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  • Police captain leads the Army of Pink

    Police captain leads the Army of Pink
    Glendale Police Capt. Carl Povilaitis received the most online votes, garnering him the Man in Pink title in Glendale Adventist's Army of Pink campaign, a biennial event created to call attention to breast cancer awareness and the importance of early...
  • Krikorian's communications director files police report after polling station incident

    A tussle was reported Tuesday afternoon at a local polling place between an attorney for a firm that represents an arm of the California Democratic Party and a campaign staffer for GOP Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian, police said. Police officers...
  • Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats

    Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats
    Incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) leads his Republican challenger, Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, in the first round of election returns -- 14,871 votes to 13,145. The race for the 43rd Assembly District is expected to be...
  • Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race

    Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race
    Brad Sherman holds a significant, but early, lead over fellow Democrat Howard Berman in what has been a bruising internecine battle for the 30th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  With only a few precincts and absentee ballots counted...
  • Fog delays election returns, but incumbents Schiff, Gatto and Liu hold on to their leads

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is maintaining his lead over Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, with the incumbent garnering 15,340 votes to his Republican challenger’s 13,209. But with just one precinct reporting, the vote tallies...
  • For many local voters, a sense of 'lesser of two evils' at the polls

    For many local voters, a sense of 'lesser of two evils' at the polls
    The mood among voters who hit the polls Tuesday in Burbank and Glendale was a mixed bag of frustration, anger, fear and uncertainty — not exactly a ringing endorsement for the next four years. “It was like picking the lesser of two evils,&...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • With a successful Prop. 30, local school officials dodge bullet

    Local education officials are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief as Proposition 30, the tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown, appears headed for victory. With nearly all precincts reporting across the state, the measure had 53.9% of the vote, compared...
  • Rick Caruso's interests may be hurdles in a run for L.A. mayor

    Rick Caruso's interests may be hurdles in a run for L.A. mayor
    Will the mayor of the Grove run for mayor of Los Angeles? With the deadline for entering next year's contest to replace Antonio Villaraigosa only weeks away, billionaire mall developer Rick Caruso is closing in on a decision. The shopping center mogul...
  • Pacific League football season wide open in 2012

    Pacific League football season wide open in 2012
    Much like the upcoming election, trying to predict the winner of this year's Pacific League football race may very well be futile. On a seemingly weekly basis, one candidate looks specifically better than another only to have that same aspirant suffer...
  • Ballot box found strewn in Glendale street on election night, police say

    Glendale police on Tuesday night seized an open red ballot box that was found strewn on the roadway at Chevy Chase Drive, officials said. The ballot box, which was discovered about 9:20 p.m. on Chevy Chase Drive, fell off the top of a car of an inspector...
  • Objection is over violation of charter

    The Aug. 16 News-Press story titled “Council calls for charter update” states that if the public voted to modernize the electric fee transfer's accounting rules that I would support the change. I write to forestall any inference that my...