| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Calling the complaint “frivolous and malicious,” a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against the Burbank Police Department in which a convicted pimp claimed false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:39 PM
A convicted pimp has filed a $2.9-million lawsuit against the Burbank Police Department and the city claiming false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against him more than two years ago that were eventually dismissed.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:56 PM
The attorney for a former Burbank deputy police chief who claims he was fired because he complained about internal issues questioned the validity Thursday of an outside investigator's report that played a role in his client's termination.
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:50 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
“Twelve Angry Men,” the classic jury-room drama by Reginald Rose, has undergone numerous incarnations. The 1957 film, based on Rose's original teleplay, starred Henry Fonda as one of the 12 white, male jurors determining the fate of a teenager...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since Councilman Zareh Sinanyan admitted to making racist comments, there has been a chorus of individuals at the ready to remind us of his transgression. The latest, Grey James, in calling Sinanyan a “confessed racist,” has implored...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Three Latino students who sued the Glendale Police Department alleging racial profiling have settled for $2,500, according to court documents released this week.
Negotiations continue with the Glendale Unified School District, which is a co-defendant...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Please don't let them be Muslim. Please don't let them be Hispanic. Please don't let them be Armenian.
If your cultural background is a strong, prominent part of your identity, and you know all about the story of how your parents emigrated to America...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:09 AM
It was a week Zareh Sinanyan will never forget. The man who left the Soviet Republic of Armenia as a 14-year-old a quarter century ago took his seat as a Glendale City Councilman on Monday, faced harsh criticism from residents during public comment on...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:01 AM
The ACLU of Southern California is in preliminary settlement negotiations with attorneys for Glendale and the school district regarding a lawsuit filed last year alleging racial profiling of Latino students at Hoover High School.
In October, the ACLU...