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  • Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post

    Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post
    An initiative that would simplify how Glendale transfers tens of millions of dollars from the city-owned utility to pay for general public services is officially going on the April ballot. City Hall officials say the changes, which the City Council...
  • Tweak the ballot, give candidates a chance

    In April, voters will decide whether to change the elected city treasurer position into an appointment made by the Glendale City Council. But they will simultaneously be asked on the same ballot to vote for a city treasurer candidate. It's a setup...
  • On the Town: Assistance League hosts an auction, Glendale Latino Assn. mixer benefits 'Toys for Tots'

    On the Town: Assistance League hosts an auction, Glendale Latino Assn. mixer benefits 'Toys for Tots'
    The Assistance League Glendale celebrated its 37th annual Festival of Trees. On Sunday the Glendale Hilton was all aglow with the league’s theme, “By the Candle’s Glow.” More electric light than candlelight, the city’s fire...
  • Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together

    Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together
    North Glendale has historically been the cradle from which elected officials hail. It’s also home to the neighborhoods with some of the highest voter participation rates. All the current City Council members live north of the freeway and in the...
  • Glendale and Burbank political races impacted by social media

    Before P.J. Gaynard goes to the voting booth, he admits that he typically doesn't know much about local politicians. But the 37-year-old Glendale resident is glued to Twitter and Facebook, and that's where he found Glendale City Council candidate Roland...
  • News-Press endorsement for Glendale city clerk: Kassakhian

    Though it can be a job that is not well-understood by the general public, the position of city clerk is a vital one, particularly when it comes to ensuring open and fair elections. For that reason, we endorse the reelection of City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian,...
  • News-Press Endorsement: No on Measure A in Glendale

    On three occasions, Glendale voters turned down proposals that would have converted the City Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one. They should reject it again. The treasurer oversees a $372-million investment portfolio as part of a...
  • Ron Kaye: A termed-out 2-percenter

    Ask just about anyone who has hung around the state capitol a while — reporters, lobbyists, staffers — and they will tell you that 98% of our legislators forget who they are and why they are there within two years of being elected. The...
  • Ron Kaye: Throwing rocks at the windows of power

    What would your town be like if its harshest critic had a seat at the table of power? The question is a natural one for me to ask, as I am one of the harshest critics of what passes for a government in the city of Los Angeles. I have envisioned from time...
  • Armina Gharpetian's $20,000 war chest tops race for Glendale Unified school board

    Glendale Unified school board challenger Armina Gharpetian has raised far more money than her competitors so far, taking in roughly $20,000 as of March 16, according the most recent filings. Records show 26 contributors donated about $7,000 to...
  • 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,...