| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Four-and-a-half months have passed since lawyers last argued in a courtroom whether Jet Propulsion Laboratory discriminated against a former worker on religious grounds, but lawyers for both sides continue to argue the case.
Over the course of five post-...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:43 PM
The attorney for a former city secretary who claims she faced age discrimination said this week that they will appeal a jury’s decision to deny her $1.3 million claim.
The former employee, Mary Rodriguez, sued the city in 2008, claiming in Los...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:15 PM
A 58-year-old woman is suing two Glendale police officers who she claims falsified police reports about her arrest and used excess force when they detained her, causing her tailbone to break.
The woman, Annie Kwak, claims the false police reports...
| Feb 17, 2013
The Crescenta Valley Water District has bagged two more multimillion-dollar settlements from oil companies that officials claim leaked a contaminant into the local groundwater supply.
So far, the district has penned three settlement agreements totaling...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) introduced a bill Monday to protect businesses from “shakedown” lawsuits that are filed with the intent of extracting settlements to make the litigation go away.
Business owners told Gatto at his...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A bill introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to protect against what he called “shakedown lawsuits” comes as 12 businesses in his district face similar legal action for not posting simple signage — violations...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote:
“If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
The parents of a 15-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student who jumped to his death on campus last year have filed a lawsuit alleging district officials turned a “blind eye” to the bullying that they allege prompted their son to take his...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The insurer of a construction company hired to repair Glendale slopes after the 2005 mudslide has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the city, claiming the contractor was underpaid for excavation work that turned out to be much more intensive than...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 3:16 PM
The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban.
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...
| Jun 3, 2010
GLENDALE — The La Crescenta-based Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America filed a $105-million lawsuit Tuesday against the J. Paul Getty Museum, claiming the institution illegally bought seven pages from a sacred Bible.