| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:44 PM
Two City Council candidates — Paula Devine and Erik Yesayan — have locked down the endorsements of three of the five members of the Glendale Community College board of trustees, though not the same three.
Another — Vartan Gharpetian...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 6:57 PM
Clear leaders in garnering endorsements from key Glendale organizations have emerged in the three upcoming races leading up to election day on April 7.
In the race for Glendale City Council, real estate broker Vartan Gharpetian has been endorsed by 11...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Aliza Garabet was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, the descendant of Armenians who survived the Armenian Genocide.
But as the war’s conflict affected the only home she’d ever known, where she had also raised her son and three daughters,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The death last week of former University of California system president and UC Irvine chancellor Jack W. Peltason at 91 elicited warm memories of the modest political scientist who achieved high positions in American academia without losing his sense of...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:24 PM
A new seating area at Central Park invites visitors to become part of a work of art.
Made of several metal tables, chairs and other elements that require a close look to figure out what they are — such as the material used for the legs of the...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:08 AM
Now and again, a piece of legislation crops up in Sacramento that seems to say: Our lawmakers have too much time on their hands.
Just as University of California President Janet Napolitano is announcing a freeze on the enrollment of in-state students,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:12 PM
At a time when the University of California faces much uncertainty about how to finance its current 10 campuses, a state assemblyman is proposing that the UC establish an 11th campus -- with a special focus on science and technology.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:43 PM
A new online training tool debuted this week as part of a renewed effort to help school employees across the state report suspected child abuse and neglect.
It stems from a measure introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), requiring that...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:58 PM
It's been more than a decade since former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger regularly talked about his dream of building a "hydrogen highway" that would speed fleets of non-polluting cars from Mexico to Canada.
The vision never materialized anywhere other than...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Los Angeles is launching a hit-and-run alert system that will publish information on social media about cars and drivers linked to fatal and other severe hit-and-runs.
City Hall officials announced the move Tuesday.
The city of L.A. sees about 20,...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:44 PM
Seeking to give Californians more say in how their blood samples are used if held in the state’s biobank of DNA, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has proposed a law to strengthen the notice requirements given to parents when dried blood samples...