Glendale’s rich history goes back over 100 years. It is currently 30.6 square miles and home to over 200,000 residents. Glendale is a great location; it is next door to Los Angeles, Pasadena, Burbank and Hollywood. Despite its access to these metropolitan areas it remains one of the safest communities in Los Angeles County with outstanding schools. A key component to ensuring a high quality of life is attracting and retaining businesses that invest in our infrastructure and our people. The City is also proud to call itself home to Walt Disney Imagineering, DreamWorks, and the Americana at Brand.
The City of Glendale’s operation is grounded in civic ownership. The City strives to ensure that residents’ needs are met by making sound financial decisions, providing superior customer service, working alongside residents, and investing in the safe and health of the community. With an abundance of libraries, recreation, and cultural opportunities residents of Glendale have the benefits of small town living.