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  • News-Press Editorial: Drayman's punishment not appropriate

    Less than two weeks ago, locals who felt betrayed by the actions of John Drayman, the disgraced former Glendale councilman convicted of embezzlement, were able to take a small amount of satisfaction when a judge labeled him a crook and sentenced him to a year in jail.
  • Drayman serves eight days in jail

    Drayman serves eight days in jail
    Victims of former Councilman John Drayman’s embezzlement scheme said they were shocked on Wednesday to learn the convicted felon would serve the remainder of his time in custody — an expected total of six weeks — in home confinement,...

    Drayman may not serve full year sentence

    Drayman may not serve full year sentence
    Former Councilman John Drayman, who has been convicted of embezzlement, is expected to be released from Los Angeles County jail on Sept. 26, which would cut the one-year sentence he received on Monday roughly in half. His time behind bars could be...

    Weston given six-year sentence for attack

    Weston given six-year sentence for attack
    The last defendant in a saga of more than four years involving the torture and kidnapping of two loan modification agents in Glendale was sentenced Wednesday to six years in state prison. La CaƱada resident Daniel Weston, 56, is one of five defendants...

    Funding released to help Burbank monitor parolees

    Burbank is slated to receive $90,000 in state funding to help run a police task force monitoring individuals released from prison under the Public Safety Realignment Act, which redirected certain former inmates and parole violators from state to local...