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  • Armenian leaders interpret gang's rise

    With the headlines gone and the arrests made, Armenians in Burbank and Glendale are now struggling with the perceptions of their cultural identity after a massive crackdown on the organized crime ring Armenian Power. The cultural perceptions —...
  • Glendale, Burbank teachers dodge layoffs

    Glendale, Burbank teachers dodge layoffs
    Teachers in Burbank and Glendale school districts will not face layoff notices this month, even as some of their colleagues in nearby La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena learn they may not be retained for the 2012-13 school year. State law mandates that...
  • Pasadena community marches for peace, commemorates Cesar Chavez

    Pasadena community marches for peace, commemorates Cesar Chavez
    It was a day to recognize Cesar Chavez, but some Pasadena residents marched for two African-American teenagers who were recently shot and killed. Saturday’s peace walk brought out more than 100 students and adults to Villa Parke Community Center to...
  • California Armenian American Democrats chartered

    After a year and a half of work, the California Armenian American Democrats has received provisional ratification as the first organization chartered by the executive board of the state Democratic Party. Caro Avanessian, interim chairman of the new...
  • Stretching blight’s definition in Glendale

    Are bathrooms without handicap grab bars blight? According to the Glendale Redevelopment Agency, they are. On Tuesday, the agency declared bathrooms at Fire Station 26 and adjoining Casa Verdugo Library blighted in order to use $305,000 in redevelopment...
  • Major law firm is the latest to move from Pasadena to Glendale

    A law firm recognized for its work on patent and trademark issues plans to move into Glendale by mid-December, according to city officials. Christie, Parker & Hale has signed a lease at 655 Central Ave.  and will move its 120 employees -- 45 of whom...
  • Where were Burbank's attorneys?

    After seeing the list of Burbank city employees who received merit bonuses, I have a question about 10 employees in the city attorney’s office who last year were awarded bonuses ranging from $3,500 to $6,500 for a total of $46,000. Members of...
  • Tentative deal reached to avoid supermarket strike

    Tentative deal reached to avoid supermarket strike
    Grocery union officials and negotiators for Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons have reached a tentative deal on a labor contract, a move that averts a strike that would have had more than 54,000 workers across Southern California walking off the job. The...
  • Chicano artists reign at museum

    Chicano artists reign at museum
    Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale ushered in Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15) with the opening of “Adelante! Mexican American Artists: 1960s and Beyond,” an exhibition of paintings, prints, sculpture and photography that...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to hold them responsible

    The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...
  • Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs

    Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs
    Nearly 130 employees who work for a third-party food-services operation at Walt Disney Co. offices in Burbank and Glendale are slated to be laid off in early November, according to the California Employment Development Department. The firm, Lifeworks...
  • LA Fitness pumps up with acquisition of Bally health clubs

    LA Fitness pumps up with acquisition of Bally health clubs
    LA Fitness, one of the largest gym chains in the country, has become an even more dominant player in the health club industry. The Irvine company last week took over 171 Bally Total Fitness locations in 16 states, including about 40 in Southern...