| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:21 PM
A man who crashed a Cessna plane into a Glendale neighborhood in 2012 has agreed to pay the city $20,000, according to a city announcement this week.
The City Council agreed during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday to accept the payment as a settlement...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:48 PM
A life insurance agent testified Friday that she spoke to a 34-year-old Glendale man — who is accused of killing his estranged boyfriend — about the couple’s policies the day before he was found dead.
| May 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:21 PM
For those who have never had health insurance — and must get it now due to the Affordable Care Act — understanding health care plans can be confusing. That’s where Verdugo Jobs Center comes in.
The government-funded employment...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A Southland health insurance broker named Brad Reichman — whose clients run from Santa Barbara to the Inland Empire and include Burbank, Glendale and La Canada — called me the other day to share a horror story borne out of the Affordable...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
About 900,000 Californians and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Here’s another item to add to the "That costs more in Los Angeles" list, and it isn’t pretty: car insurance.
The 10 most expensive ZIP Codes for car insurance in the state of California are all in the L.A. metro area. L.A. County is also...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
In 2007, a constituent from Burbank wrote to me with an incredibly personal and painful story. After being sexually assaulted, she was prescribed a routine antidepressant by the attending physician — a prescription she filled once. Years later,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The lengthy legal battle between the attorneys who won tens of millions of dollars for descendants of Armenian genocide victims has run its course.
Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, two of the attorneys in class-action lawsuits that descendants of...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
For the first time, many families with children who have mental illness can sleep better at night knowing their child may have the opportunity to receive proper mental health treatment with the new Affordable Care Act, known by many as Obamacare. It seems...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Insurance agents, hoteliers and auto-body shops are among those who have seen a surge in business in the wake of wind storms that pummeled the region and knocked out power to thousands of Pasadena area residents Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Survivors of Armenian genocide victims can't sue German insurance companies for failing to pay claims on their ancestors because only the federal government has the power to bring foreign entities to U.S. courts, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...