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PUSD rejects four-day school week

Peoria Unified School District will continue holding classes five days a week, after its governing board decided last week to reject a shorter school week and make other cuts that will balance the district’s budget for next year.

Monday 03/30/2015
Lawmakers try to limit PUSD advocacy
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 2:31 pm

As Peoria Unified School District and other districts have voiced opposition to the governor’s budget, lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a bill that would prohibit school officials from using official resources for political purposes.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Officer kills armed man near 67th Avenue and Bell Road
Posted: March 25, 2015

Approximately 9 a.m. March 24, a Glendale police officer shot and killed an armed man who refused commands to drop the weapon and appeared to be reaching for the weapon during an incident at 67th Avenue and Bell Road.

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Glendale undercover officers kill felony warrant suspect
Updated: March 18, 2015 - 1:58 pm

A 49-year-old woman was shot and killed by two undercover Glendale officers March 18 after trying to serve a felony warrant on the woman at a gas station at 67th and Peoria avenues.

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Monday 03/16/2015
City faces $11M claim over firefighters
Posted: March 16, 2015

Glendale Fire Department decided two firefighters deserve a short suspension for how they handled an October incident, while the family who called for medical aid wants millions from the city because they say their son could be traumatized for life.

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Thursday 02/12/2015
Fischer resigns post in wake of request for council e-mails
Updated: February 17, 2015 - 7:39 am

After 17 months on the job, Glendale City Manager Brenda Fischer resigned Feb. 12 during a city council special workshop executive session.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Chamber president claims city manager confronted him in public
Updated: February 12, 2015 - 3:39 pm

An incident at a local restaurant has the city council in discussions as to what to do about possible ethics and human resources violations by City Manager Brenda Fischer. The city council met 3 to 6 p.m. Fri. Jan. 23 to discuss matters of personnel and performance concerning Fischer and Chamber President and CEO Robert Heidt.

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Tuesday 12/02/2014
Committee plans to recall Diane Douglas
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Newly elected state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, who narrowly defeated Democrat David Garcia in the Nov. 4 election, is already facing a possible recall.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
Turner, Tolmachoff win - Ocotillo race too close to call
Updated: November 14, 2014 - 8:48 am

Glendale City Council will have two new faces and possibly another as Lauren Tolmachoff and Bart Turner won their races, while Jamie Aldama and Norma Alvarez wait to hear the final number with provisional ballots still to be counted.

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