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  • 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...
  • Alfred Ramos Martinez: A modernist who revered the peasant class

    Alfred Ramos Martinez: A modernist who revered the peasant class
    Lester Bowie, the late Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter, once dissected how Louis Armstrong purveyed his art in American culture: "The true revolutionary that's out waving a gun in the streets is never effective; the police just arrest him. But the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink

    Start the Presses: Helping survivors stay in the pink
    Leonor GaviƱa-Valls remembers with photographic clarity the August day she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. "I was completely shocked," the Glendale resident said of that day 15 years ago. "I didn't feel anything, didn't know anything was...
  • Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose

    Franklin mural helps mark school's purpose
    Educators and parents at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School on Friday unveiled a mural created by 26 students from Daily Continuation High School that was six months in the making. The 10-foot-by-20-foot mural, depicting an atlas, more accurately...
  • Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience

    Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience
    The Autry Museum's three-part La Cena Salon series concludes September 18 with tapas, booze and a quintet of Latino artists riffing about Los Angeles' urban landscape and its effect on their work. The curators of the event were smart to choose feminist...