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Glendale’s top cop announces retirement

After serving the city of Glendale for four years and having three decades in law enforcement under his belt, Police Chief Robert Castro will retire at the end of this year. His last day on the job is set for Dec. 29. In a letter sent to members of the department this week, Castro, 52, said his...

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Turning on the AC: Stereotypes don't fit local teens

Turning on the AC: Stereotypes don't fit local teens

One of the benefits of covering high school and college sports is getting to watch the future leaders of this country and our community in action. If you read a newspaper, watch talk shows or listen to sports radio, there’s quite a bit of misinformation out there regarding kids, particularly teenagers....

Life & Arts

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Burbank Rose Parade float nearly complete
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Burbank Rose Parade float nearly complete

With just a little more than two weeks until the 2018 Rose Parade, volunteers with the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. said they are feeling confident this year’s entry will be ready in time for its debut appearance on New Year’s Day. This past Tuesday morning, a handful of volunteers were at...

Opinion

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  • It’s about time

    In June, state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon set up a subcommittee of the Assembly Rules Committee to review our harassment policy and assigned me as chair. At the time, I didn’t think much of it. In my mind, the subcommittee was going to be a quiet, routine, review of our current policies and...

  • City officials seem to be addicted to development

    The Glendale News-Press recently ran a “Glendale’s Best” survey to determine the opinion of Glendale residents on a wide-ranging list of businesses. Why not run a survey to find out how many Glendalians want more apartments built in the downtown area? I don’t have a very large social circle but...

  • Proposed apartment project draws critics; one reader wants marijuana banned

    Yet another gigantic development is up for public hearing on Dec. 13 in the city of Glendale. Developer Carmel Partners proposes Glendale Unified School District Apartments — a five-story, 286-unit building in the quiet low-rise residential community — along the narrow one-lane streets at 206 N....

  • Praise for Armenia Fund Telethon coverage; plea for fewer school holidays on GUSD calendar

    Thank you for publishing the article, “Armenia Fund to host 20th annual Thanksgiving Day telethon,” for it brings awareness to the strength of the Armenian spirit. The annual telethon is a way for the Armenian community to come together in support of one another. It is amazing how spread out, yet...

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