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  • Five years after mudslides, La Cañada residents see signs of recovery

    Five years after mudslides, La Cañada residents see signs of recovery
    In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2010, hundreds of La Cañada residents were startled out of their beds by the sound of the hillsides falling down around them. City officials and residents knew such an occurrence was a likelihood. No sooner had...
  • Staged car crashes help police spot fraudulent claims

    Staged car crashes help police spot fraudulent claims
    Glendale and Burbank police on Thursday watched a series of staged car collisions in a training session on how to identify fraudulent claims. Organized by car insurer Mercury Insurance, the event staged a series of crashes at low speeds, including...
  • Don't read this while driving: Glendale insurance rates among highest in state

    Don't read this while driving: Glendale insurance rates among highest in state
    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...
  • Guest Column: Covered California is the place to start

    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,...
  • Battle between attorneys settled

    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...
  • Verdugo Jobs Center offers free Obamacare enrollment counseling

    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...
  • Read On: An unhealthy backlog on insurance

    Read On: An unhealthy backlog on insurance
    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...
  • Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    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...
  • Judge gives OK to move forward with life insurance policy murder trial

    A Glendale man, his brother and a friend who are accused of killing his estranged boyfriend to collect on his life insurance policy were held Wednesday to answer to murder charges. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that...
  • Murder trial hearing focuses on life policy

    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. Hovanes “John”...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    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....
  • Op-Ed: Obamacare, a child's fair chance at life

    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...