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  • County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee

    County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee
    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. The...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Ron Kaye: A few people can change a lot in a community

    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...
  • Two vie for city treasurer's office, both argue merits of post being elected or appointed

    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. Councilman Rafi...
  • Appointed treasurer would save money

    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...
  • Landregan offers voters a choice

    Recently the News-Press published letters from supporters of the candidacy of Ardashes Kassakhian for city clerk. Voters this April will also be afforded the opportunity to consider the candidacy of Stephanie Landregan for city clerk. Landregan is...
  • Professional treasurer needed

    Should voters continue to elect the city treasurer? Or should we let Glendale's city manager appoint the treasurer, who would then serve at will? The question will be on the ballot as “Measure A” in the upcoming election April 2. A “yes&...
  • Glendale Unified school board candidates unfurl their answers

    Teacher evaluations and budget hurdles were among the topics submitted from the public for a forum that put the spotlight on the seven candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board. The televised forum, hosted by the League of...
  • No need for Glendale school board changes

    The race for Glendale school board looks like a power grab to me. Why else would anyone want to unseat any of the three outstanding incumbents who are running to serve us again? Let me start with this alarm — Jennifer Freemon is backed by the...
  • Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more

    Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more
    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...
  • News-Press provides faraway connection

    Very interesting that I was looking for a friend who is a certified public accountant as well as a civic activist about 10 days ago, only to find out via the Mailbag (“A long-distance fan of the city clerk,” Feb. 23) that he is endorsing...
  • Glendale City Council candidates rail against spending on low-income housing

    Several City Council candidates railed against spending on low-income housing in Glendale at a candidate forum Thursday night, specifically pointing to the high costs of a Habitat for Humanity project completed last year. Some candidates compared the...