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Elections

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  • Anti-smoking advocate claims Glendale City Council members pressured hospital to fire him

    Anti-smoking advocate claims Glendale City Council members pressured hospital to fire him
    A longtime anti-smoking advocate has filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful termination lawsuit against Glendale Adventist Medical Center, as well as three City Council members who he alleges used their political influence to get him fired. Steven Gallegos...
  • Small Wonders: Another year, another wish list

    Each New Year brings the annual overflow of list articles — every noteworthy thing you remember from the past year, and even more you never really cared about. “Best Books of the Year” to “Worst Celebrity Haircuts,” “...
  • Glendale incumbents have plenty of challengers in election

    The Glendale City Council election in April has a crowded field already. By midday Friday, 12 people had pulled the paperwork necessary to declare official candidacy, already surpassing the six who ran in 2011. They include City Hall insiders and...
  • Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state

    Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday hailed President Obama’s decision to nominate Sen. John Kerry -- the longtime Massachusetts senator -- to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state. Kerry, 69, has chaired the Senate Foreign...
  • The martial art of subduing special interests

    Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
  • Ron Kaye: A termed-out 2-percenter

    Ask just about anyone who has hung around the state capitol a while — reporters, lobbyists, staffers — and they will tell you that 98% of our legislators forget who they are and why they are there within two years of being elected. The...
  • Najarian: Vote for MTA seat was 'orchestrated'

    Najarian: Vote for MTA seat was 'orchestrated'
    Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian is in a fight for his seat on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority after failing to get appointed for another term — an outcome he claimed was orchestrated by officials upset by his...
  • Misconceptions quashed at Democratic National Convention

    Misconceptions quashed at Democratic National Convention
    The road this week to Charlotte, N.C., was paved with misconceptions. At the Democratic National Convention, mine included expectations for a cab on a rainy opening day, as I spent an hour outside my motel with a trio of button salesmen down from New...
  • Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post

    Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post
    An initiative that would simplify how Glendale transfers tens of millions of dollars from the city-owned utility to pay for general public services is officially going on the April ballot. City Hall officials say the changes, which the City Council...
  • Tweak the ballot, give candidates a chance

    In April, voters will decide whether to change the elected city treasurer position into an appointment made by the Glendale City Council. But they will simultaneously be asked on the same ballot to vote for a city treasurer candidate. It's a setup...
  • On the Town: Assistance League hosts an auction, Glendale Latino Assn. mixer benefits 'Toys for Tots'

    On the Town: Assistance League hosts an auction, Glendale Latino Assn. mixer benefits 'Toys for Tots'
    The Assistance League Glendale celebrated its 37th annual Festival of Trees. On Sunday the Glendale Hilton was all aglow with the league’s theme, “By the Candle’s Glow.” More electric light than candlelight, the city’s fire...
  • Glendale's voting process did not leave anyone out

    Kenneth Landon's letter from May 3 is devoid of logic. Landon claims that the city clerk's inability to publish ballots in the Korean-language “disenfranchised” Korean-speaking voters. There is not a single documented incident of a Korean-...