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  • 'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery

    'Portraits of the Garden' opens at Sturt Haaga Gallery
    The January show at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens intimately toys with the bandwidth of botany, allowing the Los Angeles contemporary art scene to play with social media engagement and bend tradition.  At the entry of the gallery's first...
  • Comfort-women statue dispute continues

    Comfort-women statue dispute continues
    A Glendale resident, along with a Los Angeles resident and a nonprofit group, filed a lawsuit this week asking a federal judge to force the city of Glendale to remove a controversial statue in a public park that honors women victimized by the Japanese...
  • Glendale public arts programs get funding

    Glendale public arts programs get funding
    The Glendale Arts & Culture Commission recently gave a thumbs-up for two separate $60,000 contracts with consultants to continue the city’s art-in-vacant-storefront program and a new one focused on temporary public art exhibits on various sites....
  • Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit

    Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit
    In City Council chambers packed with about 100 people, Glendale council members said they were not fazed by a lawsuit filed last week in federal district court asking a judge to remove a city statue honoring women victimized by the Japanese Army during...
  • Japanese politicians call on 'comfort women' statue removal

    Japanese politicians call on 'comfort women' statue removal
    Three members of Japan's House of Representatives called on Glendale to remove an 1,100-pound statue honoring an estimated 80,000 to 200,000 women from Korea, China and other countries forced into prostitution by the Japanese Army during World War II....
  • 818 Roundup: 'Comfort women' statue, Devil's Gate Dam sediment removal protest

    818 Roundup: 'Comfort women' statue, Devil's Gate Dam sediment removal protest
    Good morning, 818 readers. It's expected to be a wet day with a 60% chance of rain for Los Angeles County today, Thursday, Dec. 19. Showers are expected after sunrise and could slam roads for commuters. Here are the top headlines in the 818 area code:...
  • Development fees may more than double

    Apartment and condominium developers may have to pay more than twice as much as they currently do in development-impact fees next year as some City Council members said this week the current fees don’t fully cover how much new developments cost...
  • A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library

    A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library
    If you missed it over the summer or fall, there's still time to explore the remarkable exhibition, "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Nuanced and...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker

    "Comfort women" statue emerged as Glendale's 2013 newsmaker
    A 1,110-pound bronze statue — and the controversy surrounding it — is Glendale’s newsmaker of the year. The “comfort women” statue in Central Park honors an estimated 80,000 to 200,000 women who suffered during a government-...
  • White House petition: Remove "comfort women" memorial

    Flooding inboxes at Glendale City Hall with emails didn’t work, neither did pleas from Japanese politicians, but now those who oppose a Glendale monument to women used as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II are trying a different...
  • Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue

    Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue
    About a dozen Japanese politicians visited Glendale Thursday calling for the city to remove a monument that honors women taken from Korea, China, the Philippines and other countries to serve as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....