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May 16, 2001
Alex Coolman GLENDALE -- Glendale's GTV6 television station carried off a pair of Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards last week for its public service announcements. The awards, recognizing GTV6's 30-second spots created for police recruitment efforts and a program combating elder abuse, are the first Emmys the station has ever received. The spots were aired on GTV6 and other Charter Communications channels. The Los Angeles Area Emmys are awards given in a wide range of categories to television programming on channels in the Southland.
November 13, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. Area 1 1400 block of East Wilson Avenue Noel Gonzalez, 20, was arrested Nov. 8 on a warrant for possessing marijuana. 100 block of North Isabel Street Patricia Aquino, 38, was arrested Nov. 9 on suspicion of elder abuse. 1300 block of Carlton Drive Carlos Barrera, 22, was arrested Nov. 9 on a warrant for assault with a deadly weapon.
November 23, 2000
Amber Willard GLENDALE -- Seniors and baby boomers have a new voice on the radio. This month, Glendale-based KIEV 870-AM debuted "Senior Focus," hosted by Joseph Solomon. Solomon, 54, got the idea to write a book about senior and baby boomer issues like financial concerns and health care after working with them as a certified elder planning specialist. "The book led me to the media," Solomon said of how he ended up with his own call-in show on the radio.
June 12, 2001
Joseph Solomon One of the most upsetting things I have encountered is the targeting and scamming of our senior citizens. Today's senior population has accumulated more wealth than any other population group and any other generation in our history. This makes them an attractive target for financial exploitation. It can start with the senior allowing a trusted caregiver to move in, ostensibly to look after them, and after a period of time they lose control of their property.
August 8, 2011
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 1500 block of East Colorado Street Jose Cureno, 33, was arrested Aug. 5 on suspicion of violating parole and possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court or pay a fine. 400 block of Pioneer Drive Troy Hill, 25, was arrested Aug. 5 on suspicion of spousal assault. North Central Avenue and West Wilson Avenue Bruce McDaniel, 45, was arrested Aug. 5 on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sales and violating parole.
October 6, 2000
I watched the rebroadcast of the Sept. 11 program on local youth issues the other day. One thought that occurred to me is that there seems to be a contradiction between the actions of the Glendale Unified School District, and concerns for youth culture and welfare expressed on that broadcast. As I understand it, GUSD has one magnet school for high school students. This is the relatively new Clark Magnet High School specializing in technology and computer science.
June 22, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman As five veteran Glendale Police officers move on to the next stages in their lives, they'll take with them 115 years of experience, leaving a gap of knowledge in their wake. Four of them -- Sgts. Ron Allison and Howard Singer and officers John Beltran and Charles Darensbourg -- will retire within a week of each other. The fifth, Officer Robert Boehlert, worked his last day June 1. Allison, who will retire July 3, joined the department in 1974.
By Tania Chatila | March 4, 2006
LOS ANGELES ? A Long Beach-based law firm filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday against a nursing home operator with facilities in Glendale and Burbank, claiming the company inadequately staffed 31 of its nursing homes, providing patients with substandard care. The claim, which was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that Longwood Management Corp. understaffed 31 of its Southern California nursing homes ? including one in Glendale and two in Burbank ? and did not meet California's minimum nurse-to-patient care ratios, attorney Stephen Garcia of the Garcia Law Firm said.
January 25, 2001
Amber Willard NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- The investigation into a former hospital worker accused of killing patients topped the list of issues covered by Glendale Police at a meeting Wednesday. The worker, Efren Saldivar, was arrested earlier this month after a three-year investigation. Saldivar is charged with killing six patients at Glendale Adventist Medical Center by giving them fatal injections of the drug Pavulon. Pavulon is used to stop breathing.
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