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  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...
  • Pension reform leads issues at candidate forum

    Pension reform leads issues at candidate forum
    City pensions and looming electricity rate increases were front and center Saturday as 10 of the 13 candidates for City Council faced off at the first election forum of the campaign season. In front of about 80 people at the Oakmont Country Club,...
  • Ron Kaye: A few people can change a lot in a community

    The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote: “If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
  • Two vie for city treasurer's office, both argue merits of post being elected or appointed

    The outgoing city treasurer, and the city councilman vying for his job, will be facing off on April’s ballot as they try to convince voters to either keep the treasurer as an appointment, or change it to an elected position. Councilman Rafi...
  • Appointed treasurer would save money

    I attended the Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council meeting Jan. 14 regarding the charter amendments on the upcoming April 2 Glendale ballot. The main argument for keeping the city treasurer an elected office is that important positions like city...
  • Two incumbents, nine challengers vie for Glendale council seats

    Eleven Glendale City Council candidates are one step closer to getting on the April ballot after they each turned in more than 100 signatures from local residents nominating them to run for three available seats. The signatures must still be confirmed by...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff on Hagel nomination: 'There are legitimate questions'

    Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens,¬†former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel. Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...
  • Greg Krikorian pulls papers in Glendale Unified school board race

    Greg Krikorian pulls papers in Glendale Unified school board race
    Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian recently pulled paperwork to keep his seat – meaning all incumbents will be seeking re-election in April. Krikorian, who’s been a member of the school board for the past 11 years,...
  • County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee

    County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee
    Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday deferred a vote on placing a storm water cleanup tax on the ballot amid strong opposition from a range of stakeholders, including local school districts, which have historically been exempt from such fees. The...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • 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...