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May 15, 2004
A state board revoked a La Verne man's medical license after finding he hurt a Glendale woman he knew, or should have known, was pregnant and that the injury would terminate the pregnancy. Kevin Anderson, 45, was convicted of second-degree murder Dec. 4, 2000 for strangling and pouring gasoline over Glendale resident Deepti Gupta, then pushing her and her sport utility vehicle over a cliff in the Angeles National Forest. Anderson was sentenced to 20 years in prison March 8, 2001.
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By Melanie Hicken | March 19, 2010
GLENDALE — A Glendale doctor who last month pleaded guilty to falsifying medical examinations and vaccinations for undocumented immigrants, surrendered his medical license last week, the Medical Board of California announced Thursday. Glendale resident Levon Tebelekian was arrested in November and charged with fraud and misuse of immigration documents and making false statements as the result of a 10-month joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the California Medical Board.
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February 22, 2002
As the Oakmont V controversy heats up yet again, many of us Glendale residents who have not read every report or attended every meeting yearn for a simpler means to comprehend this complex topic. Consider this straightforward tool for analysis: How would the Oakmont V Project look if viewed simply from the perspective of the consumer? The developers, Gregg Artistic Homes, seek to sell the city of Glendale on the merits of Oakmont V. They wish to build 572 homes, sell them to wealthy individuals and make a large profit.
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By Melanie Hicken | April 23, 2010
GLENDALE — A medical license has been revoked for a cardiologist who last year pleaded no contest to sending explicit material to a minor, the Medical Board of California announced this week. Hieu Nguyen, a former doctor at Glendale Memorial Hospital, was sentenced in June to serve 180 days in Los Angeles County Jail after he was charged with allegedly sending explicit material to a minor with the intent of seducing the minor. The sentencing also required him to register as a sex offender.
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December 27, 2004
Darleene Barrientos For career teachers, teaching is like medicine -- and no one would want to be treated by a doctor who didn't have a medical license. Likewise, teachers believe students won't get the full benefit of a lesson if a teacher wasn't fully credentialed. Fortunately, most Glendale students don't have that problem, because 97% of the teachers in Glendale Unified School District this year are fully credentialed, up from last year, when 94.1% of Glendale's teachers were fully credentialed.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | February 18, 2014
A 49-year-old local woman was found guilty Tuesday for her role in an elaborate $20-million healthcare fraud scheme that officials say involved a medical imaging clinic in south Glendale. Nurista Grigoryan, a Glendale resident, allegedly fraudulently used an American doctor's name and license number when she saw homeless patients at Manor Medical Imaging Clinic in the 200 block of North Central Avenue, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Grigoryan, who reportedly only holds an Armenian medical license, allegedly filled out phony prescriptions, which were already signed by physician Kenneth Johnson.
NEWS
July 10, 2012
A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana after police found a scale and several containers of the drug inside his car, officials said. Police were patrolling about 8:36 p.m. Saturday in a secluded area in the 3400 block of Stancrest Drive, where they often find narcotics and illegal sex activity, according to Glendale police reports. Officers approached the man, Jordan Whaley, as he sat alone in his parked car, police said. He told police that he got lost while heading home, but they could smell “a strong odor of fresh marijuana,” according to reports.
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October 2, 2009
GLENDALE — A 45-year-old Glendale man charged with killing his wife and dog was once an active volunteer member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department-affiliated Montrose Search and Rescue Team. John Levin prepared for two to three years to become a sheriff’s reserve deputy and member of the search-and-rescue team, finally completing his training in July 2001, according to then-newspaper the Foothill Leader. He had to undergo background, medical and psychological checks, a polygraph test and complete 400 hours of reserve deputy field training.
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By Melanie Hicken | April 23, 2010
GLENDALE — A medical license has been revoked for a cardiologist who last year pleaded no contest to sending explicit material to a minor, the Medical Board of California announced this week. Hieu Nguyen, a former doctor at Glendale Memorial Hospital, was sentenced in June to serve 180 days in Los Angeles County Jail after he was charged with allegedly sending explicit material to a minor with the intent of seducing the minor. The sentencing also required him to register as a sex offender.
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By Melanie Hicken | March 19, 2010
GLENDALE — A Glendale doctor who last month pleaded guilty to falsifying medical examinations and vaccinations for undocumented immigrants, surrendered his medical license last week, the Medical Board of California announced Thursday. Glendale resident Levon Tebelekian was arrested in November and charged with fraud and misuse of immigration documents and making false statements as the result of a 10-month joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the California Medical Board.
NEWS
May 15, 2004
A state board revoked a La Verne man's medical license after finding he hurt a Glendale woman he knew, or should have known, was pregnant and that the injury would terminate the pregnancy. Kevin Anderson, 45, was convicted of second-degree murder Dec. 4, 2000 for strangling and pouring gasoline over Glendale resident Deepti Gupta, then pushing her and her sport utility vehicle over a cliff in the Angeles National Forest. Anderson was sentenced to 20 years in prison March 8, 2001.
NEWS
February 22, 2002
As the Oakmont V controversy heats up yet again, many of us Glendale residents who have not read every report or attended every meeting yearn for a simpler means to comprehend this complex topic. Consider this straightforward tool for analysis: How would the Oakmont V Project look if viewed simply from the perspective of the consumer? The developers, Gregg Artistic Homes, seek to sell the city of Glendale on the merits of Oakmont V. They wish to build 572 homes, sell them to wealthy individuals and make a large profit.
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