Peeling the Glendale onion…

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A coalition of Web application development companies and data analysis firms have combined forces and launched ThisWeKnow.org – a resource that combines a variety of databases and information to become “a single destination where [users] can search and browse all the information the government collects.”

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A search for Glendale, Calif. reveals all kinds of interesting signs of life.

Did you know: there are 25 factories within six miles of Glendale? That more than 18,000 pounds of 18 different pollutants are released?

How about that two bills have been introduced about Glendale by two members of Congress since 1993? (Both Republicans, neither of whom represented the district!)

Play around on the site and let us know what you think. Maybe it’ll generate some story ideas you want us to pounce on.

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Written by Max Zimbert

November 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm

Posted in glendale

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