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  • Glendale and Burbank political races impacted by social media

    Before P.J. Gaynard goes to the voting booth, he admits that he typically doesn't know much about local politicians. But the 37-year-old Glendale resident is glued to Twitter and Facebook, and that's where he found Glendale City Council candidate Roland...
  • 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,...
  • News-Press endorsement for Glendale city clerk: Kassakhian

    Though it can be a job that is not well-understood by the general public, the position of city clerk is a vital one, particularly when it comes to ensuring open and fair elections. For that reason, we endorse the reelection of City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian,...
  • Ron Kaye: It isn't utopia, but it's far from dystopia

    Once long ago, during my year as an old-fashioned rewrite-man at the National Enquirer, the demonic man who owned and ran the tabloid as if it and its journalists were a figment of his over-active imagination sent a reporter around the world in search...
  • Glendale City Council field gets smaller after Perlita M. del Rey's nomination paperwork denied

    The slate of City Council candidates on the April ballot has been whittled down by one after the Los Angeles County registrar-recorder denied Perlita M. del Rey's nomination paperwork. Although del Rey submitted more than the requisite 100 signatures...
  • Not a fan of what Mohill stands for

    Signs show that the April 2 Glendale municipal election is approaching. Good, because political participation fuels our democracy. I adorn my property and appreciate seeing messages in other yards, even for candidates I oppose. All of us have a right...
  • Schiff proposes constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United decision

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision that lifted the ban on direct corporate and union political spending, giving rise to the so-called “super PACs.&...
  • Armenian group presses City Council hopefuls on creating commission

    The majority of City Council candidates at a forum held by the Armenian National Committee Glendale chapter this week said they were in support of creating a police commission. The push for a police commission is not new, but it has been revived since...
  • News-Press Endorsement: No on Measure A in Glendale

    On three occasions, Glendale voters turned down proposals that would have converted the City Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one. They should reject it again. The treasurer oversees a $372-million investment portfolio as part of a...
  • 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...