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  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Teen suicide talk roils forum

    The seven candidates competing for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board addressed district issues before dozens of people Thursday night at the La Crescenta Library in the final candidates forum of this election season. Hosted by the...
  • Landregan offers voters a choice

    Recently the News-Press published letters from supporters of the candidacy of Ardashes Kassakhian for city clerk. Voters this April will also be afforded the opportunity to consider the candidacy of Stephanie Landregan for city clerk. Landregan is...
  • Professional treasurer needed

    Should voters continue to elect the city treasurer? Or should we let Glendale's city manager appoint the treasurer, who would then serve at will? The question will be on the ballot as “Measure A” in the upcoming election April 2. A “yes&...
  • City in ballot language flap

    Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
  • Glendale Unified school board candidates unfurl their answers

    Teacher evaluations and budget hurdles were among the topics submitted from the public for a forum that put the spotlight on the seven candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board. The televised forum, hosted by the League of...
  • No need for Glendale school board changes

    The race for Glendale school board looks like a power grab to me. Why else would anyone want to unseat any of the three outstanding incumbents who are running to serve us again? Let me start with this alarm — Jennifer Freemon is backed by the...
  • Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul
    In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...
  • Flintridge Prep baseball team's comeback tops season of wild rides

    Flintridge Prep baseball team's comeback tops season of wild rides
    The top 10 high school games from the 2012-13 season were selected by the sports writers of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Flintridge Prep baseball stages dramatic comeback over Crean Lutheran, 4-3, for historic playoff run, May 24 - It appeared the...
  • Glendale seeks political muscle from lobbyists

    Seeking a stronger political voice in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., Glendale City Council members voted Tuesday to hire a state lobbyist and enter into negotiations with a federal lobbyist in the hope of steering policy decisions and grant money the...
  • Intersections: Feeling insignificant in Alaska

    Intersections: Feeling insignificant in Alaska
    For the first time in 10 years, I got on a bicycle yesterday. It took a good 10 minutes to retrain myself how to ride without falling over, but when I took off, it felt like absolute freedom. The wind hit my face and I stopped pedaling as my downhill...
  • Ron Kaye: Watching as Sinanyan figures things out

    Ron Kaye: Watching as Sinanyan figures things out
    It is well established in all times and all places that even a little power tends to corrupt, especially when the power derives from being elected to public office. That's why it's so interesting to get to know people right after they have taken the...