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  • Dining Review: At Frame 128 soup is the ticket before the show

    Dining Review: At Frame 128 soup is the ticket before the show
    It's ironic that at Frame 128, a restaurant dedicated to luxury, the shining star is the humblest of foods: soup. With the Soup King in charge, how could it be otherwise? Chef Kareem Shaw was dubbed Soup King by none other than the governor of Michigan....
  • 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...
  • Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change

    Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change
    For the past week or so, I’ve been receiving emails from MoveOn.org requesting that we refuse to run letters to the editor that deny climate change. When I first saw this request — in the form of an online petition started by a Burbank...
  • 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...
  • Glendale commemoration of Armenian Genocide features performances

    Glendale commemoration of Armenian Genocide features performances
    During a somber, yet celebratory event, Glendale students performed songs and dances as well as read poems during the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Monday night that brought hundreds of people to Glendale High. After Glendale High&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...