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  • Council candidates Sam Engel and Edith Fuentes take heat at forum

    City Council candidates on the campaign trail have lobbed critiques at city employees, bashing their pensions and salaries, and, at a campaign forum Wednesday, their ability to serve on the council. Two retired city employees, Sam Engel and Edith...
  • Manoukian is wrong for the job

    I wholeheartedly agree with city treasurer Ron Borucki that his position should be an appointed one. Some positions in city government should not be based on politics. The city treasurer needs to have a background in banking. We need the best-...
  • Glendale City Council candidate not firm on foam ban

    Glendale City Council candidate not firm on foam ban
    While several City Council candidates said they’d be willing to look into a plastic foam container ban at a campaign forum Thursday night, few would give a direct answer as to whether they would support such a law if elected. Dozens of cities...
  • Ron Kaye: Respect for the Council of Governments

    One of my first impressions when I called the San Fernando Valley my home nearly 30 years ago was that this vast middle-class enclave suffered from a bad inferiority complex, like it was populated by a lot of Rodney Dangerfields who just couldn’t...
  • What makes Sinanyan a 'front-runner'?

    Your description of a Glendale City Council candidate as “considered a front-runner” in the field piques my curiosity (“Sinanyan keeps seat for now,” March 13). This undefined pronouncement makes me wonder who is doing the...
  • Why additional languages on ballot?

    I have just received the sample ballot with the second half written in Armenian. This must be at least questionable to all other minorities wondering why they are not included. But to print it in all other languages would be even more questionable to the...
  • Why not Spanish and Korean?

    Yesterday we received the sample ballot for the April 2 Glendale Municipal Election. Is our household the only one puzzled by ballot being in English and Armenian exclusively? First, let's make clear that in our opinion one should understand the...
  • Voters too stupid to elect treasurer?

    I am writing to urge Glendale voters on April 2 to vote “No” on Measure A. Glendale has always had an elected treasurer, and twice in the past voters turned down council-driven attempts to gain exclusive control of the city’s chief...
  • Search for next superintendent of Glendale Community College winds down

    The next superintendent of Glendale Community College probably will be one of 12 candidates who will set foot on campus in early April for interviews. At a board of trustees meeting this week, Donna Voogt, administrative dean of human resources for...
  • Glendale City Council hopefuls feel the heat at forum

    The final City Council candidate forum Wednesday was perhaps the most direct in calling candidates out on their perceived faults. From having Councilwoman Laura Friedman defend her voting record to asking longtime City Hall critic Herbert Molano how he...
  • 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...