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Elections

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  • News-Press endorsement for Glendale city clerk: Kassakhian

    Though it can be a job that is not well-understood by the general public, the position of city clerk is a vital one, particularly when it comes to ensuring open and fair elections. For that reason, we endorse the reelection of City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian,...
  • News-Press Endorsement: No on Measure A in Glendale

    On three occasions, Glendale voters turned down proposals that would have converted the City Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one. They should reject it again. The treasurer oversees a $372-million investment portfolio as part of a...
  • Ron Kaye: Throwing rocks at the windows of power

    What would your town be like if its harshest critic had a seat at the table of power? The question is a natural one for me to ask, as I am one of the harshest critics of what passes for a government in the city of Los Angeles. I have envisioned from time...
  • Armina Gharpetian's $20,000 war chest tops race for Glendale Unified school board

    Glendale Unified school board challenger Armina Gharpetian has raised far more money than her competitors so far, taking in roughly $20,000 as of March 16, according the most recent filings. Records show 26 contributors donated about $7,000 to...
  • On Education: Time to be a little less polite

    Glendale Unified school board candidates are a very polite bunch. I am convinced, in fact, that our local education race might be the last bastion of civilized discourse in American politics. Two months of campaigning has seen a string of cordial forums...
  • News-Press Editorial: Remember to vote Tuesday

    Glendale residents have a full plate when they go to vote Tuesday. It looks like the rule of threes: Three measures and three open seats on the school board and city council. But wait, there's more: Voters will make their choice for city clerk, and,...
  • Teen suicide talk roils forum

    The seven candidates competing for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board addressed district issues before dozens of people Thursday night at the La Crescenta Library in the final candidates forum of this election season. Hosted by the...
  • City in ballot language flap

    Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
  • Glendale rejects civil grand jury recommendations on utility revenue transfer

    Glendale officials have decided to ignore recommendations made by the Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury in a report that city officials claim muddled the waters around an unsuccessful ballot measure in April. The measure would have changed how...
  • Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government

    Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government
    Many government meetings are broadcast live and archived with a vast array of official records posted online. Mainstream media may be on financial life support, but more than half the adult population still reads a newspaper daily, in print or digital...
  • Glendale counters lawsuit to remove Quintero

    An attempt to boot Councilman Frank Quintero out of office has more to do with his support of a recent ban on gun shows on city-owned property than a misinterpretation of a decades-old revolving-door policy, attorneys for Glendale contend in court...
  • Loss of services pays for salaries

    It is the time of year when the city manager and City Council will tell the public they have done their homework spending hours in preparing our city budget. Will members of this council do their own homework or rely on the city manager and staff to do...