (CNS) – Four men were taken to a hospital from a Glendale apartment after apparently overdosing on the synthetic opioid Fentanyl, police said today. Paramedics were sent to the residence on Columbus Avenue near Broadway about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, said Glendale police Sgt. Dan Suttles. The men, in their 20s, were taken […]

Apartment rental scam…

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] GLENDALE (CNS) – Glendale police today sought possible additional victims of a man who allegedly swindled people out of money in an apartment rental scam. Wail Balkhi, 22, of Glendale was arrested Wednesday on a warrant after he was charged with four counts of grand theft by false pretenses, the Glendale Police Department […]

Contesting A Parking Citation

Most of us have at one time or another received a parking citation. Sometimes we knew we did wrong, but figured we wouldn’t get caught! Other times, we just don’t notice the signs. And, sometimes, citations are actually issued in error! Several years ago, the Criminal Courts decided that they were overloaded and didn’t want […]

What Kind of Glendale Do We Want to Live in?

[fsn_row][fsn_column width=”12″][fsn_text] By Dan Brotman, Adjunct Professor of Economics G.C.C. Glendale Water and Power (GWP) is proposing to replace all but one unit of the Grayson plant with new generators. They call it a Smokestacks with pollution “repowering” and paint it as a long overdue upgrade to an aging facility. But don’t let the word repowering […]