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  • 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...
  • Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post

    Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post
    An initiative that would simplify how Glendale transfers tens of millions of dollars from the city-owned utility to pay for general public services is officially going on the April ballot. City Hall officials say the changes, which the City Council...
  • 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&...
  • Tweak the ballot, give candidates a chance

    In April, voters will decide whether to change the elected city treasurer position into an appointment made by the Glendale City Council. But they will simultaneously be asked on the same ballot to vote for a city treasurer candidate. It's a setup...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Democracy wins a round

    The setting was beautiful: a hill high above the intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Long Beach (710) freeways, with panoramic views of downtown L.A. and much of the San Gabriel Valley, even on this dark and misty Thursday night. But the scene...
  • Glendale school board candidates take on bullying

    Bullying among students and the responsibility that parents and district employees have when it happens was addressed by six of the seven school board candidates Monday during a forum hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce. The...
  • City clerk candidate Stephanie Landregan hits at 'uncounted votes'

    City clerk candidate Stephanie Landregan hits at 'uncounted votes'
    This post has been amended, see note below for details. The challenger for the position of city clerk, the official who runs Glendale elections, criticized incumbent Ardy Kassakhian at a public forum this week, saying some votes had not been counted...