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  • White House petition: Remove "comfort women" memorial

    Flooding inboxes at Glendale City Hall with emails didn’t work, neither did pleas from Japanese politicians, but now those who oppose a Glendale monument to women used as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II are trying a different...
  • Gatto resolution over Nagorno-Karabakh Republic creates flap with some Azerbaijanis

    Accused of bending an ear to Armenian lobbyists, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution in the state Assembly, urging the United States to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state, raising the ire of...
  • NSA phone surveillance: Schiff responds to Obama's new controls on metadata collection

    President Obama proposed changes for how the National Security Agency collects data and conducts surveillance on American citizens in his speech on Friday in Washington, D.C. Obama supports moving call record data outside of the NSA, requiring a court...
  • Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy

    Helping the homeless in Glendale isn't easy
    When homeless outreach workers David Broadway and Alfred Hernandez went to pick up a homeless client to give him a ride to his psychiatrist in Glendale last week, the man didn't show up at the meeting spot on Colorado Boulevard. The duo waited outside...
  • 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...
  • Shopping rush predicted to ease as Glendale malls open earlier

    The traditional black Friday traffic crush may be relieved somewhat due to a decision by many Glendale retailers to open Thanksgiving night, spreading bargain hunters over a longer time period. With the Glendale Galleria planning to open its doors at...
  • Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank

    Anonymous donation helps stock Glendale food bank
    Just as things had begun to look glum this holiday season for coordinators of the local food bank, Loaves and Fishes, an anonymous donor heard their call for help and bestowed them with $20,000. The donor's sizable gifts, including 15 shopping carts...
  • Teen robbed at bus stop near Galleria

    A 19-year-old Los Angeles man was robbed of his wallet and cellphone early Monday as he waited at a bus stop near the Glendale Galleria, police said. The man was sitting alone about 2:30 a.m. at the bus stop on Brand Boulevard, just south of Colorado...
  • Alex Theatre to update volunteer program

    The Alex Theatre is ushering in changes to its program that trains and manages the volunteers who take tickets and show patrons their seats. First, all potential ushers must now attend an orientation session, where they will learn about what is expected...
  • 818 Roundup: Griffith Park tree vandalized, Glendale buys Americana's green space, La Canada residents' affordable housing concerns

    Today is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 and the high in Glendale is predicted to reach 71 and low of 43. Here are the top headlines from the 818 area code region: - Hikers in Griffith Park were stunned this week when they discovered that an often-photographed...
  • Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny

    Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny
    President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation last month cost the city about $61,000 and at least one City Council member thinks that Glendale shouldn’t be the only one footing the bill for the increased security. When Obama came...
  • Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House

    Rug made by Armenian orphans to go on display at White House
    After a joint letter from more than 30 members of Congress, a letter from local Armenian leaders, years of community pressure and a petition drive on a website, the White House has agreed to exhibit in the near future, likely this fall, a rug made by...