| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Mike Gatto is a clever fellow. But like a lot of smart guys, he's sometimes too clever for his own good.
A case in point came a week ago when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced the assemblyman as "a pornographer's best friend" for blocking...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The City Council this week approved issuing $60 million in bonds for electricity-related capital improvements, a move that will cost city coffers about $3 million a year in principle and interest payments.
The bonds, which were already incorporated into...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Two Glendale residents have asked the California attorney general for permission to file a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Councilman Frank Quintero to fill a vacant seat on the council dais just days after he retired from office.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The corner of Central and Wilson avenues could be getting another mixed-use development — with a drug store — as the city issued initial approval for a six-story apartment-and-retail project for the southwest corner of the intersection.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
In the June 1 News-Press, there was an article on Frank Quintero, “Former mayor under fire.”
Two city residents were recently approved by the attorney general to file a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Quintero to fill a vacant City...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Caņada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district.
That seat, currently...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The nomination this week of a real estate agent who has locked horns with homeowner groups and historic preservation advocates to a city commission that deals with those very issues drew the ire of the politically influential Glendale Historical Society....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Talar Malakian, a fresh-faced recent college graduate, has taken the helm of the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee, replacing former executive director Elen Asatryan.
Asatryan, who had been with the Glendale advocacy group since 2006,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so.
Utterly nothing was...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Re: “Library remodel deal gets a thumbs-up,” July 18: Whatever the project's “house of cards” allegations, I do feel that the community participation option was dealt a bad hand, one that was produced from a staff-shuffled,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Audit officials are recommending that the city clerk's office speed up the time it takes to do a small manual recount of ballots after each municipal election so that the results can go through another layer of verification prior to reporting a final...