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  • Glendale Memorial is second major local hospital to announce layoffs

    Glendale Memorial is second major local hospital to announce layoffs
    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...
  • Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care

    Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care
    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...
  • Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work

    Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work
    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...
  • Bill could help smokers kick the habit

    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...
  • At least 15 vehicles stolen in Glendale over the past two weeks

    At least 15 vehicles stolen in Glendale over the past two weeks
    At least 15 vehicles and motorcycles have been stolen off Glendale streets in the past two weeks, although police say the figure doesn’t necessarily represent a trend. Police officials say they haven’t established any leads, or made any...
  • A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule

    A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule
    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,'...
  • Armenian genocide successors' claims against insurers dismissed

    Armenian genocide successors' claims against insurers dismissed
    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...
  • Settlements reached in Costa civil trial

    Family members of the two victims who were killed in a fatal 2009 runaway big-rig crash in La Caņada Flintridge have reached tentative settlements totaling $3.15 million. The settlements — reached with the truck’s driver, Marcos Costa, who...
  • Pasadena hotels, repair shops see surge in business

    Pasadena hotels, repair shops see surge in business
    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. “We’re...
  • Residents reminded about fire insurance

    Residents reminded about fire insurance
    LA CAŅADA FLINTRIDGE — Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday advised foothill residents to make sure their homes are protected and insured amid this year's already devastating fire season. Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County...