Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Friday, July 25. The high is expected to reach a high of 89 degrees and a low of 68 in the Glendale region.
Your regional news headlines this morning:
- Two former sex slaves of the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II, commonly known as “comfort women,” visited a Glendale statue that honors their struggles on Thursday to commemorate the upcoming third anniversary of the city’s “Comfort Women Day” on July 30.
- A 17-year-old male Burbank resident was arrested Monday after allegedly punching and strangling his mother during an argument, police said.
- An unidentified man entered the Mission of the Foothills Church of Scientology on Tuesday and began yelling derogatory statements against Scientology and allegedly severed computer wires before being escorted out, according to police.
- Sales tax revenue generated by Downtown Glendale's biggest shopping centers increased by nearly $1 million in the past five years, something city officials attribute to a series of openings by sought-after restaurants and stores.