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  • Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery

    Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery
    As a single mother of three kids working two jobs, snorting crystal meth made Debra Collins feel like she could "climb a mountain." "I felt like I was a fully charged light bulb." But then Collins lost her job. Bills went unpaid. Checks bounced. She...
  • Phony music exec who lured sexual assault victim via Craigslist gets prison

    An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Glendale after she responded to his job posting for a personal assistant on Craigslist. Garry Dwayne Boga, 27, pleaded no contest Tuesday to one...
  • Being fattened up for life

    Being fattened up for life
    Silver Ray is a shadow of his former self. Skinny, his hips stick out and his back caves in because there's not enough flesh to fill him out. He has the equivalent of horse dandruff, and his tongue hangs out of his mouth because his front teeth are...
  • News-Press Cartoon: Shameful living in Glendale

    News-Press Cartoon: Shameful living in Glendale
    It seems that Glendale had more than its share of mayhem recently. Two men were recently charged for aledgedly assaulting a homeless man -- for no apparent reason -- a woman spat at officers outside a Burger King and two other men were charged with...
  • 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...
  • Ebullient leader of Glendale Healthy Kids to step down

    Ebullient leader of Glendale Healthy Kids to step down
    The executive director of a nonprofit set up to serve uninsured children in Glendale is stepping down to take the helm of a domestic violence shelter in Arizona. Camille Levee — who as the exuberant executive director of Glendale Healthy Kids has...
  • 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...