| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver expressed regret to a Japanese counterpart for the City Council's decision to place a memorial to sex slaves taken by the Japanese Imperial Army in World War II in a public park — a vote in which he was the lone dissenter....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:00 PM
About 20 Korean Americans protested on Tuesday against Mayor Dave Weaver’s recent critiques of a memorial in Central Park that honors women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II.
VIDEO: Weaver tells Japanese media he...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Glendale's buildings and businesses were photographer Glenn B. Ward's domain. Not only did he work here — his studio was on Colorado Street — he documented the surrounding area as it looked in the mid-20th century.
On weekends, when the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:27 PM
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....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Artists and art students from around Greater Los Angeles remembered art teacher Joseph Gatto, who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home, as a great educator and promoter of the arts.
Artist Robert Vargas, who did the mural in downtown L.A....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
If you should wander into the Boone Art Gallery at Pasadena City College, you'll see a grouping of large paintings that, at first glance, could be the work of a child. So simple are the spare arrangements of different colored circles and ovals in the show...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Robert Marcum knew he had a problem when he found out he was dead.
The tragic news arrived recently as he was trying to close a deal to buy property in Palm Springs. Marcum, 70, was informed that, according to his credit file, he'd passed away a couple...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Lester Bowie, the late Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter, once dissected how Louis Armstrong purveyed his art in American culture: "The true revolutionary that's out waving a gun in the streets is never effective; the police just arrest him. But the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:48 AM
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....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:01 AM
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.
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| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:58 PM
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...