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Elections

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  • Ron Kaye: Unraveling Measure J

    Even if the outcome of nearly every race in California from president on down is certain, your vote still matters when it comes to ballot measures, most of which can go either way: death penalty, three-strikes law, competing soak-the-rich tax-increase...
  • Small Wonders: Thoughts on politics and religion

    Writing about my summer vacation or the random thoughts on being human that cross my mind each week doesn't always generate a lot of feedback. But open a debate on religion and politics and the flood gates open. Last week I posed a sensitive question:...
  • All candidates elected to Crescenta Valley Town Council amid low voter turnout

    All six candidates joined the Crescenta Valley Town Council Saturday, with about 1.4% of the voting population casting a ballot. Voter turnout tends to be low for the advisory board to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, with greater...
  • Academy taps Election Day fervor to raise money for the classroom

    Academy taps Election Day fervor to raise money for the classroom
    Roughly 150 parents and children walked from the small campus of the Armenian Sisters Academy in Montrose to Crescenta Valley Park Saturday morning to raise money for adding “smart boards” in the school’s classrooms. The walk days...
  • Intersections: The minority vote matters more and more

    On Election Day, anticipation and those gratifying “I voted” stickers you attach to your shirt are everywhere. The lines are long, the process sometimes confusing, but for one day in the U.S., we are all permanently glued to our televisions...
  • As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
  • With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls

    With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls
    It wasn’t long after the polls opened here at Glendale Community Church of God that a line formed out the door, made up mostly of voters who were on their way to work. And like what’s been reflected in a national polling, this was a divided...
  • L.A. County voters to decide on porn condom measure

    California voters will decide on a president, the future of the death penalty and whether to allow temporary taxes that will fund education. But Los Angeles County voters face another question at the polls: Should pornographic movie performers be...
  • Dawn Lindsay asks voters to support governor's tax initiative

    Dawn Lindsay asks voters to support governor's tax initiative
    The importance of community collaboration in sustaining and bolstering student success at Glendale Community College was President/Supt. Dawn Lindsay's theme Thursday night in her final State of the College address. “This community is a very large...
  • Social issues still a factor for local voters in presidential race

    Social issues still a factor for local voters in presidential race
    With the economy on a slow mend, some voters on Tuesday said they allowed social issues to weigh more heavily in deciding who should be president for the next four years. For Kika Martin, a 43-year-old entrepreneur and producer, positions taken by...
  • Negative campaigning in Gatto, Krikorian race is reflected in voter sentiment

    Negative campaigning in Gatto, Krikorian race is reflected in voter sentiment
    The contentious campaign for the 43rd Assembly District seat between incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Republican Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian was reflected in voter sentiment at the polls Tuesday. For a race in which the two...
  • Watchdogs, elections officials say nothing out of line at polling stations

    Watchdogs, elections officials say nothing out of line at polling stations
    Accusations of electioneering and voter intimidation tactics at polling stations in immigrant-rich neighborhoods -- a recurring gripe in Glendale -- re-emerged Tuesday, despite the observations of watchdogs and elections officials. Polling investigator...