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  • Drayman's payments lowered

    Former Councilman John Drayman's monthly $1,000 restitution payments to the victims he embezzled from were reduced by more than half after financial evaluators showed he wasn't earning much income, though a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge told him this...
  • La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench

    La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench
    Predicted low voter-turnout in the upcoming June 3 election does not hold Pamala Matsumoto back. The legal veteran and La Cañada mom is a candidate for the Los Angeles Supreme Court bench, seat 22, with more than 25 years of experience working in Los...
  • County seeks bilingual poll workers

    County seeks bilingual poll workers
    Los Angeles County officials and advocates for immigrant communities are hoping a recent change in state law will help them recruit more bilingual poll workers, including Armenian speakers in Glendale, for the upcoming primary election. The newly...
  • Judge: Utility transfer lawsuit needs tuning

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge permitted a lawsuit challenging Glendale's controversial utility transfer to move forward with some tweaks on Tuesday afternoon. Although the city's attorneys asked Judge James C. Chalfant to throw out the lawsuit...
  • Glendale man sentenced to probation in electrocution deaths

    Glendale man sentenced to probation in electrocution deaths
    A 21-year-old Glendale man was sentenced to three years of probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to vehicular manslaughter for the deaths of two Good Samaritans who were electrocuted as they tried to help him when he crashed his SUV. Arman...
  • Glendale's ban on living in cars under review

    Glendale's City Attorney is reviewing the city's ban on living in vehicles, which advocates say unfairly targets the homeless, following a federal appellate court decision that struck down a similar ordinance in Los Angeles. At first glance, City Atty....
  • Deputy D.A. talks about Drayman case

    Deputy D.A. talks about Drayman case
    The prosecutor in the trial against former Councilman John Drayman candidly opened up about the case Thursday night, calling him a bully who had a polarizing influence in Montrose that let him get away with embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from...
  • Appelate court blocks pay-cut complaint

    An attempt by the city’s largest union to reverse a 2010 contract that reduced pay was blocked, yet again, on Friday by a three-judge panel from the state’s Los Angeles-based Court of Appeal. Although the city may have engaged in one instance...
  • Glendale man heads to prison as part of fraud scheme

    A Glendale man was sentenced in a North Dakota courthouse on Wednesday to serve seven months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme defrauding Medicare. Last September, Hovakim David Mkhitarian pleaded guilty to fraud charges for his...
  • Comfort-women statue opponents file appeal

    Comfort-women statue opponents file appeal
    Opponents of a controversial statue in a city park filed an appeal this week to a judge's decision against removing the installation dedicated to women coerced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. U.S. District Court...
  • Settlement talks break down in Ferraro case

    Attorneys representing the family of the 15-year-old boy who killed himself at Crescenta Valley High said in court Tuesday that settlement talks broke down after Glendale Unified hired a new law firm. Stanley Lieber, in representing John and Deanna...
  • Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim

    Judge to weigh Drew Ferraro claim
    A judge is set to consider next week whether to dismiss a case brought against the Glendale Unified School District by the family of a Crescenta Valley High School student who killed himself on campus in 2012. While attorneys for the family of Drew...