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  • 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...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Protecting students from abuse

    By this time, everyone in the country knows about the two teachers accused of lewd acts at Miramonte Elementary School in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy closed the school for two days this week and is...
  • Marching against domestic violence

    Marching against domestic violence
    Nearly 60 volunteers marched the streets of Glendale and Burbank on Monday to raise awareness and gain support for a new domestic violence help center that they hope will make inroads with Armenian families. Volunteers met in front of St. Peter...
  • Woman escapes when kidnapper takes her to breakfast, police say

    Los Angeles Police arrested a Van Nuys man accused of kidnapping his former girlfriend after an hours-long standoff on Sunday, police said. Police said Wember Ernesto Servellon, 32, kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint Sunday and forced her into...
  • 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....
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future

    Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future
    Some people might see the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day as so 20th century — early 20th century — but not Dave Weaver. The longtime Glendale city councilman has volunteered for 18 years to work long hours with hundreds of...