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  • 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...
  • Big-rig driver drops appeal in Angeles Crest Highway manslaughter case

    Big-rig driver drops appeal in Angeles Crest Highway manslaughter case
    Marcos Costa, the big-rig truck driver convicted of manslaughter in a 2009 fatal crash in La CaƱada Flintridge, has dropped his appeal, according to his attorney. Costa, 46, was sentenced in 2011 to seven years and four months in prison. Palmdale...
  • Glendale woman sentenced to jail, banned from pets for allegedly stabbing dog's face

    A 42-year-old Glendale woman was banned from owning any pets while on probation after pleading no contest to allegedly stabbing her Shiba Inu dog multiple times while high on cough syrup, officials said. Merry Jane Clift was sentenced on Thursday to 28...
  • 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...
  • Two charged with murder in Christmas Day crash that killed Glendale woman

    Two alleged gang members were charged with murder Friday for their roles in a police chase that ended in a Christmas Day crash that killed a Glendale woman, prosecutors said. Darrell Williams, 22, of Pasadena, and Brittany Washington, 21, of Los Angeles,...
  • 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...
  • Two Glendale men among 17 people listed in federal fraud scheme indictment

    U.S. attorneys on Tuesday indicted 17 people suspected of taking part in a conspiracy to withdraw nearly $9 million from fraudulent pharmaceutical sales in increments small enough to avoid federal bank reporting requirements. Two of the people included...
  • 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...
  • Glendale woman claims ex- boyfriend kidnapped, threatened to kill her

    A 50-year-old El Sereno man was arrested early Tuesday after he allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint from her home in Glendale. Los Angeles police officers found Pedro Rivera's 25-year-old ex-girlfriend in North Hollywood after she...
  • 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...