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  • 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....
  • Police seek carjacker who targets lone women

    Police seek carjacker who targets lone women
    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 Maïwenn 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)...
  • Eagle Rock man accused of sexually abusing daughter of woman he dated

    A 44-year-old man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused his ex-girlfriend's daughter for years in their Glendale home, police said. Jose Ricardo Yanez of Eagle Rock was charged with four felony counts of lewd acts on a child,...
  • 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...
  • Ice cream vendor allegedly violates court order to stay away from schools

    A 72-year-old Glendale ice cream vendor who was charged last year with child annoyance and sexual battery was arrested Tuesday after allegedly violating a court order that demanded he stay away from elementary, middle and high schools in Burbank,...
  • Tow truck driver allegedly assaulted while trying to repossess car at Glendale Hilton

    A man and woman were arrested Thursday after fighting with a tow truck driver who tried to repossess their Mercedes in the Hilton Glendale parking lot, police said. Collina Arnold, 27, of Grover Beach and Armen Gukusan, 32, of Glendale were taken into...
  • 'Perversion files' shows abuse of Boy Scouts in tri-city area

    Of the roughly 5,000 men and women who were ousted from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of sexual abuse, several were tied to cases in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region, according to an L.A. Times database of “perversion files”...
  • Police hunt for Old Pasadena sexual assault suspect

    Police hunt for Old Pasadena sexual assault suspect
    Pasadena police on Monday released a sketch depicting a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the night of Saturday, Oct. 13, in an Old Pasadena alley. The victim was leaving a business in the area at around 11:30 p.m. when she was approached...
  • 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....