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  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...
  • Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan

    Glendale City Council supports L.A. River wetlands plan
    It wasn't unanimous, but the City Council approved sending a message of support for a massive $1.08 billion renovation of the Los Angeles River corridor on a 3-1 vote Tuesday with one member abstaining. Glendale would not have to provide any funding for...
  • Glendale former mayor under fire

    Glendale former mayor under fire
    Two Glendale residents have asked the California attorney general for permission to file a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Councilman Frank Quintero to fill a vacant seat on the council dais just days after he retired from office. The residents,...
  • Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?

    Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?
    The Fourth of July always brings out the little boy in me, no matter how old I get, the little boy whose imagination was lit when he saw a movie short of Frank Sinatra singing “The House I Live In” as he stopped a bunch of kids from picking on...
  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge). The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
  • La Cañada school board gives update on state of district

    While President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, members of the La Cañada Unified School Board updated the public on several matters related to the state of the district, from School Accountability Report Cards (SARC)...
  • Poll: DreamWorks should pay for Obama security

    Poll: DreamWorks should pay for Obama security
    According to a glendalenewspress.com poll, 62% of 406 respondents as of Wednesday afternoon believe DreamWorks Animation should help Glendale pay for the $61,000 in security the city provided during President Barack Obama’s visit to the studio in...
  • LCF students try their hand at coding

    By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to...
  • Closure and the death of bin Laden

    Q Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, was killed last week by U.S. Special Forces at a compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. He was shot to death in the raid and then buried at sea. President...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
  • Schiff roundly endorses Obama's State of the Union address

    Schiff roundly endorses Obama's State of the Union address
    As President Obama wrapped up his third State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) issued a statement endorsing the commander-in-chief's challenge to update the nation's tax code and raise rates on the super rich. "As the...
  • Michelle Obama to appear on 'The Tonight Show' in Burbank

    First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to promote Let’s Move ahead of the initiative’s two-year anniversary. Let’s Move, launched by the first lady in February 2012, is a campaign...