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  • 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...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    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. His plea...
  • Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design

    Works deliver Bob Zoell's unique, spot-on design
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Impact fees for Glendale developers on the rise

    The City Council this week moved closer to solidifying a new rule that would more than double the fees apartment developers must pay to offset impacts to the city’s parks and libraries as a development boom in Glendale continues. The council is...
  • Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested

    Weaver's 'Comfort Women' statue stance protested
    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...
  • "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-...
  • Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens

    Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens
    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...
  • Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial

    Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial
    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....