Arin Mikailian was a city hall reporter for the Glendale News-Press. Aside from covering issues like development and the local impact of the drought, he also wrote about business and features. A Glendale native, he graduated from the University of Southern California.
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A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Glendale that demanded removal of a memorial statue dedicated to as many as 200,000 women from Korea and other countries forced into sex slavery by Japanese soldiers during World War II.
For decades after his death in the Vietnam War, Allan Altieri’s resting place lay bare, with no grave marker.
After living on the streets and, more recently, in a friend’s garage, Army veteran and single father Joseph Garcia finally has a permanent roof over his head in a new low-income housing complex for returning soldiers in Glendale.
Glendale to stock all vending machines at parks and other facilities with healthful snacks
After a vote by the Glendale City Council, all the vending machines at parks and other city properties will be fully stocked with healthful snacks and drinks.
A Southland Jewish organization is seeking the removal of a sign at Crescenta Valley Park that pays tribute to a German World War I hero, claiming the site has connections to Nazi atrocities.
Joining a growing list of cities looking to transform pollution-choked roadways into urban oases, Glendale will study the feasibility of building a park over a section of the 134 Freeway.
Glendale schools first in U.S. to make Armenian genocide remembrance day an official holiday
In a first for the nation, April 24 will be officially designated “Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day” in the Glendale Unified School District after a unanimous vote by school board members on Tuesday.
The 90 or so trains passing through Glendale every day may soon have to hold off sounding their horns: City officials want to implement a “quiet zone” along the tracks.
Opponents of a proposed Armenian American Museum in Glendale voiced concerns over the potential for traffic and parking impacts, while backers endorsed the idea of creating a cultural hub and community resource during a public forum earlier this week.