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  • Law firm agrees to defend Glendale in comfort-women statue lawsuit

    A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Adjusting to Common Core will take time
    A while ago, my fellow Friday columnist Joylene Wagner lamented that “most of our elementary students don't receive regular musical instruction” despite evidence that show art education “can support other areas of learning”...
  • Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit

    Attorneys for city seek dismissal of comfort-women lawsuit
    Attorneys for the city of Glendale asked a federal judge last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the city that calls for the removal of a local statue honoring women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....
  • Arts & Culture Commission to review video exhibits

    Glendale arts and culture officials agreed to discuss spending $30,000 Thursday on projects currently outside their scope of work, such as video exhibits and projections in public spaces as well as a photography street exhibit. The move marked another...
  • Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

    Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army...
  • Citywide artwork utilizes form and function

    Citywide artwork utilizes form and function
    As soon as Patti Sustin turned to park at her office building in downtown Glendale on Monday morning, she noticed the bland utility box on the street corner had gotten a mural makeover since the weekend. Bright images of a pomegranate tree, a peacock and...
  • Third missing sister found

    Third missing sister found
    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...
  • Refurbished Montrose substation reopens

    Refurbished Montrose substation reopens
    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...
  • Ceiling mural discovery kicks off fundraising drive

    Ceiling mural discovery kicks off fundraising drive
    Library officials were blown away when workers started removing the “popcorn” coating from the ceiling of the Brand Library & Art Center. Below the coating, they found whimsical images painted on the ceiling sometime around 1905. There were...
  • 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...
  • Music allows sightless artist to fit in

    Music allows sightless artist to fit in
    “I dream what I experience.... I dream the smell of flowers, or the taste of chocolate cake....” From “Do You Dream in Color?” a poem by mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin, who was born blind. “Britten, Haydn, Mozart & Bruce...
  • 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...