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  • 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...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • 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...
  • City in ballot language flap

    Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
  • ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims

    ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims
    The ACLU of Southern California announced Wednesday that it had reached settlements with the city of Glendale and the school district on behalf of eight Latino students who alleged officials engaged in racial profiling and illegal searches during a 2010...
  • National Boy Scouts board delays decision on changing its stance on sexual orientation

    With the Boy Scouts of America announcing Wednesday that it would delay a decision on whether to allow gay members and leaders, local representatives say they are in a holding pattern. Matt Bear, camp director and spokesman for the San Gabriel Valley...
  • Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California

    Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California
    The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban. U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...
  • Scouts get a jump on jamboree

    Scouts get a jump on jamboree
    Boy Scouts from the Verdugo Hills Council had a dry run on Saturday of what they'll be doing on their first day at the National Jamboree later this month at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. Members put up their tents and eating areas and built their gateway,...
  • Unity within diversity

    The exhibition, "Three Artists, One World," at the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery, highlights three markedly different artists in style and media. The common characteristic that threads the three together is their passion for the world, human...
  • Holiday travel on the rebound

    DOWNTOWN — Thousands of area residents renewed travel regimens this Memorial Day weekend, pouring onto highways and into airports as the nation officially ushered in the summer travel season. Be it falling gas prices, enticing hotel and car rental...
  • In Theory: What about bullying?

    Cyber bullying has become more and more commonplace in schools, seemingly replacing or becoming part of common playground bullying. This issue has been brought into the forefront on the heels of the suicide of 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman Tyler...
  • In Theory: Scoring on the Religion Quiz

    The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...