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Elections

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  • News-Press Editorial: A special election is the right answer

    On April 15, City Councilman Rafi Manoukian steps into his new role as Glendale’s elected treasurer. His soon-to-be-former colleagues have two options: have a special election to fill the two years left in Manoukian’s term, or appoint...
  • Glendale's charter questioned

    In the June 1 News-Press, there was an article on Frank Quintero, “Former mayor under fire.” Two city residents were recently approved by the attorney general to file a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Quintero to fill a vacant City...
  • Success of mail-in ballots lengthens campaign, candidates say

    Success of mail-in ballots lengthens campaign, candidates say
    More Glendale voters used the postal service to cast their votes than a polling center ballot box for the election on Tuesday, a trend that’s been on the rise in the city — and across the state — now for years. The shift, candidates and...
  • GCC superintendent finalists emerge

    The identities of the five finalists vying to become the next superintendent of Glendale Community College emerged this week, and all of them already hold the same job title. Among the five contenders is Pam Eddinger, president of Moorpark College since...
  • Portantino's race for 25th district starts

    Portantino's race for 25th district starts
    Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Caņada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district. That seat, currently...
  • Glendale appointments spark fireworks

    The nomination this week of a real estate agent who has locked horns with homeowner groups and historic preservation advocates to a city commission that deals with those very issues drew the ire of the politically influential Glendale Historical Society....
  • College graduate eager to lead Glendale's Armenian National Committee chapter

    Talar Malakian, a fresh-faced recent college graduate, has taken the helm of the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee, replacing former executive director Elen Asatryan. Asatryan, who had been with the Glendale advocacy group since 2006,...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG shifts leadership gears
    As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so. Utterly nothing was...
  • Final vote count leaves outcome for Glendale election mostly unchanged

    Final vote count leaves outcome for Glendale election mostly unchanged
    The outcome of the races for City Council, clerk and school board remained unchanged Thursday after officials counted roughly 3,500 ballots left over from the April 2 election. City Council incumbent Ara Najarian remained in first place with 10,165...
  • Community participation dealt bad hand

    Re: “Library remodel deal gets a thumbs-up,” July 18: Whatever the project's “house of cards” allegations, I do feel that the community participation option was dealt a bad hand, one that was produced from a staff-shuffled,...
  • Ron Kaye: Civic engagement and high expectations

    Ron Kaye: Civic engagement and high expectations
    It was the changing of the guard — Parcher Plaza at Glendale City Hall filled with people celebrating Mayor Frank Quintero with taquitos and cupcakes, a gathering of well-wishers that included Burbank Mayor Dave Golonski, who offered a framed...
  • Weaver is selected as Glendale's new mayor

    Weaver is selected as Glendale's new mayor
    Councilman Dave Weaver held back tears after being appointed mayor Monday night — but not because he was touched by the honor. As he tried not to weep on the dais, he explained that just hours before entering the standing-room only council...