Jeff Landa

Writer

Jeff Landa is the city hall reporter for the Glendale News-Press. A first-generation American and Orange County native, he graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in rhetoric. His reporting has appeared on NPR's Morning Edition and his college paper, The Daily Californian.

Recent Articles

  • Armenian American Orphans Christmas Telethon strives to be most successful one yet

    Armenian American Orphans Christmas Telethon strives to be most successful one yet

    For almost 20 years, Glendale resident and TV show host Ovanes Balayan has raised money to help disadvantaged children in Armenia by organizing the Armenian American Orphans Christmas Telethon, which is set to be held Thursday. Balayan’s nonprofit organization, the Armenian American Orphans and...

  • Windsor retirement community celebrates 80 years in Glendale

    Windsor retirement community celebrates 80 years in Glendale

    Windsor, a continuing-care retirement community in Glendale, celebrated its 80th anniversary last week. Elderly residents say frequent social activities are just part of living there. The 3.5-acre facility invited its roughly 140 residents, as well as friends and family, to mark the occasion with...

  • Pending proposals for the Scholl Canyon landfill keep local residents wary

    Several Glendale and Eagle Rock residents reminded City Council members and city staff recently of their ongoing concerns about tentative plans for the Scholl Canyon landfill. Currently, the city is reviewing two proposals for the site. An environmental-impact report is still under review for the...

  • Banners with messages of support reach Hurricane Harvey shelter

    Banners with messages of support reach Hurricane Harvey shelter

    A Burbank resident delivered banners earlier this month representing the city of Burbank and Roosevelt Elementary School to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, to show those sheltered from Hurricane Harvey that the California city and school care for them. Hurricane Harvey...

  • Open Arts & Music Festival returns to Glendale Saturday

    Open Arts & Music Festival returns to Glendale Saturday

    The Open Arts & Music Festival, featuring live music, craft beers and various workshops, will return to Glendale for its second year on Saturday, but this time its location will change to the 200 block of Brand Boulevard, between California and Wilson avenues — a move from last year’s Central Park...

  • Crescenta Valley community commemorates 9/11 with 50-vehicle motorcade

    Crescenta Valley community commemorates 9/11 with 50-vehicle motorcade

    A Sept. 11 remembrance motorcade filled with law enforcement officials, first responders and classic American vehicles made its way through the Crescenta Valley Monday morning honoring the firefighters, police officers and others killed in the 2001 attacks. The Crescenta Valley Remembrance Motorcade,...

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