| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian recently pulled paperwork to keep his seat – meaning all incumbents will be seeking re-election in April.
Krikorian, who’s been a member of the school board for the past 11 years,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday deferred a vote on placing a storm water cleanup tax on the ballot amid strong opposition from a range of stakeholders, including local school districts, which have historically been exempt from such fees.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:37 AM
With the economy on a slow mend, some voters on Tuesday said they allowed social issues to weigh more heavily in deciding who should be president for the next four years.
For Kika Martin, a 43-year-old entrepreneur and producer, positions taken by...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote:
“If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The outgoing city treasurer, and the city councilman vying for his job, will be facing off on April’s ballot as they try to convince voters to either keep the treasurer as an appointment, or change it to an elected position.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:23 PM
I attended the Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council meeting Jan. 14 regarding the charter amendments on the upcoming April 2 Glendale ballot. The main argument for keeping the city treasurer an elected office is that important positions like city...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian is in a fight for his seat on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after failing to get appointed for another term — an outcome he claimed was orchestrated by officials upset by his...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The contentious campaign for the 43rd Assembly District seat between incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Republican Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian was reflected in voter sentiment at the polls Tuesday.
For a race in which the two...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday hailed President Obama’s decision to nominate Sen. John Kerry -- the longtime Massachusetts senator -- to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state.
Kerry, 69, has chaired the Senate Foreign...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:43 PM
On March 1, Brittany Levine wrote an article topped by the headline, “Manoukian hopes to help quash Measure A,” which would make the city treasurer an elected position. He hopes for strategic support to serve in that position. The City Council...