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Elections

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  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • Ballot may have marginalized voters

    Were the 21.6% of registered voters who actually turned out for the municipal election last month marginalized by the city clerk? For the past two elections, all ballots were translated into English, Armenian, Spanish and Korean. For the April 2...
  • Sinanyan apologized under pressure

    I voted for Zareh Sinanyan and two other candidates, all of them new, with the thought that new members are not yet contaminated with corruption and serving people is their motive to be elected. Of the three I voted for, only Sinanyan was elected; and...
  • Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules

    Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules
    City officials are reviewing whether a rule that blocks full-time employees from holding other jobs applies to newly elected City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian.  Manoukian, who left his council seat early after winning the treasurer post, holds a second...
  • Glendale's voting process did not leave anyone out

    Kenneth Landon's letter from May 3 is devoid of logic. Landon claims that the city clerk's inability to publish ballots in the Korean-language “disenfranchised” Korean-speaking voters. There is not a single documented incident of a Korean-...
  • A review of issues facing Glendale

    What kind of a job is the Glendale City Council doing? Does the City Council really represent the citizens of Glendale? Let’s look at the Council’s agenda: 1) It is refusing to stop taking $21 million annually in transfers from the fund-...
  • Sinanyan should have been prepared

    The City Council meeting on May 7 was enlightening. There was Zareh Sinanyan on a crucial vote regarding the DWP contact taking the position that he would abstain because he had not been in office when the issue was being discussed. What is the city...
  • Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition

    Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition
    In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community. Little Armenia in...
  • Is election process open and fair?

    This is in response to Harutiun Kassakhian's May 15 letter, "Voting process did not leave anyone out," responding to my letter printed May 4. He's from New Mexico, brother to Ardy Kassakhian, city clerk. The letter was a spirited defense of the city...
  • Crescenta Valley baseball's Ted Boeke voted Pacific League's best

    Crescenta Valley baseball's Ted Boeke voted Pacific League's best
    Just like the championship, the Pacific League's Player of the Year award was likely still up for grabs with four teams in position to win the title coming into the regular-season finale. By the end of the night, the room for debate was closed when Ted...
  • Op-Ed: Misconduct charges against Choi are baseless

    The News-Press has always been an important vehicle for information in Glendale because of its focused coverage of the local news. That's why it was curious that the paper's Los Angeles-based opinion columnist would use the News-Press to write a...
  • Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease

    Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease
    In the dismal Los Angeles election cycle that mercifully concluded on May 21, much was made about the lack of women in high places if Wendy Greuel didn't win the mayor's race. Greuel herself played the gender card over and over, with pictures of her...