| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Family members of the two victims who were killed in a fatal 2009 runaway big-rig crash in La Cañada Flintridge have reached tentative settlements totaling $3.15 million.
The settlements — reached with the truck’s driver, Marcos Costa, who...
| 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.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners.
Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect.
More primary care...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Layoffs are looming at Glendale Memorial Hospital as officials at the 334-bed facility have decided to lay off an undetermined number of employees, according to a statement released by the hospital on Monday.
Hospital spokeswoman Angela Giacobbe said ...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Glendale Memorial Hospital this week announced plans to undergo a round of staff reductions, roughly two months after the city’s other major hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, laid off 21 workers in response to federal healthcare payment...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:57 PM
More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility.
The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2010
Smokers in Glendale, which has one of the highest smoking rates in Los Angeles County, could gain free access to tools to help them quit smoking under a bill passed by state legislators Tuesday.
County officials and health care representatives gathered...
| Nov 24, 2010
Recently, Jim in Glendale saw a newspaper headline that said something like "Five school board members lose seat."
That didn't sit right with him.
"Using the singular 'seat' — instead of the plural 'seats' — is incompatible with 'members,'...