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  • DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism

    DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism
    In advance of a major offensive on a Pacific island during World War II, disturbingly young Major Robinson (Douglas Dick) is assembling a team to sneak onto the island to prepare crucial maps. When Pvt. Moss (James Edwards), the new topographer, arrives from another unit, one of the men turns out to be an old schoolmate and greets him enthusiastically, but two others simply snub him. The problem: Moss is — as Robinson soon complains on the phone to the general — “colored.”
  • Lieutenant sues Police Department

    CITY HALL — A female police lieutenant who says she endured years of on-the-job discrimination is the latest officer to file a lawsuit against the Glendale Police Department. Police Lt. Susan Hayn is the eighth officer known to have filed a...

    Start the Presses: Word problems

    Start the Presses: Word problems
    When we launched a major redesign of the websites of the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader in May, we launched with a number of design flaws. Those flaws led to decreased readership online. But you know what? People are generally forgiving, even...

    A Glorious return to ring

    A Glorious return to ring
    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — The man known as "The Crazy Russian" never lost his cool on Friday night, skillfully surviving eight action-filled rounds with a driven Javier Gallo until lowering the boom in the ninth round to earn a technical knockout...

    Officer claims racism

    For the second time in less than a month, a Glendale police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming on-the-job discrimination. Tyrone Hunter, who is black, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday alleging that he endured racial slurs and was...