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  • Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease

    Ron Kaye: It's time for divisions to cease
    In the dismal Los Angeles election cycle that mercifully concluded on May 21, much was made about the lack of women in high places if Wendy Greuel didn't win the mayor's race. Greuel herself played the gender card over and over, with pictures of her...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition

    Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition
    In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community. Little Armenia in...
  • Is election process open and fair?

    This is in response to Harutiun Kassakhian's May 15 letter, "Voting process did not leave anyone out," responding to my letter printed May 4. He's from New Mexico, brother to Ardy Kassakhian, city clerk. The letter was a spirited defense of the city...
  • Crescenta Valley baseball's Ted Boeke voted Pacific League's best

    Crescenta Valley baseball's Ted Boeke voted Pacific League's best
    Just like the championship, the Pacific League's Player of the Year award was likely still up for grabs with four teams in position to win the title coming into the regular-season finale. By the end of the night, the room for debate was closed when Ted...
  • Security firm's claim rejected

    Glendale Unified has rejected a claim filed by a candidate for school board who alleges the district engaged in discriminatory and unfair business practices when it severed ties with his security firm in 2007. Ali Sadri — who is running in the...
  • List of candidates in Glendale municipal election firms up

    The pool of candidates in the Glendale City Council race has grown to 13 after two people filed the necessary 100 signatures in time to qualify for the April 2 ballot Tuesday afternoon. Although the technical deadline was Thursday, it was extended by...
  • Glendale City Council candidate affirms campaign despite absence due to mother's death

    Glendale City Council candidate affirms campaign despite absence due to mother's death
    Glendale City Council candidate Edith Fuentes said she missed a recent candidate forum and a few key endorsement meetings because she traveled to the Philippines to care for her mother, who had suffered a stroke. During the visit, her mother, 93, died....
  • Last call for March 5 election letters

    The Glendale News-Press welcomes letters to the editor on all subjects, including local campaigns. We do, however, adhere to a blackout period before voters go to the polls. So, those who are interested in writing letters related to the March 5 election...
  • Najarian gains Schiff's support in fight to keep MTA board seat

    Najarian gains Schiff's support in fight to keep MTA board seat
    Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian now has a congressman in his corner as he fights to keep his board seat on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In December, representatives from 10 cities in the San Gabriel Valley voted...
  • Council illegally submitted argument

    On April 2 Glendalians will vote on Measure B. I've argued the measure legalizes the city's current practice whereby, in violation of its charter, it annually transfers $21 million of electrical receipts to the general budget fund; and, at the same time...
  • Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title

    Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title
    "Neighborhood Services Administrator" — it's a job City Council candidate Sam Engel has been out of for nearly six months, but that's how he's describing himself on the April ballot. Doing so is by the book. Candidates get only three words to...