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  • Alleged panhandler suspected of assault

    Alleged panhandler suspected of assault
    A 31-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested Friday after he allegedly punched and threatened to kill a businessman who asked him to stop panhandling and move along. Lucas Bennett was asking for money while seated in a wheelchair in the 200 block of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported. About 900,000 Californians and...