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  • 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...
  • Fundraising event portends a long election season in Glendale

    Fundraising event portends a long election season in Glendale
    Campaign season in Glendale has officially started despite election day being seven months away. And the person to kick it off? A former city employee who’s sued the city in the past. Edith Fuentes, who received a $200,000 settlement from the...
  • 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...
  • Much anticipated county dog park in La Crescenta undergoes trial run

    Much anticipated county dog park in La Crescenta undergoes trial run
    About 40 canines tested out Los Angeles County’s first dog park this weekend in La Crescenta before its official debut on Oct. 19. The $645,000, 1.5-acre project is located at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., and was built using funds...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Unified bids farewell to Wagner, welcomes newly elected Gharpetian

    Glendale Unified bids farewell to Wagner, welcomes newly elected Gharpetian
    Glendale Unified on Monday bid farewell to longtime board member Joylene Wagner and welcomed recently elected Armina Gharpetian. Wagner, who has held her seat on the board since 2005, built a reputation during her tenure as a state and federal policy...
  • Pension reform must be tackled

    Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democratic-controlled Legislature claimed a huge victory in a strong bipartisan support for AB340, pension reform. I do not believe a 48-8 vote in the state Assembly and a 38-1 vote in the state Senate, mostly along party lines,...
  • On Education: Time to be a little less polite

    Glendale Unified school board candidates are a very polite bunch. I am convinced, in fact, that our local education race might be the last bastion of civilized discourse in American politics. Two months of campaigning has seen a string of cordial forums...
  • News-Press Editorial: Remember to vote Tuesday

    Glendale residents have a full plate when they go to vote Tuesday. It looks like the rule of threes: Three measures and three open seats on the school board and city council. But wait, there's more: Voters will make their choice for city clerk, and,...
  • 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...
  • 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...