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  • Glendale students' response to social media monitoring mixed

    Glendale students' response to social media monitoring mixed
    Student response to a decision by the Glendale Unified school board to hire a company to monitor students’ public posts on social networks has been mixed. The board approved the year-long $40,500 contract with Geo Listening earlier this month to...
  • A young couple gone too soon

    A young couple gone too soon
    Beneath a starry sky, Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian held each other on their wedding night, arms looped around hips, eyes locked, for more than 20 minutes so the photographer could capture what would become their favorite wedding photo. Back at the...
  • Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers

    Police intensify search for hit-and-run drivers
    A police investigation into the identities of two hit-and-run drivers intensified Friday as the victims — three Glendale women — battled for their lives after they were struck down on city streets this week. Glendale police investigators...
  • Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress

    Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress
    When Joel Peterson was elected to the La Cañada school board eight years ago, he saw it as a way to give back to the community. The 50-year-old is the only incumbent running for one of three open seats in the Nov. 5 election. Peterson recently sat down...
  • Potential air strikes in Syria cause concern for Syrian-Armenians in Glendale

    While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....
  • Intersections: Finding ways to monitor that sinking feeling

     Intersections: Finding ways to monitor that sinking feeling
    Sometimes when friends and I are feeling nostalgic, we'll recount our earlier days together, particularly when we were first introduced to the Internet, that wonderful tool that changed everyone's lives forever. "Remember when you had to disconnect your...
  • Financial support backs fire academy

    Financial support backs fire academy
    The Glendale Fire Department received key support this week for an upcoming firefighter academy as hundreds of applicants hoping to be selected took written exams. The support came from the City Council, which on Tuesday approved the allocation of $624,...
  • Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety

    Glendale school district says social media monitoring is for student safety
    Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities. Christopher saw an article posted by a friend about the Glendale Unified School District hiring a company to...
  • Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring

     Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring
    A grandfather of five stood up to castigate Glendale school officials for their decision to pay a company to monitor students' public posts on social networks, calling it an unconstitutional overreach. Tony Passarella, whose two daughters graduated from...
  • Government shutdown mutes Mars Curiosity rover's tweets

    Government shutdown mutes Mars Curiosity rover's tweets
    The Mars rover Curiosity won’t be left in park on the Red Planet this week, but no updates about the mission will be tweeted. Scientists and engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge are reporting to work despite the...
  • Police fatally shoot Rottweiler; dog's owner alleges retaliation

    A video showing a Hawthorne police officer fatally shooting a dog is drawing outrage on the Internet, and its owner claims he was targeted because of pending claims against the department. The shooting Sunday occurred after a standoff between police and...
  • Glendale store dragged into maelstrom over Hawthorne police shooting of Rottweiler

    Glendale store dragged into maelstrom over Hawthorne police shooting of Rottweiler
    Swain’s art store in Glendale found itself as an unlikely target of public furry after an online video of a Hawthorne police officer shooting a Rottweiler to death went viral Monday. How Swain’s got dragged into the public blowback appears to...