| 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....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Splashes of blue, green and red shoot out in the form of an elephant; the movement of its large ears and trunk swaying among the vivid hues.
In another painting, the eye of a zebra gazes out of one-third of the canvas, its black and white stripes...
| 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.
Here are the top headlines in the 818 area code:...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:18 AM
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.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Despite significant opposition both overseas and locally, the City Council Tuesday approved a 1,110-pound monument honoring Korean women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II.
Members of the council received hundreds of emails...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:34 PM
This story has been corrected. See details below.
An 1,100-pound statue honoring hundreds of thousands of women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army decades ago is traveling by boat from South Korea and is just days away from arriving in...