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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • I'm Just Sayin

    I'm Just Sayin
    Six months ago in Washington, there was a fierce battle over health-care reform and today is the day that several major insurance changes go into effect. As a mother of a young child with hydrocephalus, a lifelong, life-threatening medical condition,...
  • Former Bears president charged with fraud

    GLENDALE — The former president of the Glendale Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has been charged with disability insurance fraud and forgery stemming from another job. Tina Marquez, 41, was ousted from the nonprofit youth sports...
  • Hearing delayed for former Bears president

    A preliminary hearing for the former president of the Glendale Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading organization, who is charged with disability insurance fraud and forgery stemming from another job, was postponed Tuesday. Tina Marquez, 41, was forced...
  • A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule

    A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule
    Recently, Jim in Glendale saw a newspaper headline that said something like "Five school board members lose seat." That didn't sit right with him. "Using the singular 'seat' — instead of the plural 'seats' — is incompatible with 'members,'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dispensary debate heats up

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's bid to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated parts of the county ran into opposition Tuesday, although county officials were instructed to draft an ordinance for review. With the support...
  • Residents reminded about fire insurance

    Residents reminded about fire insurance
    LA CA√ĎADA FLINTRIDGE — Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday advised foothill residents to make sure their homes are protected and insured amid this year's already devastating fire season. Supervisor Mike Antonovich, Los Angeles County...
  • Descendants win the right to sue

    The descendants of Armenian Genocide victims won an unexpected victory Friday when a federal appeals court ruled they can sue to recoup unpaid insurance benefits tied to the atrocity. The decision by the same three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...