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  • Battle between attorneys settled

    The lengthy legal battle between the attorneys who won tens of millions of dollars for descendants of Armenian genocide victims has run its course. Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, two of the attorneys in class-action lawsuits that descendants of...
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital plans layoffs

    Glendale Memorial Hospital plans layoffs
    Layoffs are looming at Glendale Memorial Hospital as officials at the 334-bed facility have decided to lay off an undetermined number of employees, according to a statement released by the hospital on Monday. Hospital spokeswoman Angela Giacobbe said ...
  • Glendale Memorial is second major local hospital to announce layoffs

    Glendale Memorial is second major local hospital to announce layoffs
    Glendale Memorial Hospital this week announced plans to undergo a round of staff reductions, roughly two months after the city’s other major hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, laid off 21 workers in response to federal healthcare payment...
  • Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care

    Ahead of federal healthcare overhaul, local hospitals look to primary care
    As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect. More primary care...
  • Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again

    Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again
    The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners. Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
  • Mudslide lawsuit settled for $1.1M

    A subsidiary of insurance giant American International Group has agreed to pay Glendale $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the city in an attempt to recoup roughly $15.5 million it was forced to spend in the aftermath of a destructive 2005...
  • Learning the Gladys Drive lesson

    I noticed in the July 24 edition of the News-Press that Glendale accepted $1.1 million offered by its insurance company to settle the city's claims with regard to the mudslide at Gladys Drive (“City settles claims lawsuit”). Normally...
  • Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work

    Glendale sued over claims that it underpaid for mudslide repair work
    The insurer of a construction company hired to repair Glendale slopes after the 2005 mudslide has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the city, claiming the contractor was underpaid for excavation work that turned out to be much more intensive than...
  • Guide puppy in training visits Glendale Lions Club sponsors

    Guide puppy in training visits Glendale Lions Club sponsors
    Members of the Northwest Glendale Lions Club received an update on their special pet project — guide puppy in training — when Cybelle came to visit the Jan. 24 meeting at Shakers Restaurant. Sarah Jane Chelin, puppy raiser, and her mother,...
  • Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees

    Protestors say Glendale Memorial Hospital plans to lay off 41 employees
    More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility. The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
  • Tropico Perspective: Backward insurance

    I haven't had to think about car insurance in a long time. I probably thought more about it 30 years ago when I would occasionally do without, trying to balance a heavy student loan with a light checkbook. With age and a little security comes the desire...
  • Grant helps response time to fires

    GLENDALE — The Glendale Fire Department will get a $1.6-million federal grant to help pay for alarm systems at fire stations that will improve emergency response times. "As the community grows, we face many challenges just responding to the calls...