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  • Engagement: Couple announce July wedding

    Former Burbank resident Carrie White of Long Beach and Timothy Scanlan II of Long Beach, have announced their engagement and will be married in July. Carrie's parents are Trina White, Dave White and Ray Moriarity. She graduated from John Burroughs...
  • Unions fight movie piracy

    Unions fight movie piracy
    Concern about movie piracy is shifting from black-market DVD copies made overseas to Internet users at home, and unions representing thousands of studio workers are pushing federal regulators to take a stronger stand. Last week, attorneys for the...
  • Man given police escort in car rally

    Alexander McCormack, 21, who is battling muscular dystrophy, was granted his wish to see and hear exotics cars all in one place at one time. A Ferrari car club met April 24 and made a ceremonial trip escorting McCormack and his family, who is visiting...
  • La Canada history: Girl Scouts participated in annual garden tour

    La Canada history: Girl Scouts participated in annual garden tour
    Ten Years Ago Grocery workers at the La Cañada Vons and Ralphs markets returned to work after joining the majority of their union members in approving a three-year contract that ended the nation's longest grocery strike. Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
  • Mayor: Challenges to Glendale city funding "deadly"

    From the booming downtown development scene to new retailers at the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria, there are plenty of positives to highlight in Glendale, but there are also looming problems that could take the wind out of the city’s...
  • Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

    Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support
    Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers’ right to unionize. Fifteen editors and...
  • Glendale Memorial nurses set to vote on new contract

    Glendale Memorial nurses set to vote on new contract
    Registered nurses at Glendale Memorial Hospital are set to vote on a deal for their own healthcare as part of a tentative four-year agreement with the hospital's parent company, Dignity Health. The deal covers 12,000 registered nurses at 28 hospitals in...
  • Settlement cheaper than firing, La Cañada school district officials say

    The process for firing problem teachers at La Cañada public schools is so burdensome that officials have decided it's easier — and cheaper — to pay at least some of them to leave. Since 2011, school officials have paid $311,000 to two...
  • Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it

    Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it
    In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
  • Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition

    Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition
    In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community. Little Armenia in...
  • After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers

    After impasse with IBEW, Glendale City Council imposes pay cut on utility workers
    More than 200 Glendale Water & Power employees and their union comrades packed City Hall Tuesday night to protest a contract that cuts their pay by 1.75%. Despite the showing, the City Council — unable to reach a deal with the International...