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  • Public safety instructor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting teen student

    Public safety instructor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting teen student
    A public safety instructor is expected to appear in court Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Hoover High student, police said. Delvon Jackson was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault on the girl, who...
  • Glendale's arcade problem: A glitch in the city's game room

    Glendale's arcade problem: A glitch in the city's game room
    The storage units look like arcade graveyards. The machines are unplugged, lined up against the wall and the marquees that once flashed, inviting people to play Ms. Pacman or Galaga, now look more like gravestone inscriptions, dusty and scratched. The...
  • Tuning in to a big National Night Out for Glendale

    When Julia Leeper started a neighborhood watch group 20 years ago in her Sycamore Woods community, she couldn't have imagined that it would grow to be the largest in Glendale, with 250 homes participating. Now she organizes one of roughly 50 community...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
  • City helps cover cost of moving winter homeless shelter

    The City Council has agreed to give Ascencia, Glendale’s largest homeless services provider, $7,500 to fill a funding gap for its upcoming emergency winter shelter. Ascencia needs the extra funding to operate the shelter out of a facility in the...
  • City can't intervene in Twelve Oaks sale but could buy property

    City can't intervene in Twelve Oaks sale but could buy property
    While City Hall can't legally put the brakes on a nonprofit's plan to close and sell a senior living facility, there could be other options that might thwart the move, some of which officials suggested be taken up by private citizens. “I do...
  • Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition

    Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition
    Bok Dong Kim was 14 when she was forced to travel to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II. Now, the petite 88-year-old travels the world on her own accord, speaking...
  • Letter: Shutting down government solves nothing

    This is solely my personal opinion and not the opinion of the U.S. Attorney's Office or the U.S. Department of Justice. I wish I were working for you today. Normally I am an assistant U.S. attorney in the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Attorney's...
  • Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap

    Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap
    The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown

    Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown
    The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed. The shutdown came about when...
  • Schiff: A government shutdown would damage economy

    As a government shutdown looms to possibly begin at midnight (EST) Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said it would adversely impact the economy and blamed Republicans in Congress who have "once again created a crisis that has put America’s fiscal...