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  • A message for the mayor

    I am thoroughly embarrassed and disgusted to witness the condescending and insulting manner in which the mayor of this grand city of Glendale treats our neighbors, especially Messrs. Mohill, Zavos and Molano and Mrs. Hammond, who have the courage to speak...
  • Friedman vote brings backlash

    Upset that they weren’t consulted when a colleague voted against a nearly $900,000 rebate from an agency that provides most of Glendale’s water, City Council members this week pushed for new guidelines on how regional board decisions are...
  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • Verdugo Views: One land grant, two cities

    Verdugo Views: One land grant, two cities
    What do Glendale and La CaƱada Flintridge have in common? Well, for one thing, the land that these cities occupy was once part of the 36,4030-acre land grant that was given to Cpl. Jose Maria Verdugo in 1784. The boundaries of the Rancho San Rafael...
  • Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul
    In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...
  • Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure

    Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale's decision, L.A's problem

    Ron Kaye: Glendale's decision, L.A's problem
    This is a tale of two cities — yours and mine, each with its own water and power utility companies. In your city, base rates for electricity did not go up for six years until the City Council narrowly approved a plan last week to raise rates by...
  • Flintridge Prep baseball team's comeback tops season of wild rides

    Flintridge Prep baseball team's comeback tops season of wild rides
    The top 10 high school games from the 2012-13 season were selected by the sports writers of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Flintridge Prep baseball stages dramatic comeback over Crean Lutheran, 4-3, for historic playoff run, May 24 - It appeared the...
  • Monday is deadline to register to vote in the June L.A. County election

    Monday is deadline to register to vote in the June L.A. County election
    For Los Angeles County residents who want to cast a ballot for a new sheriff, governor or member of Congress on June 3, the deadline to register to vote is fast approaching. Monday is the last day to register for the upcoming primary election, which...
  • County seeks bilingual poll workers

    County seeks bilingual poll workers
    Los Angeles County officials and advocates for immigrant communities are hoping a recent change in state law will help them recruit more bilingual poll workers, including Armenian speakers in Glendale, for the upcoming primary election. The newly...
  • Letter: Campaign finance system needs repair

    In 2010, the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (FEC) decision not only removed limitations on corporate spending in federal elections, it also eliminated the requirement placed on candidates to disclose their sources of funding to the...
  • Gatto responds to warning letter

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions. An investigation by the Fair Political...