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Elections

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  • President Obama in L.A.: Streets to avoid on Day 2 of his visit

    Drivers beware: President Obama on Tuesday is scheduled to be crisscrossing the Los Angeles area as he hops from Mid-City to Glendale to Los Angeles International Airport. After stepping off Air Force One at LAX just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, the...
  • Letter: Armenian rug would stand as a reminder

    The Armenian Genocide was carried out by the “Young Turk” government of the Ottoman Empire in 1915-16. Rougly 1.5 million Armenians were killed, out of a total of 2.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. Most Armenians in America are...
  • Guest Column: There is much to learn from Mandela's legacy

    Guest Column: There is much to learn from Mandela's legacy
    Last week the world lost an amazing person when Nelson Mandela, the renowned anti-apartheid activist and first black president of South Africa died at the age of 95. Websites and social media are aflutter with messages and reflections from people who were...
  • Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny

    Cost of Obama visit under scrutiny
    President Barack Obama’s visit to DreamWorks Animation last month cost the city about $61,000 and at least one City Council member thinks that Glendale shouldn’t be the only one footing the bill for the increased security. When Obama came...
  • Glendale City Council candidates reject city union, developer contributions

    Last week, all five candidates for City Council pledged not to take money from city unions, a vow many made once again at a League of Women Voters candidate forum this week, topping it off with a new addition. All the candidates said at the Wednesday...
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Letter: Government should also obey law

    In “Funds help pay for the general welfare” (Mailbag, March 15) Fred Fox wrote he’s disturbed by the lawsuit questioning the appropriateness of transferring utility monies to support general services. But, the lawsuit addresses...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...