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  • Airport faces discrimination suit

    Airport faces discrimination suit
    An officer with the Bob Hope Airport police department has filed suit against the airfield's owner and a sergeant on the force, alleging discrimination and retaliation because he is gay. In the lawsuit, Richard Ellis claims the Burbank-Glendale-...
  • Officer's suit claims he was fired over discrimination, sexual harassment concerns

    The first of several lawsuits filed against Burbank by current and former police officials went to trial this week, with the attorney for an ex-deputy police chief calling what took place in the department one of the most “egregious” cases...
  • Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes

    Letter challenges Glendale's women's self-defense classes
    By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
  • New year will follow some familiar stories

    New year will follow some familiar stories
    Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...
  • Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure

    Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure
    A Glendale resident called on the City Council this week to adopt a proclamation against all hate speech, hate crimes and bullying in the city in response to the silence that's followed Councilman Zareh Sinanyan's apology for writing threatening and...
  • Police lieutenant's discrimination trial begins

    An alleged lack of promotion and diversity in supervisory positions within the Glendale Police Department signaled the “good old boys were alive and well in Glendale,” Lt. Tigran Topadzhikyan’s attorney told jurors Tuesday as the trial...
  • Jury sides with city in police discrimination case

    A federal jury rejected a Glendale police lieutenant’s claim Friday afternoon that he was harassed and discriminated against because he is Armenian-American. Jurors deliberated for only a short time in U.S. District Court in Riverside before...
  • Glendale police sergeant reinstated after appealing his own demotion

    A Glendale police officer will be reinstated as a sergeant after successfully appealing his demotion, which came after officials claimed he pressured and harassed fellow officers. The city’s Civil Service Commission rescinded the demotion of Sgt....
  • Glendale police trial postponed again

    This story has been updated. A federal trial sought by five Armenian American Glendale police officers who are suing the city for alleged discrimination and harassment has been pushed back again and now isn’t expected to start until November....
  • Police officers' lawsuit trial postponed again

    A federal trial sought by five Armenian American Glendale police officers who are suing the city for alleged discrimination and harassment has been pushed back again and now isn't expected to start until November. Trial had originally been set to...
  • Judge clears way for joint police officer lawsuit against Glendale

    Four current and a former Glendale Armenian American police officers can move forward with their federal discrimination and harassment lawsuit against the city after a judge last week refused to throw out the claims. U.S. District Court Judge Josephine...
  • Glendale prevails in age discrimination lawsuit, attorney vows appeal

    The attorney for a former city secretary who claims she faced age discrimination said this week that they will appeal a jury’s decision to deny her $1.3 million claim. The former employee, Mary Rodriguez, sued the city in 2008, claiming in Los...