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Dan Brotman asks GPD about LA County DA handling of reckless driving/street racing cases

For the second straight week since the street racing collision that claimed three innocent lives in Burbank on August 3, 2021 occurred, the subject of reckless driving and street racing came up at Glendale City Council on August 17, 2021. Many who drive on Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale (and Burbank)…

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Happy Independence Day! July 4, 2021

Wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. The best for health and happiness to everyone in Glendale, and our surrounding communities. Below are three local fireworks displays available for public viewing: Starlight Bowl – BurbankThe annual Burbank 4thof July fireworks display will take place beginning at 9:00 pm…

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Four Glendale Police Officers On Administrative Leave After Video Shows Them Beating 17-Year-Old

Warning: Graphic video Interestingly, the above video implies that it was KCAL News who brought the incident to the attention of GPD. And, GPD only took action after the media informed them that the incident went public. Did our own police department not know what was going on within its…

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Rest in Peace, Former GWP General Manager, Steve Zurn

via Glendale Water & Power Twitter feed:We are saddened to announce the untimely passing of our former General Manager Steve Zurn. Steve cultivated a 34 year career with the City of Glendale as Director of Public Works and GWP General Manager. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones…

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Outlook Newspapers: ‘Winegate’ Controversy Engrosses Council

Outlook Newspapers’ Glendale News-Press had especially good coverage of Ara Najarian’s failed over-reactive attempt to to create a scandal designed to impair the Design Review Board. Recall that Ara Najarian made a point of mentioning (threatening) media coverage at the City Council meeting. “More than two hours of discussing what…

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Ardy Kassakhian News & Views: Interview with Charles Mahtesian, POLITICO

An interview with POLITICO’s Senior Political Editor Charles Mahtesian about the Capitol Hill protests/riots, the Democratic control of the Congress and White House and what the future holds for local agencies struggling with the pandemic.

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Jogger Spitting on Citizens Located, Arrested and Booked

Media Contact:  Sgt. HauptmannOffice: 818-937-8888Cell: 818-299-1565Email: GPDPIO@Glendaleca.gov Jogger Spitting on Citizens Located, Arrested and Booked In late 2020, the Glendale Police Department began receiving reports regarding a shirtless male jogger who was spitting on random people outdoors, primarily for not wearing a face mask.  Victims of his assaults ranged in…

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Ardy Kassakhian Discussion Series: Interview with NE Patriots Dir. of Football Berj Najarian

Ardy Ardashes Kassakhian (via Facebook): “Interview with Berj Najarian (Director of Football/Head Coach Administration with the New England Patriots) about his and the New England Patriots activism on the war in Armenia/Artsakh and the humanitarian crisis taking places in the wake of Azerbaijani and Turkish war crimes. We talk baseball,…

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Male Arrested for Theft, Heroin, Obstructing and Possessing Five Handguns with Ammo at The Galleria Mall

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Sgt. HauptmannOffice: 818-937-8888Cell: 818-299-1565Email: GPDPIO@Glendaleca.gov Male Arrested for Theft, Heroin, Obstructing and Possessing Five Handguns with Ammo at The Galleria Mall On December 18, 2020, around 2:45 p.m., officers assigned to the Glendale Police Department’s Downtown Policing Unit received a call from a business at…

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COVID-19: LA County Health Department vs. Glendale Pseudo Health Department

As I posted earlier, councilmember Ara Najarian wasted Glendale City Council time recently on a half-baked proposal to create a Glendale health department. His motivation was to circumvent restrictions on outdoor dining imposed by LA County, and had nothing to do with the public’s health. And his vision for the…

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L.A. County on verge of becoming COVID-19 epicenter: ‘We are getting crushed’

Two weeks ago, Ara Najarian and Vrej Agajanian were pondering a ‘Mock Health Department’ to do everything they can to ditch the LA County Health Department’s authority, and preserve the health of the dine-out-burger. Perhaps they should have been preparing for the post Thanksgiving effects of COVID-19. Los Angeles Times…

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Ardy Kassakhian Discussion Series: Conversation with Arsen Shirvanyan in Armenia Delivering Aid to Displaced Families

Ardy Ardashes Kassakhian (via Facebook): “Sharing my conversation with Arsen Shirvanyan who is in Armenia delivering aid to displaced families from Hadrut and other parts of Artsakh. Remember that Hadrut is occupied Armenian land. If you want to help, donate to www.Code3Angels.org and www.HyeHopes.org. Thank you to all who have…

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Ardy Kassakhian: Fundraiser for the Daughter of Glendale Resident, Elena Ledford

(Via Ardy Kassakhian, Facebook) Councilmember Ardy Kassakhian posted to social media today to bring awareness to a fundraiser created for the 14-year old daughter of Glendale resident, Elena Ledford, who was found slain in a Pasadena park two days before Thanksgiving. Kassakhian wrote: “Help if you can. Some of you…

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COVID-19: Councilmember Ara Najarian Proposes Pseudo Health Department to Circumvent LA County Restrictions

Ara Najarian shows us exactly how much importance he places on the health and well-being of Glendale citizens. Najarian proposed the creation of a pseudo-health department which Glendale can lay claim to by “meeting the qualification and check the boxes.” His motivation was NOT FOR THE SAKE OF PUBLIC HEALTH,…

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Aggregated Glendale News: October 28 – November 3, 2020

Azbarez News November 2, 2020 Glendale Mayor, City Councilmembers Visit Armenia’s Consul General See The Armenian Weekly for updates on Azerbaijan’s war on Artsakh Crescenta Valley Weekly October 30, 2020 Arrest of Glendale Police Sergeant Mike Woolner KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO October 29, 2020 Police release photos of dangerous driving trend…

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For the ‘last minute’ voters in Glendale

The system only works correctly when you exercise your rights. All local polling places are open until 8:00 PM. See the list below for the one nearest you. Pacific Community CenterGymnasium501 S. Pacific Ave.Glendale, CA 91204Map to Location Glendale Express HotelGrand Ballroom450 W. Pioneer Dr.Glendale, CA 91203 Chevy Chase Branch…

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Aggregated Glendale News: October 27, 2020

KTLA 5 October 27, 2020 Firefighters respond to small brush fire in Glendale Within 40 minutes, it had scorched 8 acres. CBS News Los Angeles October 27, 2020 Evacuations Lifted, Power To Be Restored After Crews Get Handle On Grandview Brush Fire In Glendale Canyon News October 25, 2020 Glendale…

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