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  • Man faces life in prison

    A 36-year-old man was found guilty this week of kidnapping a Burbank woman in 2006 and then raping her at a hotel in Glendale, officials said. Edward Nikolayan was convicted Monday of kidnapping, drugging, raping and assaulting the woman on Sept. 19,...
  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • 2 men sentenced in teen's 'text-message' death

    2 men sentenced in teen's 'text-message' death
    Decrying "how much was lost for so little," a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Friday sentenced two men to lengthy prison terms for killing a teenager three years ago over an insulting text message. Zareh Manjikian was sentenced to 50 years to...
  • Small Wonders: The perils of living with women

    I'm no parenting guru. Ask my daughters. Or my wife. Or the bartenders at Don Cuco. But as the only man in a house full of women, I've learned a few things that while not necessarily life-changing, may provide scant relief to new fathers, nods of...
  • Second man sentenced in Huntington Memorial Hospital fraud scheme

    Second man sentenced in Huntington Memorial Hospital fraud scheme
    A second man who played a key role in defrauding Huntington Memorial Hospital of millions during a large renovation project was sentenced Monday to 18 months in a federal prison. Alexander Svidler, 54, who owns a Bay Area construction firm, pleaded...
  • Five tri-city residents plead not guilty in bank fraud scheme

    Five residents from the Glendale-Burbank-Pasadena area pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges that they used cash advance kiosks in casinos to steal more than $1 million from Citibank, officials said. Pasadena resident Asatur Asatryan, 33, and...
  • Cooley calls for execution of man who murdered Domino's Pizza driver in Glendale

    Cooley calls for execution of man who murdered Domino's Pizza driver in Glendale
    Los Angeles County District Atty. Steve Cooley is calling on court officials to order the execution of a death row inmate who strangled and drowned a Domino’s Pizza delivery man in a Glendale hotel room more than 26 years ago. Cooley requested that...
  • L.A. County voters to decide on porn condom measure

    California voters will decide on a president, the future of the death penalty and whether to allow temporary taxes that will fund education. But Los Angeles County voters face another question at the polls: Should pornographic movie performers be...
  • Dining review: Trattoria's cocktails top the fine food

    Dining review: Trattoria's cocktails top the fine food
    The buzz around Trattoria Neapolis, the new fine-dining establishment on South Lake Avenue, is almost deafening. But there's a lot to buzz about. The venue is spectacular, the service is impeccable, the cocktails are exhilarating, the wine and beer...
  • Former Glendale man sentenced for $5-million fraud scheme

    A former Glendale man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for scheming to defraud private lenders of more than $5 million, officials said. U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips also ordered the man, 44-year-old Henrik Sardariani, to pay...
  • Bill would increase fines for using cellphones while driving

    Bill would increase fines for using cellphones while driving
    State lawmakers sent two road-related proposals to the governor Tuesday, one that would hike fines for Californians who use a cellphone while driving and another that would exempt hybrid drivers from toll charges in car-pool lanes. The cellphone bill, SB...
  • Crowd protests killer's release

    Crowd protests killer's release
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax. The murder of Gurgen Markarian occurred in...