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  • Pasadena Playhouse holds up a modern-day mirror to 'Twelve Angry Men'

    Pasadena Playhouse holds up a modern-day mirror to 'Twelve Angry Men'
    “Twelve Angry Men,” the classic jury-room drama by Reginald Rose, has undergone numerous incarnations. The 1957 film, based on Rose's original teleplay, starred Henry Fonda as one of the 12 white, male jurors determining the fate of a teenager...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...
  • President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday

    President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday
    President Obama will visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. Obama will tour the site and make a speech to the company's employees, the White House confirmed...
  • Former police chief Randy Adams testifies that he strived to diversify the department

    Former police chief Randy Adams testifies that he strived to diversify the department
    Former Glendale Police Chief Randy Adams testified Friday during a police lieutenant’s discrimination lawsuit that he was responsible for diversifying the department and had to discipline two officers, which he didn’t fire, for derogatory...
  • Group pickets Holland Partners

    Group pickets Holland Partners
    A developer behind three apartment projects in the works in Glendale is getting heat from a Los Angeles-area union for hiring subcontractors that allegedly don't meet the bargaining group's standards for fair wages and benefits. Carpenters Local 209,...
  • Street closures announced for President Obama's visit

    Motorists in Glendale should expect rolling street closures, including San Fernando Road and Grandview Avenue as well as the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways, from around 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday during President Obama's visit to...
  • Glendale is home to lottery winner

    A California lottery winner in Glendale landed a trifecta Friday in a horse-racing-themed game and earned nearly $830,000, which is the first victory on that game in six months. The winning Daily Derby ticket, which hasn’t been claimed, was...
  • Homeless agency not accepting prepared food for Thanksgiving meal

    Homeless agency not accepting prepared food for Thanksgiving meal
    Union Station Homeless Services is not accepting home-cooked dishes for the agency’s annual Thanksgiving meal in Pasadena on Thursday. The organization cannot receive turkey or other prepared food due to stricter health regulations, the agency said...
  • President Obama in L.A.: Streets to avoid on Day 2 of his visit

    Drivers beware: President Obama on Tuesday is scheduled to be crisscrossing the Los Angeles area as he hops from Mid-City to Glendale to Los Angeles International Airport. After stepping off Air Force One at LAX just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, the...
  • Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug

    Armenian leaders in Glendale ask President Obama to display orphan rug
    Local Armenian leaders urged President Obama on the same day of his arrival at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale to recognize the Armenian genocide and the refugee orphans who spent 10 months hand-knotting a tapestry to thank the United States for its...
  • Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale

    Obama touts entertainment industry at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale
    After touring DreamWorks Animation and meeting film industry representatives, President Obama told a crowd of about 2,000 people at the company’s expansive Glendale campus on Tuesday that the entertainment industry has been a bright spot during a...
  • Glendale Police: Man took out steak knife in store

    Glendale Police: Man took out steak knife in store
    A Glendale man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly brandished a large steak knife at a store employee after refusing to pay for merchandise. Carlos Portillo, 24, was taken into custody about 5:10 p.m. at Salem and Concord streets on suspicion of...