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Glendale hospitals give over $400,000 to update city’s medical emergency equipment

In a coordinated effort with local hospitals Adventist Health Glendale, Glendale Memorial Hospital and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, the Glendale Fire Department has outfitted its 9 fire engines and 3 fire trucks with specialized ZOLL-brand defibrillators that double as vital signs monitors, according to…

Construction of small-lot homes at former Philippine Village to begin soon

Construction will start this year at the location of what was once the Philippine Village community center for a 38-unit multifamily residential development at 4515 Eagle Rock Boulevard. Los Angeles’ zoning administrator approved the project, which was designed by architecture firm Rachel Allen…

Occidental delays installment of Stearns air conditioning

Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs Rob Flot announced to the student body July 15 via email that the college’s original plan to install air conditioning in Stearns Hall before the start of the 2018–2019 school year would be postponed.…

Small-lot developments shake up Los Angeles architecture

At the corner of Bridewell Street and Pollard Street in Highland Park, three miles east of Occidental, the construction of nine small-lot, single-family residences led by Santa Clarita-based developer Williams Homes forges ahead. The project is part of an increasingly popular trend in…

Garcetti belongs in city hall, not the White House

After Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s April 14 visit to Iowa, his run for the 2020 U.S. presidency is all but assured. By any measure, Garcetti’s policy choices and leadership would be a vast improvement from the current administration. However, abandoning…

Grayson power plant remains unpowered

After a nine-hour meeting, the Glendale City Council moved not to certify an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) produced by Glendale Water and Power (GWP) in a 4–1 vote April 11. The meeting was the longest on record since the beginning of 2018.…

Restaurant turnover on Colorado shakes up neighborhood

Over the past year, a series of restaurant closures and openings has swept through Highland Park and Eagle Rock. Among the recently closed businesses are Dave’s Chillin & Grillin, which closed in May 2017, and Camilo’s California Bistro, which closed after 18…

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