The Early Edition: Glendale News-Press

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Glendale will receive a federal grant to update its power grid. (Tammy Abbott/Glendale News-Press)

Smart-grid wish granted
CITY HALL — The Department of Energy announced Tuesday that Glendale and Burbank will each receive $20 million to help fund the installation of smart meters that track real-time water and electricity usage.

Parents: K-rails are affecting pedestrians, kids
LA CRESCENTA — Some parents say concrete barriers installed throughout La Crescenta to guard against possible mudflows have created unsafe conditions at certain intersections for children walking to neighborhood schools.

Taxicab company loses its appeal
CITY HALL — A “taxi war” between rival cab companies came to an end Tuesday when the City Council voted unanimously to uphold a commission decision preventing a sixth company from entering the Glendale market. In June, the Transportation & Parking Commission voted 3 to 2 to deny an application from United Taxi of the South-West for a permit allowing one of its taxis to pick up customers within Glendale.

More details of attack released
GLENDALE — Five people charged with allegedly torturing and beating two loan agents attacked them inside their residential office on South Verdugo Road, police said Tuesday.

GLENDALE YMCA QUARTERBACK CLUB: ‘The Great One’ comes to Glendale
A Quarterback Club, in its 67th year, meets Tuesdays at The Elk’s Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the eighth meeting of the year.

Vaqs retain conference crowns
GLENDALE — Repeating as Western State Conference champions was high on the list of ambitious goals for the Glendale Community College men’s and women’s cross-country teams entering the 2009 season.

Q&A: Frank Pita
Frank Pita will pay you to eat less candy on Halloween.


Written by Times Community News

October 28, 2009 at 8:43 am

Posted in News Roundups

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