| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:08 PM
"Neighborhood Services Administrator" — it's a job City Council candidate Sam Engel has been out of for nearly six months, but that's how he's describing himself on the April ballot.
Doing so is by the book. Candidates get only three words to...
| Mar 30, 2013
The seven candidates competing for three seats on the Glendale Unified school board addressed district issues before dozens of people Thursday night at the La Crescenta Library in the final candidates forum of this election season.
Hosted by the...
| Mar 31, 2013
Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:51 AM
State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced legislation Tuesday to increase cooperation between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Angeles National Forest.
Liu’s bill, SB 238, would allow the superintendent of the Angeles...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:08 PM
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...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:57 PM
This is a tale of two cities — yours and mine, each with its own water and power utility companies.
In your city, base rates for electricity did not go up for six years until the City Council narrowly approved a plan last week to raise rates by...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The top 10 high school games from the 2012-13 season were selected by the sports writers of the Glendale News-Press.
1 Flintridge Prep baseball stages dramatic comeback over Crean Lutheran, 4-3, for historic playoff run, May 24 - It appeared the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Seeking a stronger political voice in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., Glendale City Council members voted Tuesday to hire a state lobbyist and enter into negotiations with a federal lobbyist in the hope of steering policy decisions and grant money the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:20 PM
For the first time in 10 years, I got on a bicycle yesterday. It took a good 10 minutes to retrain myself how to ride without falling over, but when I took off, it felt like absolute freedom.
The wind hit my face and I stopped pedaling as my downhill...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:36 PM
It is well established in all times and all places that even a little power tends to corrupt, especially when the power derives from being elected to public office.
That's why it's so interesting to get to know people right after they have taken the...