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  • Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest

    Glendale approves Korean 'comfort woman' statue despite protest
    Despite significant opposition both overseas and locally, the City Council Tuesday approved a 1,110-pound monument honoring Korean women taken as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II. Members of the council received hundreds of emails...
  • Glendale steps into controversy with memorial to WW II sex slaves

    When Glendale officials proposed a memorial to "comfort women" — sex slaves who served the Japanese army in occupied countries during World War II — they saw it as a quiet gesture of goodwill for the city's Korean community. The planned...
  • Thieves knock woman, 64, to ground to steal cash, jewelry

    Glendale police are seeking help in identifying thieves who stole a fanny pack and ripped a necklace off a 64-year-old Glendale woman's neck this week after knocking her to the ground. The woman was walking about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of...
  • Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area

    Rain not enough to prevent wildfires in Glendale area
    The unusual summer rain that dampened Glendale earlier this week will do little to quench parched hillside brush that continues to pose a high fire risk, officials said. For all the gloom and humidity, the light rainfall was simply too little too late...
  • L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans

    L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans
    A $6-million, 302-foot bridge that would connect Griffith Park to Atwater passed a key Los Angeles committee this week — a move that has Glendale City Council members split on whether they should scrap their plans for a similar bridge. The Los...
  • Ex-con allegedly caught with guns, drugs during Glendale police stop

    A 27-year-old ex-convict was arrested in Glendale early Friday after police allegedly discovered guns, marijuana and ledgers inside his wife’s car. Alvaro Mejia, who’s on federal probation for drug sales, was taken into custody just after...
  • Cicero man dies of West Nile virus

    Cicero man dies of West Nile virus
    A 67-year-old Cicero man is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in the Chicago area this year, Cook County Department of Public Health officials said Monday. The county health department said the man recently died after contracting the...
  • Carson man, 78, diagnosed with West Nile virus dies

    A 78-year-old Carson man diagnosed by doctors with West Nile virus has died, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported. Albert Shipman died Tuesday night in San Pedro, two weeks after being hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms, including memory loss...
  • Missing teen found safe in Wyoming, went on road trip, dad says

    Missing teen found safe in Wyoming, went on road trip, dad says
    A Cheviot Hills teen who disappeared Monday morning was found safe Wednesday in Wyoming and had apparently decided to go on a road trip with her friends without telling anyone, her father said. Caroline Karimi, 18, was pulled over by Wyoming state...
  • Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday

    Pair accused of keeping girl in metal box due in court Friday
    Two men accused of cultivating marijuana and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl they allegedly kept in a metal box were assigned defense attorneys this week and are due back in court Friday. Ryan Alan Balletto, 30, and Patrick Steven Pearmain, 25,...
  • Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility

    Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility
    A local congressman is urging federal officials to more thoroughly investigate the safety of a San Pedro butane storage facility that has become controversial because of its location near homes, schools and shopping areas in San Pedro. On Wednesday,...