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  • Ex-police chief surprised Bell could "afford to hire me"

    Ex-police chief surprised Bell could "afford to hire me"
    After years of silence, the former police chief of Bell took the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he was initially “suspicious” about taking the job in the working-class town because of the long legacy of corruption in southeast...
  • De Pompa says goodbye, looks back on years as police chief

    De Pompa says goodbye, looks back on years as police chief
    Before retiring Police Chief Ron De Pompa accepted a collegiate science scholarship 36 years ago, he made the fateful decision of agreeing to go on a police ride-along with a Glendale police officer. That night wasn’t a typical ride-along; rather;...
  • Former Glendale police chief on witness list in Bell salary scandal

    Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams, forced from his post when a salary scandal erupted in the small, middle-class town, is listed as a potential witness in the upcoming corruption trial of Angela Spaccia, once the second in command in the city....
  • Walk to School Day brings community together

    Walk to School Day brings community together
    Throughout Glendale Wednesday morning, thousands of parents and children walked to school instead of heading to the drop-off line at campus entrances as they observed the annual International Walk to School Day. The event promotes exercise, pedestrian...
  • Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma

    Glendale hit-and-run victim dies while in coma
    A 74-year-old Glendale woman has died from injuries she suffered after she and a friend were struck in a crosswalk by a hit-and-run driver on Oct. 3, police said Tuesday. Serpouhi Gharapetian suffered major head injuries and was in a coma until she died...
  • Public safety instructor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting teen student

    Public safety instructor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting teen student
    A public safety instructor is expected to appear in court Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Hoover High student, police said. Delvon Jackson was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on the girl, who...
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale Power Assn. vs. IBEW

    Ron Kaye: Glendale Power Assn. vs. IBEW
    The moral premise of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 as often expressed by union boss Brian D'Arcy is clear and to the point: "My responsibility is to look after the welfare of my members." The narrow worldview that puts...
  • Glendale police induct first-ever female commander, new deputy chief

    Glendale police induct first-ever female commander, new deputy chief
    Top management positions in the Glendale Police Department are changing, starting with the promotion of a longtime captain and the induction of the department’s first-ever female commander. Carl Povilaitis, a 22-year Glendale police veteran, was...
  • Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning

    Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning
    Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
  • FTC settles with two Glendale debt-collecting firms

    FTC settles with two Glendale debt-collecting firms
    Two Glendale-based debt collection agencies have reportedly agreed to pay $1 million to the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly falsely posing as law firms and using text messages to threaten legal action against borrowers for unpaid debt. The federal...
  • Government shutdown mutes Mars Curiosity rover's tweets

    Government shutdown mutes Mars Curiosity rover's tweets
    The Mars rover Curiosity won’t be left in park on the Red Planet this week, but no updates about the mission will be tweeted. Scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge are reporting to work despite the...
  • La Cañada to look at stricter smoking ban

    La Cañada to look at stricter smoking ban
    On Monday night, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council will consider a proposal that bans smoking around shopping areas, outdoor dining areas and nature trails. A state law prohibits smoking in most enclosed public places, including places of...