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The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in the...
A series of disciplinary hearings kicked off at Glendale City Hall this week in the case of a police officer who is appealing his demotion from sergeant. The first in what could be up to 10 hearings regarding the Vahak Mardikian case began Wednesday...
“Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
The attorney for a former city secretary who claims she faced age discrimination said this week that they will appeal a jury’s decision to deny her $1.3 million claim. The former employee, Mary Rodriguez, sued the city in 2008, claiming in Los...
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Four current and a former Glendale Armenian American police officers can move forward with their federal discrimination and harassment lawsuit against the city after a judge last week refused to throw out the claims. U.S. District Court Judge Josephine...
Tags: Defendants, Trials, Justice System, Bullying, Prosecution
I'm writing to share a story about a hard-working group of city employees. We who live in the canyons are required to clear our hillsides every year. Recently I learned that the city's Neighborhood Services has a fee-based service that clears...
Tags: Minority Groups, Social Issues
Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
Tags: Human Interest, Ramadan, Saudi Arabia, Racism, Civil Rights
Three Armenian Glendale police officers filed a lawsuit Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleging racial discrimination and continued retaliation after they filed a claim against the department in federal court two years ago. Officers Vahak...
Tags: Trials, Civil Laws, Litigation, Laws, Justice System
In the past, race has been one of the biggest issues when it came to fair housing impediments in Glendale, but now people with disabilities and large families face greater discrimination, according to a recent report to the city's Housing Authority. The...
The judge in the trial of a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee who claims he was fired for his belief that God had a hand in shaping the universe will determine what’s dogma and what isn’t, not a religious expert. David Coppedge, a...
Two Glendale police officers who were put on administrative leave for alleged misconduct are no longer working for the department, officials said. Police spokesman Sgt. Tom Lorenz confirmed that Officer Michael Lizarraga was officially separated from the...
Tags: Human Interest, Trials, Litigation, Minority Groups, Crimes
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