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  • 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...
  • Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title

    Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title
    "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...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • With a successful Prop. 30, local school officials dodge bullet

    Local education officials are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief as Proposition 30, the tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown, appears headed for victory. With nearly all precincts reporting across the state, the measure had 53.9% of the vote, compared...
  • Liu introduces bill to increase cooperation between conservancy, forest

    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...
  • Ballot box found strewn in Glendale street on election night, police say

    Glendale police on Tuesday night seized an open red ballot box that was found strewn on the roadway at Chevy Chase Drive, officials said. The ballot box, which was discovered about 9:20 p.m. on Chevy Chase Drive, fell off the top of a car of an inspector...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • Glendale City Council candidates spurn downtown residential development

    While city officials have heralded Glendale's growing downtown core as a symbol of the city's economic revitalization, most of the City Council candidates at a forum this week took shots at the nearly 2,000 apartments in roughly a dozen buildings coming...
  • Op-Ed: Letter on Measure B had the facts wrong

    As city manager, I am precluded from advocating for or against a ballot measure. Yet as city manager it is incumbent upon me to help ensure the public has reliable and factual information in voting on such measures. In the case of Measure B, the...
  • 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,...
  • Plenty of cash is on hand for Glendale campaigns

    Money is flooding in for City Council candidate Zareh Sinanyan, who has raised $31,815 in cash donations, the most so far of the 12 candidates competing for three seats in the April 2 election. “I knew that I would be one of the leaders, but I...