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  • Fired officer asks for new trial

    A former Burbank police officer is seeking a new trial after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed his allegations of being fired after complaining of workplace harassment. Christopher Lee Dunn claimed he suffered years of ridicule based on...
  • 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-...
  • Gay marriage trial video will remain sealed, appeals court rules

    Gay marriage trial video will remain sealed, appeals court rules
    A federal appeals court refused Thursday to make public the video of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial, a victory for opponents of gay marriage. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the video from the 2010 federal...
  • Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport

    Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport
    An officer with the Bob Hope Airport Police Department has agreed to accept $30,000 to settle claims that he was harassed by his supervisor for being gay. In the lawsuit, Richard Ellis claims the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority did nothing...
  • Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue

    Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue
    Two popular self-defense classes for women hosted by Glendale’s Status on the Commission of Women in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month have been postponed this month because of a letter from the National Coalition for Men that claimed the...
  • GCC hires firm to assist with redistricting

    A law firm was recently hired by Glendale Community College officials to help the school on an “as-needed” basis with redistricting matters. College officials began a discourse over redistricting a little over two years ago when consultants...
  • Glendale Unified on pace with new state law to protect transgender student rights

    A new California law that took effect earlier this month expands the rights of transgender students, allowing them to participate on sports teams and use school facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to each student’s gender...
  • Religious leaders react to U.S. Supreme Court DOMA ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and reopened the door to gay marriage in California provoked mixed reactions among area religious leaders. Some who have already embraced same-sex unions...
  • Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease

    Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease
    In the dismal Los Angeles election cycle that mercifully concluded on May 21, much was made about the lack of women in high places if Wendy Greuel didn't win the mayor's race. Greuel herself played the gender card over and over, with pictures of her...
  • Hate crimes rise in L.A. County

    The number of hate crimes committed in Los Angeles County rose 15% last year after falling to a 21-year low in 2010, the Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission announced Wednesday. The commission's annual report on hate crimes documented 489...
  • Suit challenges voting system

    A group of voters who claim Armenian Americans have become so “politically sophisticated and well-financed” that they’ve monopolized the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees has filed a lawsuit seeking a change in how elections...
  • Glendale settles with female police lieutenant

    A Glendale lieutenant will resign from the Police Department next year as part of a settlement with the city in a lawsuit in which she alleged gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Glendale Police Lt. Susan Hayn, who oversees the Violent Crimes...