| Jun 19, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Sunday will mark my 17th Father’s Day, a special accomplishment for me considering that I have been a dad longer than my father was for me.
Even though my dad died when I was 14 years old, I often wonder what he would think about everything that...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 5:21 PM
OK, I really didn’t want to do it. But I simply have to.
I’ve got to write this column about Caitlyn Jenner because I mean, come on, when was the last time you saw this much publicity in a single week about a woman in her mid-60s who wasn&...
| May 4, 2015
| 5:53 PM
Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman has filed a complaint against the Glendale Unified School District for allegedly violating the California Voting Rights Act, 10 days after voters rejected Glendale Unified’s measure that would have paved the path for...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Despite publicly stating their opposition to an initiative that would create district-based voting, a measure created in response to the threat of a lawsuit, several members of the City Council stated the decision should be up to voters.
Measure D would...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:31 PM
As a debater, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Maddie Collins has a lot going for her — poise, confidence and a clear speaking voice she's polished for years as a member of the school's speech and debate team.
The only thing that seems to...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Having been under the threat of a lawsuit for the past year, the Glendale City Council this week agreed to ask voters in April if the city should switch from its long-standing at-large voting system to individual districts.
Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The decision whether to keep the city’s at-large voting system or split the community into districts could be up to local voters next spring as the Glendale City Council is leaning toward placing the question on a ballot.
The council on Tuesday...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As 2014 winds down, the lights go up, and the decorations sparkle. The children shriek with delight at the latest "Frozen" gear, and adults drink too much while giving one another silly gifts.
But shortly after the New Year, residents in Burbank and...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 11:34 AM
To ensure that all students of various economic, gender or ethnic backgrounds succeed at Glendale Community College, officials have been working for months to create a new comprehensive student-equity plan as they adhere to a mandate issued by the state&...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:36 PM
”Sure, I’ve been a geek and a nerd since I was a little kid,” admits Jody Wheeler, vice-president of Bent-Con, the upcoming convention celebrating the wide cross-sections where LGBTQ and fanboy culture meet. “I had all the Star...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
City officials will solicit feedback from community groups about whether Glendale should establish council districts after they received a letter from a private attorney alleging the current at-large voting system is polarizing minorities in local...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:18 PM
When former Glendale Councilwoman Eileen Givens went knocking on doors to campaign for the first time, some residents told her they couldn’t vote for her because there was already a woman on the council, as if the token seat was occupied.