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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Don't read this while driving: Glendale insurance rates among highest in state

    Don't read this while driving: Glendale insurance rates among highest in state
    Here’s another item to add to the "That costs more in Los Angeles" list, and it isn’t pretty: car insurance. The 10 most expensive ZIP Codes for car insurance in the state of California are all in the L.A. metro area. L.A. County is also...
  • 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...
  • Bill could help smokers kick the habit

    Smokers in Glendale, which has one of the highest smoking rates in Los Angeles County, could gain free access to tools to help them quit smoking under a bill passed by state legislators Tuesday. County officials and health care representatives gathered...