| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:27 PM
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-...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 6:47 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:48 PM
In the early 1990s, they called themselves the Sagebrush Committee, and their catalyst was Rose McCoppin.
As a La Caņada resident living in the Sagebrush, McCoppin was forced to pull her son out of La Caņada's Palm Crest Elementary after Glendale...
| 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 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....