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  • Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret

    Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret
    It was a week Zareh Sinanyan will never forget. The man who left the Soviet Republic of Armenia as a 14-year-old a quarter century ago took his seat as a Glendale City Councilman on Monday, faced harsh criticism from residents during public comment on...
  • Whether to appoint or elect

    In response to the Glendale News-Press editorial, “A special election is the right answer,” April 6: The correct question is what process should the city follow to select a person to replace Rafi Manoukian until the special election. According...
  • Why Sinanyan and not Drayman?

    On April 5, Roberta Medford wrote candidate Zareh J. Sinanyan’s first act on the City Council should be “either an unequivocal and verifiable denial that the controversial online postings are his, or a sincere and contrite apology for them.&...
  • Crescenta Valley High's bid to join Rio Hondo League is denied

    Crescenta Valley High's bid to join Rio Hondo League is denied
    NEWHALL — By a vote of 23-5, Crescenta Valley High’s bid to leave the Pacific League and join the Rio Hondo League was denied at Friday morning’s CIF Southern Section Foothill Releaguing Chair Committee meeting at Hart High. On a day in...
  • News-Press Editorial: Have a special election, already

    News-Press Editorial: Have a special election, already
    The City Council appears determined to appoint a replacement to seat left vacant by Rafi Manoukian, who was recently elected city treasurer instead of scheduling an immediate special election, even as they admit the latter option is the preference of...
  • 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 City Council: Old rule brings new consequences for mid-term open seat

    When city officials changed the rules on how to fill an empty City Council seat mid-term, they didn't expect to be stuck deciding between a batch of bad choices roughly eight years later. The 2005 change was supposed to prompt an early election and...
  • Glendale Community College campus goes smoke-free

    Glendale Community College campus goes smoke-free
    When Glendale Community College students return from spring break on Monday, they will be greeted with a new warning: It's official, the campus is going smoke-free. The ban won't go into effect until this fall, but a committee is working to spread the...
  • Quintero selected to fill vacant Glendale City Council seat

    Quintero selected to fill vacant Glendale City Council seat
    Former Mayor Frank Quintero was appointed to hold a 14-month term on the City Council on Tuesday after six other former mayors turned down the city’s offer to apply for the job. “They were very appreciative to be thought of,” said...
  • Change in green card cap drives citizenship

    Change in green card cap drives citizenship
    For Nazik Parazyan, taking the test to become a citizen in 2010 was a breeze because she had already lived in Glendale for 11 years. It takes about five years to apply for citizenship after getting a green card, but Parazyan couldn't get one. She came to...
  • Glendale City Council members ready to move on

    Glendale City Council members ready to move on
    The City Council members who faced criticism after they called on council candidate Zareh Sinanyan to account, in public, over accusations that he posted homophobic, anti-Muslim and other harsh comments online say they're ready to move on after he...
  • Help new grads register to vote

    It’s that time of year again. Graduations are upon us and students are now preparing to embark on the next stage of their lives. Whether going on to school or entering the military or the workforce, this is a big moment in a young person’s...