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