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Elections

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  • Trustees extend GCC leader's contract

    Glendale Community College trustees voted this week to extend Supt./President David Viar’s contract through 2017 and bump up his salary by 2%. Viar took the helm of the campus in 2013 following a period of several years during which the college...
  • Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers

    Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers
    Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s documentary “Citizen Koch” (which opened June 27 at Laemmle’s Playhouse) achieved a certain notoriety when its nominally independent backers at ITVS dropped support for the film. Although other reasons...
  • Letter: Campaign finance system needs repair

    In 2010, the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (FEC) decision not only removed limitations on corporate spending in federal elections, it also eliminated the requirement placed on candidates to disclose their sources of funding to the...
  • Gatto responds to warning letter

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions. An investigation by the Fair Political...
  • Precinct data reveal Devine territory

    While City Council election winner Paula Devine had support from nearly every corner of the city, most of the precincts she dominated were in Glendale’s northern region, according to an analysis of Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder data. Devine...
  • News-Press Editorial: Please take the time to vote on June 3

    The primary election is Tuesday, when Glendale voters who have not already cast their ballots by mail will join their compatriots throughout California in visiting the polls between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. In addition to the usual state primary ballot...
  • Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election

    Polls open in statewide primary, Glendale election
    Election polls are set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m. with two Glendale-specific items on the ballot, along with the statewide primary races for California governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and other state and Los Angeles...
  • Monday is deadline to register to vote in the June L.A. County election

    Monday is deadline to register to vote in the June L.A. County election
    For Los Angeles County residents who want to cast a ballot for a new sheriff, governor or member of Congress on June 3, the deadline to register to vote is fast approaching. Monday is the last day to register for the upcoming primary election, which...
  • County seeks bilingual poll workers

    County seeks bilingual poll workers
    Los Angeles County officials and advocates for immigrant communities are hoping a recent change in state law will help them recruit more bilingual poll workers, including Armenian speakers in Glendale, for the upcoming primary election. The newly...
  • Glendale special election slated for June

    A special election to replace outgoing Councilman Frank Quintero is set to take place on June 3 and be consolidated with a statewide primary election following a unanimous City Council vote this week. On the ballot may also be a tax measure proposed...
  • Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition

    Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition
    Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...
  • Glendale rejects civil grand jury recommendations on utility revenue transfer

    Glendale officials have decided to ignore recommendations made by the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury in a report that city officials claim muddled the waters around an unsuccessful ballot measure in April. The measure would have changed how...