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  • North Hollywood man among 200 convicts arrested in sweep

    More than 200 illegal immigrants convicted of crimes have been arrested in Southern California in a nationwide sweep, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday. In all, more than 2,900 convicted criminal immigrants were arrested...
  • Rapper Tone Loc sentenced to probation in domestic violence case

    Rapper Tone Loc -- famous for his song "Wild Thing" -- was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and one year of anger management counseling after he pleaded no contest to possession of an assault weapon and domestic violence charges. Loc,...
  • Small Wonders: Isn't that us in a nutshell?

    It is 4 a.m. as I write this. Awakened by God knows what at 3:30 a.m. Such is my designated writing time now. Coffee and keyboard before me, I scan the headlines in hopes of finding something with which to coerce 800 moderately engaging words from my...
  • Glendale police learn the nuances of autism

    Glendale police learn the nuances of autism
    Don Short and Tamara Mark’s encounter with law enforcement hasn’t always been positive, especially when they have been trying to care for their two autistic sons. During a family trip in Hawaii, Short had to restrain one of the couple’s...
  • Case of confused identity results in suit

    A family has sued the Police Department and the Burbank Unified School District, alleging their teenage daughter was illegally interrogated after her identity was confused with that of a friend who reported an allegation of sexual molestation. The...
  • In Theory: How should we address domestic abuse?

    In Glendale, 339 cases of domestic violence were reported to police in 2010. The department's latest figures, as of September of this year, are 238. But many women don't report assaults to the police, and others report them to organizations like the YWCA....
  • Faith and Life: Learning to live with pain

    What is meant by “Faith and Life” in the title of this column? The “faith” element is probably obvious. It encompasses theological truths presented in such a way as to help us in seeing how the spiritual and God’s truths...
  • Baby-sitter accused of molesting boys

    Baby-sitter accused of molesting boys
    A 19-year-old Alhambra man hired through a child-sitting website pleaded not guilty on Monday to molesting an 8-year-old Glendale boy and his 3-year-old brother during an eight-month period. Jordan Liu faces six felony counts of lewd acts upon a child,...
  • Amid sex abuse cases, expert cautions parents against rush to panic

    As police continue to investigate a 19-year-old babysitter who was charged this week with repeatedly molesting an 8-year-old boy and his 3-year-old brother over an eight-month span, parents should avoid a rush to panic, a child psychiatric expert said....
  • Foul-mouthed baby? Or just baby talk?

    A Glendale resident got what she said was an unexpected earful from a baby doll she planned to purchase at the Toys R Us in Burbank: the "B" word. To make matters worse, Carol Szilagyi, a 68-year-old grandmother and great grandmother, said she planned...
  • Rapper arrested on domestic violence charge

    Rapper Anthony Smith, better known as Tone Loc, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of domestic violence at his Burbank home, police said. Burbank police responded about 2:43 p.m. after receiving reports from a woman that Smith assaulted her, officals...
  • Faith and Life: The unhealthy view of sex

    Our society and media have done a great deal to taint and perversely hardwire our brains for an unhealthy view of sex. In treating men and women in my practice who struggle with sex addiction or pornography — or who are simply are still stuck with...