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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 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pottery collection casts an eye on continuity

    Pottery collection casts an eye on continuity
    The modern art of the 20th Century didn't arrive fully formed without antecedents. In the case of the Art Deco movement of the 1920s, the style drew on the geometry, sleekness and minimalism of classicism. While Deco may have had a primary stronghold in...
  • 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...
  • Accord sought over Sagebrush issue

    Accord sought over Sagebrush issue
    In the early 1990s, they called themselves the Sagebrush Committee, and their catalyst was Rose McCoppin. As a La Cañada resident living in the Sagebrush, McCoppin was forced to pull her son out of La Cañada's Palm Crest Elementary after Glendale...
  • 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....
  • Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'

    Artists, students call Joseph Gatto 'great educator of the arts'
    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....
  • 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...