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  • Ballot may have marginalized voters

    Were the 21.6% of registered voters who actually turned out for the municipal election last month marginalized by the city clerk? For the past two elections, all ballots were translated into English, Armenian, Spanish and Korean. For the April 2...
  • Gatto, Krikorian to appear on local cable show to discuss election campaigns

    Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and his Republican challenger in the Nov. 6 election, Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, are scheduled to appear on ABCTVLIVE Friday to discuss their campaigns for the 43rd Assembly District....
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The consequences of voting no on Prop. 30, 38

    Voters should consider seriously the consequences of voting "no" to Proposition 30 or 38, ballot measures which would raise taxes in order to raise revenue for schools.  People get tax fatigue easily, especially when the economy is not doing well. So it&...
  • Rep. Schiff condemns House committee for Holder contempt of Congress vote

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday condemned a House committee's vote to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents in a gun-tracking case. In a statement released by his office...
  • Think Again: California's political system is the root of the problem

    We’re at that time in the political season where voters are getting hit at every turn with election advertising like being the target in a combat video game. It peaks every four years when elections coincide with presidential elections because...
  • DVD review: 'The Campaign' is a race to so-so

    DVD review: 'The Campaign' is a race to so-so
    In “The Campaign” — released in August — Will Ferrell (often very funny) shared center stage with Zach Galifianakis (often entirely annoying). Even if Ferrell's not at his very best (which would be “Anchorman”), he's...
  • Small Wonders: Just getting what we deserve

    It all comes down to Tuesday. The year-long tour de force of stump speeches, primaries, promises, debates and conventions. All the mudslinging, invectives, media circuses, accusations, half-truths, almost-facts and outright lies. All the straight...
  • Ron Kaye: Unraveling Measure J

    Even if the outcome of nearly every race in California from president on down is certain, your vote still matters when it comes to ballot measures, most of which can go either way: death penalty, three-strikes law, competing soak-the-rich tax-increase...
  • A Word, Please: The strong, silent typo

    Does a presidential candidate who misspells “America” love it any less than the guy whose campaign gets all the letters in the right order? Is he less fit to lead if his Facebook page mentions “offical gear” when it means “...
  • All candidates elected to Crescenta Valley Town Council amid low voter turnout

    All six candidates joined the Crescenta Valley Town Council Saturday, with about 1.4% of the voting population casting a ballot. Voter turnout tends to be low for the advisory board to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, with greater...
  • Academy taps Election Day fervor to raise money for the classroom

    Academy taps Election Day fervor to raise money for the classroom
    Roughly 150 parents and children walked from the small campus of the Armenian Sisters Academy in Montrose to Crescenta Valley Park Saturday morning to raise money for adding “smart boards” in the school’s classrooms. The walk days...
  • Intersections: The minority vote matters more and more

    On Election Day, anticipation and those gratifying “I voted” stickers you attach to your shirt are everywhere. The lines are long, the process sometimes confusing, but for one day in the U.S., we are all permanently glued to our televisions...