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Proposed Glendale homeless shelter could house sex offenders
Proposed Glendale homeless shelter could house sex offenders
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/09/2013 at 12:59PM

Glendale residents are outraged to learn that a proposed homeless shelter could house criminals and sex offenders. The revelation came after the would-be shelter’s operators, Samaritan Village, penned a letter in response to local elected officials’ concerns. The nonprofit group is proposing the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) turn an abandoned factory at 78-16 Cooper [...]

CB5 chair: Glendale homeless shelter could be environmental nightmare
CB5 chair: Glendale homeless shelter could be environmental nightmare
News Billy Rennison 8/17/2012 at 2:00PM

Community concern caused by a rumored homeless shelter in Glendale may have been premature. The site in question, 78-16 Cooper Avenue, “does not meet Building Code requirements for residential occupancy and, due to the age and condition and previous occupancies, could be an environmental nightmare,” Community Board 5 said in a release. Rumors began circulating [...]

Forever 21 may be coming to Atlas Park
Forever 21 may be coming to Atlas Park
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/16/2012 at 8:00AM

The Shops at Atlas Park is still suffering a year-and-a-half after it was bought at a foreclosure auction. But a new tenant, Forever 21, could help the Glendale open-air shopping center turn a financial corner. Though its owner, Macerich, could not “confirm details of any retailers at this time,” a Forever 21 spokesperson confirmed to [...]

Possible Glendale homeless shelter met with opposition
Possible Glendale homeless shelter met with opposition
News Billy Rennison 8/15/2012 at 7:57AM

A potential plan to house a homeless shelter in Glendale may be evicted before it even moves in. Michael Wilner, the owner of the proposed site at 78-17 Cooper Avenue, has been in contact with a nonprofit agency, said Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, with the idea of turning the former factory into a homeless shelter. “The [...]