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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...
  • Elgin man dies of West Nile virus

    Elgin man dies of West Nile virus
    Kane County health officials announced today that a 64-year-old Elgin man with the West Nile virus died last week. The man was the only human case reported in Kane County this year, according to Kane County Health Department officials. His is the...
  • Peninsula mosquito population increasing this summer

    Peninsula mosquito population increasing this summer
    Biologists expect tick and mosquito populations to thrive this spring, largely because mild temperatures from last winter failed to kill off a large population of the disease-carrying pests. Technicians in Hampton are already finding mosquito larvae...
  • Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida

    Mosquitoes temporarily decline in South Florida
    South Florida’s most widely despised form of wildlife declined sharply in the past week, as a lack of rain dried up breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Daytime biters, which breed when dry ground is flooded by rain, have diminished, bringing relief to...
  • Ask Outdoors Girl

    Nancy Colvin of Stoneleigh writes: Do you have any idea where the blue jays have gone? Since the avian flu came through here several years ago, it seems that there are few blue jays, though I did see a couple in Westchester County, N.Y., during a recent...
  • Evanston residents weigh in on Yellow Line stop

    Evanston residents weigh in on Yellow Line stop
    The city of Evanston on Thursday embarked on the long process of getting a CTA station by hosting a meeting for the public about the proposed Yellow Line stop.  "We're just hoping we're still alive when it's built," Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) said as she...