| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A metal sculpture commemorating the “comfort women” used as sex slaves by Japanese troops during World War II stirred a transoceanic uproar among Japanese nationalists but the protest failed to block the project.
City officials in Glendale,...
| 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
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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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Finish this sentence: "Before I die I want to…."
The ellipsis confronts visitors to the fine arts gallery at Glendale Community College, part of a large chalkboard installed by Kevork Kurdoghlian, complete with the utensils for people to fill...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Police on Monday found a missing Glendale girl, who is 16 years old and 7 1/2 months pregnant, at a family member’s home after she disappeared with her two sisters on Friday.
Joyce Lubrin, described as a chronic runaway, was safe and healthy at...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:57 AM
One year into the $9.5-million renovation and seismic retrofit of Glendale's Brand Library & Art Center, the original 1904 mansion of city father Leslie C. Brand is starting to look like itself again.
Drab "popcorn" ceilings installed during the estate'...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A bright, new “Glendale Police Department” sign that is displayed outside the Montrose substation makes the substation hard to miss.
The new sign and front window decals were just some of the renovations completed to the exterior of the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Glendale was wrong to install a controversial monument honoring Korean sex slaves taken by the Japanese Army during World War II, Mayor Dave Weaver said during an interview published Monday on a Japanese television station's YouTube channel.
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:31 PM
A memorial in Glendale to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II has aggravated an overseas opposition group that has now turned its attention to a similar proposal in Buena Park.
Members of the opposition group — which...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Twenty years ago, Cindy Cleary was working in Glendale's Central Library when a recipe in a special collections room caught her eye.
It was a recipe for cooking a cat.
"That was a stunner when I came across that," said Cleary, who is now director of...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Despite a last-minute protest lobby that involved thousands of emails, Glendale at noon today will become the first West Coast city to dedicate a public memorial to sex slaves who served the Japanese army during World War II.
The 1,100-pound statue of a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A plan to sell some storefronts at the downtown shopping center the Exchange but keep the Alex Theatre, an Americana at Brand open space and the building slated for the Museum of Neon Art was approved by a board of city, county and school officials this...