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  • As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
  • 'Modern Family' teen to stay with sister until trial, judge rules

    'Modern Family' teen to stay with sister until trial, judge rules
    Teen actress Ariel Winter of "Modern Family" will stay with her sister under temporary guardianship and her case will be set for trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. L.A. County Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said a report by the county Department of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...
  • Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good

    Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good
    I read a story in the Leader about the first murder in Burbank since 2009. A 70-year-old man beat his 64-year-old wife to death in Burbank, just a few miles away from me and the whole thing has left me with many questions about the victim, Marie Brancato....
  • Police seek robber who targets lone women in L.A., Glendale region

    Police seek robber who targets lone women in L.A., Glendale region
    Authorities are looking for help with identifying an alleged carjacker who is responsible for more than a dozen thefts and robberies in Glendale, Burbank and the Los Angeles region. The man, who police have dubbed the “Opportunistic bandit,”...
  • Film review: 'Polisse' a brilliant, complex film

    Film review: 'Polisse' a brilliant, complex film
    The first thing that needs to be explained about this French import from writer/director/actress Ma├»wenn Le Besco is the title: no, “polisse” is not some obscure word too sophisticated to have come up in your high school French class. It is,...
  • Faith & Life: Even amid tough times, God is always good

    Is God good all the time? Well, according to the Bible he is. His purposes have a kingdom focus for his will to be done on this Earth. And he says he works all things for the good of those who love him (Romans 8:28). And that he brings justice (Luke 18:8)...
  • In Theory: Can the Catholic Church restore its image?

    In Theory: Can the Catholic Church restore its image?
    The image ofthe Catholic Church recently was further battered when documents revealed that Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York authorized payments of up to $20,000 each to priests accused of sexual abuse as “motivation” not to contest...
  • Man pleads not guilty to trying to kidnap Glendale girl from front yard

    A 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to trying to kidnap a 6-year-old as she blew bubbles in front of her Glendale home, police said. Mario Moreno faces one felony count of attempted kidnapping and one misdemeanor count of child molesting, said...
  • 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....