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  • Comfort-women statue dispute continues

    Comfort-women statue dispute continues
    A Glendale resident, along with a Los Angeles resident and a nonprofit group, filed a lawsuit this week asking a federal judge to force the city of Glendale to remove a controversial statue in a public park that honors women victimized by the Japanese...
  • Governor's Award goes to Glendale Rose Parade float

    Governor's Award goes to Glendale Rose Parade float
    The pageantry of the Tournament of Roses Parade took over the streets of Pasadena for the 125th time Wednesday morning with a cast of thousands. Marching bands from as far as Japan, equestrian groups featuring Appaloosa, Andalusian and Clydesdale horses,...
  • Jewel City shines in 'Curbed Cup' competition

    Jewel City shines in 'Curbed Cup' competition
    By the time polls closed Thursday, Glendale had pulled in enough votes to lock in the title of the region’s best neighborhood, besting Los Angeles’ Arts District, in a competition run by Curbed Los Angeles. The annual competition began...
  • Legal fight to oust Quintero continues

    Legal fight to oust Quintero continues
    Their request may have been turned down by the state’s top lawyer, but two Glendale residents haven’t given up their efforts to unseat a councilman. The duo, John Rando and Mariano Rodas, failed in October to get California Atty. Gen....
  • Letter: Consider banning this danger to public safety

    Letter: Consider banning this danger to public safety
    As reported in your article recapping the news events of 2013, the Glendale City Council in March banned gun shows from the Civic Auditorium. Quoting from your article, “Proponents of the ban said it’s an important symbol that shows...
  • Glendale 'party house' shut down

    Glendale 'party house' shut down
    The party is over for “party central.” The owner of a roughly 4,000-square-foot Glendale home advertised as “party central” on Airbnb.com, an online vacation rental platform, has agreed to stop renting the house specifically for...
  • Quintero ouster attempt fails again

    Two Glendale residents who have been trying to kick Councilman Frank Quintero out of office have failed again. This week a Los Angeles Superior Court judge supported California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’ decision to block residents John Rando and...
  • Letter: Elected officials should focus on issues closer to home

    Re: “Gatto resolution creates a flap,” Jan. 11. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution to the state Assembly urging the U.S. to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state. Who/what/where is that...
  • Verdugo Views: City captures another Rose Parade award

    Verdugo Views: City captures another Rose Parade award
    “Meatball,” the bear who gained fame for dining on meatballs that he dug out of a refrigerator in a garage, has brought Glendale another Governor’s Trophy. Our city has brought home the trophy at least three other times in the 100-...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • NSA phone surveillance: Schiff responds to Obama's new controls on metadata collection

    President Obama proposed changes for how the National Security Agency collects data and conducts surveillance on American citizens in his speech on Friday in Washington, D.C. Obama supports moving call record data outside of the NSA, requiring a court...
  • Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue

    Third Japanese delegation bashes comfort-women statue
    About a dozen Japanese politicians visited Glendale Thursday calling for the city to remove a monument that honors women taken from Korea, China, the Philippines and other countries to serve as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II....