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  • Californians would reject bullet train in revote, polls finds

    Californians would reject bullet train in revote, polls finds
    With the cost of the state's high-speed rail project rising dramatically, a new public opinion poll shows that a clear majority of California's registered voters would reject the proposal if given a second chance to vote on it today. Released Tuesday,...
  • Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat

    Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
  • Portantino forced to hedge

    A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election. Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....
  • Portantino struggles to find political footing

    Portantino struggles to find political footing
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) — struggling to find his political footing in a changing landscape of legislative districts — is moving into a gray area, stuck between a potential congressional bid and what would be...
  • In Theory: Should Lowes have pulled its ads?

    Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum

    Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The event will be held in...
  • Newsmaker of the year: John Drayman

    Newsmaker of the year: John Drayman
    John Drayman’s connection to a number of investigations — federal and local — continued to make headlines this year, keeping the former city councilman in the spotlight long after he lost his seat on the dais in April. Investigations...
  • Glendale city treasurer candidate may lose even with a win

    Come next election, Glendale voters will be choosing a new city treasurer. But they may also have to decide whether they want to keep voting for that position or turn it into an appointment made by the city manager. In recent years, Glendale has had a...
  • Custom narrows Glendale mayoral field

    When it comes to selecting the next mayor Tuesday night, City Council members will decide whether to follow an unofficial rule aimed at ensuring the appointment doesn’t mix with the upcoming election, or go against the grain. If they follow the...
  • Glendale delays naming new mayor

    Glendale delays naming new mayor
    With three candidates up for the position of mayor and none backed by a majority vote, Glendale won't be getting a new mayor until next week. The standoff, caused by the lack of a full City Council on Tuesday due to Mayor Laura Friedman's absence,...
  • Voting rules may change for Airport Authority

    Nominees for president of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority may soon no longer have to leave the room when fellow members deliberate and vote to fill the position. The California Fair Political Practices Commission recently approved an...
  • It's an unfair and hasty decision

    The City Council’s decision to move forward with asking voters to change the city treasurer’s job into an appointed, rather than elected, position on the same ballot that the office is up for reelection is unfair to candidates for the job...