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  • The martial art of subduing special interests

    Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over 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...
  • 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...
  • Times Community News receives record 23 nominations in statewide contest

    Times Community News – which includes the Glendale News-Press, Burbank Leader, La CaƱada Valley Sun and Pasadena Sun – received a record 23 finalist nominations in this year's California Newspaper Publishers Assn. contest. Every section of...
  • Two schools have a shot at grant funding in national competition

    Two schools have a shot at grant funding in national competition
    Two local elementary schools are in the lead pack of candidates for a $50,000 grant that administrators say could go a long way in improving student life and classroom learning. For a chance at winning the grant sponsored by Clorox, the schools must...
  • Appointed treasurer needed by city

    On March 1, Brittany Levine wrote an article topped by the headline, “Manoukian hopes to help quash Measure A,” which would make the city treasurer an elected position. He hopes for strategic support to serve in that position. The City Council...
  • Run to polls to vote for Freemon

    In Kurt Sawitskas' letter to the editor on March 9, he stated he was not voting for Jen Freemon because her husband was a former president of the Glendale Teacher's Association. Really? Strange, because one of the GUSD's recent school board members,...
  • Mayor Quintero disavows support for City Council candidate Edith Fuentes

    Mayor Quintero disavows support for City Council candidate Edith Fuentes
    Mayor Frank Quintero on Tuesday said he was shocked to see his picture on a campaign mailer sent to Glendale residents this week by City Council candidate Edith Fuentes. He has not endorsed Fuentes, he said. “I strongly disagreed with her...
  • Council candidates Sam Engel and Edith Fuentes take heat at forum

    City Council candidates on the campaign trail have lobbed critiques at city employees, bashing their pensions and salaries, and, at a campaign forum Wednesday, their ability to serve on the council. Two retired city employees, Sam Engel and Edith...
  • Manoukian is wrong for the job

    I wholeheartedly agree with city treasurer Ron Borucki that his position should be an appointed one. Some positions in city government should not be based on politics. The city treasurer needs to have a background in banking. We need the best-...
  • Glendale City Council candidate not firm on foam ban

    Glendale City Council candidate not firm on foam ban
    While several City Council candidates said they’d be willing to look into a plastic foam container ban at a campaign forum Thursday night, few would give a direct answer as to whether they would support such a law if elected. Dozens of cities...
  • Ron Kaye: Respect for the Council of Governments

    One of my first impressions when I called the San Fernando Valley my home nearly 30 years ago was that this vast middle-class enclave suffered from a bad inferiority complex, like it was populated by a lot of Rodney Dangerfields who just couldn’t...