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  • Gatto's Prop 65 reform bill likely to be law

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill reforming Proposition 65 looks likely to become law, and no one is happier than the business owner whose suggestion spurred the legislation. AB 227, which passed the Assembly state Senate with unanimous votes, modifies...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,&...
  • Gatto's 'Shakedown' bill gets halfway home

    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect businesses against "shakedown lawsuits" sailed through the state Assembly Friday on a unanimous vote. The bill was Gatto's attempt to remedy what small-business owners in his district...
  • Sport Chalet explosion victim files lawsuit

    Sport Chalet explosion victim files lawsuit
    One of two employees injured in an explosion at the La Cañada Flintridge Sport Chalet on March 1 is suing the company. Lauren Polzin, a 27-year-old who led the store's scuba department, was severely burned when she was asked to shut off a gas valve after...
  • Neon museum could get switched off amid redevelopment wind-down

    Neon museum could get switched off amid redevelopment wind-down
    The wind-down of local redevelopment threatens to undo an agreement to bring the Museum of Neon Art from downtown Los Angeles to Glendale, which could leave the venerable curator of all things neon without a home. MONA had shut down its Los Angeles space...
  • 'Perversion files' shows abuse of Boy Scouts in tri-city area

    Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...
  • La Cañada Country Club sues over Station Fire damages

    La Cañada Country Club sues over Station Fire damages
    The La Cañada Flintridge Country Club filed a lawsuit Monday claiming the U.S. Forest Service caused nearly $50,000 in damage to its grounds while fighting the August 2009 Station fire. Firefighting helicopters responding to the blaze drained golf course...
  • Glendale settles with ex-employee who says he was fired for union stance

    Glendale settles with ex-employee who says he was fired for union stance
    A Glendale employee who claims he was wrongfully fired for promoting a new union has settled with the city for $29,000. After being terminated in May 2010, Anthony Carbajal filed a wrongful termination lawsuit, claiming he was fired because of his...
  • Glendale, Pasadena sue state over redevelopment wind down

    Glendale, Pasadena sue state over redevelopment wind down
    Nine cities, including Glendale and Pasadena, filed a lawsuit this week to force the state to make good on millions of dollars for local officials to pay down debt and other obligations left over by the dissolution of local redevelopment agencies. The...
  • Attorneys to settle mudslide lawsuit

    The Pasadena law firm that defended Glendale in lawsuits stemming from a 2005 mudslide that cost the city nearly $15.4 million has agreed to pay $98,500 to settle a malpractice lawsuit, according to a City Council announcement this week. Glendale sued...
  • Redevelopment projects escape ax, for now

    Redevelopment projects escape ax, for now
    The planned Museum of Neon Art and parking for a proposed Laemmle Theater remain alive after surviving a round of cuts aimed at redevelopment projects this week. Also safe, at least for now, are millions of dollars in capital improvements to the Alex...
  • Bell sues, says ousted Police Chief Randy Adams must pay back entire salary

    Bell sues, says ousted Police Chief Randy Adams must pay back entire salary
    When he was the top cop in Bell, Randy Adams was one of the highest-paid police chiefs in the nation. Now the city wants it all back. After years of scandal that has left the city on the brink of insolvency,  officials filed suit Tuesday, saying Adams,...