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  • Glendale Unified's chief spokesman delivers news of his own layoff

    In the world of communications, managing bad news is an art form and the public information officer is the artist. For Steven Frasher at Glendale Unified, the practice has included a lawsuit alleging racial profiling and a student suicide. So Frasher...
  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
  • In Theory: A pastor fumbles a difficult situation

    A Mississippi church is coming under fire for blocking an African American couple from getting married there two days before the ceremony was due to happen. Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson had been attending the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs for...
  • 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...
  • Man accused of hate crime at homeless shelter

    A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
  • Intersections: Waiting for the ethnic identifier

    Intersections: Waiting for the ethnic identifier
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret

    Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret
    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...
  • In Theory: Can Muslims shake off a negative image?

    Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
  • 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...
  • Tropico Perspective: Exercise more care when voting

    Bigotry is like pornography; everyone’s seen it, no one admits to taking part, and it’s never a victimless crime. Both appear to be popular these days — must be the Internet. Racism is a process, not just a condition. We categorize...
  • Attorneys give closing arguments in 'intelligent design' lawsuit against JPL

    Attorneys give closing arguments in 'intelligent design' lawsuit against JPL
    Attorneys argued Monday that it was either religious intolerance or workplace incompetence that drove systems administrator David Coppedge from a post at Jet Propulsion Laboratory last year. Monday’s arguments capped a five-week trial in Coppedge&...
  • City, Glendale Unified begin settlement talks with ACLU

    City, Glendale Unified begin settlement talks with ACLU
    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...