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Elections

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  • Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title

    Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title
    "Neighborhood Services Administrator" — it's a job City Council candidate Sam Engel has been out of for nearly six months, but that's how he's describing himself on the April ballot. Doing so is by the book. Candidates get only three words to...
  • 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...
  • Liu introduces bill to increase cooperation between conservancy, forest

    State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced legislation Tuesday to increase cooperation between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Angeles National Forest. Liu’s bill, SB 238, would allow the superintendent of the Angeles...
  • 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,...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • Glendale City Council candidates spurn downtown residential development

    While city officials have heralded Glendale's growing downtown core as a symbol of the city's economic revitalization, most of the City Council candidates at a forum this week took shots at the nearly 2,000 apartments in roughly a dozen buildings coming...
  • Op-Ed: Letter on Measure B had the facts wrong

    As city manager, I am precluded from advocating for or against a ballot measure. Yet as city manager it is incumbent upon me to help ensure the public has reliable and factual information in voting on such measures. In the case of Measure B, the...
  • 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...
  • Plenty of cash is on hand for Glendale campaigns

    Money is flooding in for City Council candidate Zareh Sinanyan, who has raised $31,815 in cash donations, the most so far of the 12 candidates competing for three seats in the April 2 election. “I knew that I would be one of the leaders, but I...
  • Incumbent city clerk deserves reelection

    This year's election presents a variety of important decisions we need to make as Glendale stakeholders. There are things that must change, and others that we need to keep the same. However, we need to remind ourselves that there is only one...
  • A long-distance fan of the city clerk

    I am writing you from the frozen climes of northeastern Pennsylvania with snow flurries in the air and daytime temperature in the 20s. It has been almost one year since I left Glendale, but I will always consider it home. During my over 40 years there...