Parking Stories


An Open Letter to Students Who Park on Campus

Friday, April 28, 2006

Thank you! Thank you for your patience and cooperation as the college begins work on a long-planned and awaited parking structure.

Disabled Student Speaks Out Against Faulty Elevators, Inconsiderate Parking

Friday, April 28, 2006

It seems that disabled students with special needs are always forgotten about. It seems we are the last to have any input. First of all, I am a disabled student, in case you’re wondering. Since the beginning of the school year, the elevator in the cafeteria building has been chronically in need of repair. It really should be replaced, along with the elevator in the San Gabriel building.

School Loses 8 Trees, but Parking Progresses

Friday, April 28, 2006

Bulldozers roared across the landscape of parking lot B on April 13 as they demolished eight trees that were on the site of the future parking structure.

Staff Voices Frustrations Over Parking Issues

Friday, April 28, 2006

A forum was held April 18 to address members of the campus classified staff who have become increasingly impatient and frustrated over the past few weeks because of parking difficulties brought about by the construction of the parking structure in Lot B.

Students Complain About Parking

Friday, April 28, 2006

Staff members are not the only ones on campus distressed over the recent shortage of parking spaces caused by the construction of the multimillion dollar parking structure. Students are also forced to bear the brunt of the situation after losing 350 parking spaces in Lot B.

Parking Lot Closures Plague Staff

Friday, April 7, 2006

As GCC embarks on a massive construction project this spring to relieve the parking shortage faced by students, staff members are left bearing the burden of a parking problem of their own.

Board Accommodates Student Parking

Friday, March 24, 2006

GCC is currently scheduled to commence the construction of additional parking facilities on April 6 and the trustees must ensure that daily life for students, faculty and staff is not disrupted during the 211-day construction process.

Budget Proposal Stirs Dissent Among Students

Friday, March 24, 2006

Tension filled the J.W. Smith Student Center Conference Room on March 14 as the members of the Associated Students of Glendale Community College (ASGCC) debated a new budget proposal designed to ease some of the financial burdens placed on students and to alleviate the college’s fiscal woes.

Board of Trustees Plans for Parking

Friday, March 10, 2006

The bid for a new parking structure for GCC students was accepted by the Board of Trustees on Feb. 27.

Students Seek to Ease Parking Woes

Friday, March 10, 2006

A price increase on student parking permits is foreseen as plans for a new parking structure are in the works to help ease students stress levels during the morning and afternoon battle royal over parking spaces at GCC’s over crowded parking structures and lots.

Buses Provide an Alternative to Driving

Friday, November 5, 2004

For some students it’s not about not having a car. For others who take the bus to school the reason is the rising cost of gas, the expense of the parking permit or the frustration of finding a parking spot.

Campus Views Change as Construction Continues

Friday, March 5, 2004

The face of Glendale College continues to change with the many building projects now completed and on the drawing boards. The expansion and renovation of the Science Center is just the beginning of campus construction.