| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
For the second week in a row, city officials have postponed a free self-defense class for women as the city attorney continues to review the legality of the gender-exclusive classes.
The city and its Commission on the Status of Women host the popular...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:43 PM
A Los Angeles law firm has agreed to represent the city of Glendale for free in its defense of a statue honoring women taken as sex slaves for the Japanese Army during World War II, the installation of which has been called into question by a lawsuit...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute presented in court on the validity of the transfers to the General Fund. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa's op-ed of March 22, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” is itself a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:53 AM
As nearly 1,200 people packed the Alex Theatre on Thursday at the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, attendees were abuzz about a historic statement made by the Turkish Prime Minister the day prior.
PHOTOS: Armenian Genocide...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:19 AM
got the call at about 11 p.m. Tuesday night.
"Drayman is out," said the voice on the other end of the line. "Keep me out of it, but I think Drayman is out."
After years of investigations, thousands of hours of work by police and prosecutors, court...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:12 PM
By limiting free self-defense classes to women only, the city of Glendale and its Commission on the Status of Women is violating federal and state civil rights laws that protect against sexual discrimination, according to a letter sent this month to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:58 PM
There are points in Mr. Kedikian’s recent op-ed (“It takes engaged citizen to make a city”) that I agree with. Among them are that personal attacks do nothing to resolve the legal dispute over the GWP transfer. On the first point though,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:25 PM
April 2007: Councilman John Drayman wins a seat on the City Council after leaving his position as president of the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors.
March 2010: Drayman signs a contract with National Fire Systems & Services Inc. to...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:22 PM
A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations.
The three-judge panel...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic.
Ever since state lawmakers in 2012 ended redevelopment, a program...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Before sentencing former Councilman John Drayman to one year in county jail for embezzling money from a local farmer’s market, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Marcus compared Drayman to other public officials who have made recent...