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  • Officer's suit against city drags on

    A federal judge on Thursday scolded attorneys representing the city and a former Burbank police officer who continue to disagree on what evidence can be included in a case involving allegations of discrimination and retaliatory firing. U.S. District...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Tropico Perspective: How many mistakes can we live with?

    There is a compelling theory of memory that if you want to remember something for a while, you must be reminded of it right about the time your mind is about to forget it. Considering this nation’s news cycles and short attention span, now is...
  • Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event

    Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event
    Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight. The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly:...
  • ACLU plans to announce racial profiling lawsuit against police, school district

    The ACLU of Southern California today plans to announce a lawsuit against Glendale police and school district officials alleging racial profiling and harassment of Latino students at Hoover High School. In complaints filed earlier this year with, and...
  • ACLU: Glendale, L.A. police 'repeatedly threatened' Latino students during round-up

    ACLU: Glendale, L.A. police 'repeatedly threatened' Latino students during round-up
    In announcing plans to file a civil rights lawsuit against Glendale Unified, the ACLU today alleged dozens of Latino students at Hoover High School were rounded up last year and interrogated as gang members for more than an hour. Standing in front of the...
  • Radio stunt angers Latino groups; Verizon and AT&T pull ads

    Radio stunt angers Latino groups; Verizon and AT&T pull ads
    Verizon and AT&T Wireless have pulled their advertising off KFI’s “John and Ken” show in response to a campaign by several Latino groups to drive the controversial radio talk hosts off the air. Vons and Ralphs, which have advertised on...
  • Taken For Granted: A sailor, his ship, his legacy

    The sleek, 130-foot yacht dwarfed the wooden replica tied up alongside. Five hundred years of maritime progress was on display. During a brief stay in Frankfort Harbor, the Niña drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
  • Proposition 8 hearing will not be videotaped, judge rules

    Proposition 8 hearing will not be videotaped, judge rules
    A federal judge in San Francisco decided Thursday that an upcoming hearing on Proposition 8 would not be videotaped because of objections by backers of the ban on same-sex marriage.  The Monday hearing has been scheduled to determine whether...
  • In Theory: Looking back, looking forward

    Q. As you look back on 2010, what most affected you spiritually and challenged your belief system? And how will that impact you as you confront 2011?   At this time of year, we often are inspired to make New Year's resolutions. And, in this age when...
  • Judge dismisses harassment case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has dismissed a major discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by a former police lieutenant. In filing the lawsuit, former Burbank Police Lt. Omar Rodriguez claimed he was placed on administrative leave in...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...