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  • Glendale school board sizes up competing ballot measures

    As the November ballot initiatives approach, Glendale Unified school board members this week said they are torn over Proposition 38 — one of two competing tax measures supporting education funding — because it would leave out cash-strapped...
  • Two schools have a shot at grant funding in national competition

    Two schools have a shot at grant funding in national competition
    Two local elementary schools are in the lead pack of candidates for a $50,000 grant that administrators say could go a long way in improving student life and classroom learning. For a chance at winning the grant sponsored by Clorox, the schools must...
  • Glendale councilman suggests Kim Kardashian get spot on city's Rose Parade float

    Glendale councilman suggests Kim Kardashian get spot on city's Rose Parade float
    Kim Kardashian may not be able to be run for mayor of Glendale, but she may be invited to ride on the city's upcoming Tournament of Roses Parade float. “She has shown an interest in Glendale,” said Councilman Ara Najarian, who at a City...
  • Small Wonders: There can be only one winner

    The election is over. We the people had our say. And Chuck Norris' prognosticated “1,000 Years of Darkness” has begun. Or it's simply the end of daylight saving time. So now that that's over with, let's get to a debate that truly matters,...
  • Ron Kaye: Measure J loss is a victory for the people

    We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday. We all want a real public transit system. We want to park our cars and ride...
  • Liu and Gatto look to supermajority

    With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
  • On the Town: Guilds introduce Army of Pink soldiers

    On the Town: Guilds introduce Army of Pink soldiers
    The Army of Pink 2012 began its march at the Rosemont Pavilion next to the Rose Bowl. On Sunday several dozen supporters marched to the Power of Pink highlighting breast cancer awareness. The Army of Pink campaign is presented by the Dr. Norick...
  • Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick

    Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick
    "Butter" — a frequently funny comedy from director Jim Field Smith ("Episodes") and first-time screenwriter Jason Micallef — is essentially a sports film with a layer of cultural (and, by the end, political) satire. In the tradition of that...
  • On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard

    On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard
    Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races. Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
  • Salvation Army kettle fundraising campaign kicks off

    Salvation Army kettle fundraising campaign kicks off
    The familiar bells began ringing outside local businesses on Friday as the Salvation Army in Glendale launched its annual holiday fundraising campaign to help the needy, but this year’s effort could prove more challenging because due to the loss...
  • Manoukian is wrong for the job

    I wholeheartedly agree with city treasurer Ron Borucki that his position should be an appointed one. Some positions in city government should not be based on politics. The city treasurer needs to have a background in banking. We need the best-...
  • Disheartened by anti-Obama rhetoric

    I could cry. Immediately after President Obama's decisive election victory, I began receiving nasty emails and Facebook posts attacking Obama, which were disgustingly similar to the pre-election garbage. I responded to one sender: “I am saddened...