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  • Foundation calls for scholarship review

    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos reminds students to review scholarships they may be eligible for by visiting www.communityfoundationoftheverdugos.org. Featured scholarships include the Glendale Latino Association awards, open to students of...
  • A voice for council districts

    Though Pasadena was highlighted as an example of a city with voting districts (“Officials balk at voting districts,” Feb. 17), the fight to achieve that democratic milestone was fought hard and long by the entrenched political establishment...
  • Caruso gets dose of Girl Scout power over cookie sales flap

    Caruso gets dose of Girl Scout power over cookie sales flap
    Forget employee unions, Hollywood studios and big developers. When it comes to flexing political muscle, the city of Los Angeles has a new heavyweight contender: those Tagalong-toting, knee-sock-rocking Girl Scouts. On Friday, billionaire mall developer...
  • Gatto's bill would tap roads for renewable energy

    Gatto's bill would tap roads for renewable energy
    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) would take the power of the road for renewable energy. The bill, one of many the Gov. Jerry Brown is wading through in the wake of the legislative recess, would require the California Energy Commission...
  • Political Landscape: Brown sifting through last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown is currently going through a massive number of bills that were approved by the Legislature at the last minute before lawmakers went into recess until January. One bill awaiting Brown’s signature would require the California...
  • Portantino's staff is making 'LemonAid' from lemons

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s (D-La Cañada Flintridge) staff members are turning their impending six-week-unpaid furloughs into an opportunity to educate constituents about how to access state services while his district and capitol offices are...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Political satire is in the cards

    Political satire is in the cards
    The 2012 presidential race is filled with candidates calling for serious reform in a rough economic climate, but Peter Green, an artist who has caricatured the top contenders since ’72, is looking for a laugh. His newest set of Politicards, a 54-...
  • Grammer named president of historical society

    The Glendale Historical Society elected its officers for 2011-2012. Greg Grammer will serve the organization as President. He has served as Vice President for the past three years. Grammer replaces John LoCascio who remains on the Board of Directors for...
  • In Pasadena, Bachmann slams Obama on economy, Libya

    In Pasadena, Bachmann slams Obama on economy, Libya
    Speaking before a Pasadena crowd of about 150 Wednesday night, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) hammered the military and economic policies of President Barack Obama. Bachmann's appearance at the Castle Green Hotel in Old...
  • Keuroghelian nomination voted down

    What typically is a routine commission appointment was anything but Tuesday when the City Council blocked the nomination of Chahe Keuroghelian — a perennial council candidate — for the Civil Service Commission. Once again, Keuroghelian&...
  • GOP candidate will try for 30th district

    A GOP challenger has thrown her hat in the ring in the race for the redrawn 30th Congressional District, going up against Democratic power players Howard Berman and Brad Sherman in an open primary in June. Susan Shelley of Woodland Hills describes...