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Elections

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  • Disappointed Quintero will not run for re-election

    Mayor Frank Quintero’s decision not to run for another term on the Glendale City Council is disheartening. Quintero served Glendale very well with pride and dedication to the entire community. Indeed, he was not afraid to stand against the...
  • More voters should decide election

    The Glendale Municipal Election is April 2, and if we experience another poor voter turnout, 25,000 people, or just 16.5% of the potential voters, will elect important city officials. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 151,391 Glendale...
  • Women's Civic League presenting next candidate forum at Glendale Elks Lodge

    The Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council held a forum on Feb. 20 at the First Congregational Church of Glendale featuring candidates running in the April 2 city elections. Participating candidates were Rick Barnes, Jefferson Black, Sam Engel, Laura...
  • Political newcomer leads fundraising race for Glendale school board

    Political newcomer leads fundraising race for Glendale school board
    A political newcomer who’s running for Glendale Unified school board has raised the most money in the race, according to the most recent campaign filings. A dentist by trade, Armina Gharpetian reported raising $12,250. Of that amount, $1,155 came...
  • News-Press Editorial: Remember to vote Tuesday

    Glendale residents have a full plate when they go to vote Tuesday. It looks like the rule of threes: Three measures and three open seats on the school board and city council. But wait, there's more: Voters will make their choice for city clerk, and,...
  • Officials encouraged in search for new GCC superintendent

    The hiring committee searching for the next superintendent of Glendale Community College plans to conduct interviews with candidates in early April. The 11-member group met for three hours on Feb. 22 to draft interview questions and outline the daylong...
  • Councilman Rafi Manoukian hopes to help quash Measure A

    Rather than raising money for his own campaign for city treasurer, Councilman Rafi Manoukian plans to set up a fundraising committee to battle a ballot measure that could prevent him from taking the job. While Manoukian is running unopposed for...
  • Glendale City Council candidates meet in Crescenta Valley

    From a view protection ordinance to a restaurant-deficient main street to a proposed freeway tunnel, the Crescenta Valley Community Assn. grilled nine of the 12 candidates for Glendale City Council on Thursday night on issues affecting residents in the...
  • Teen suicide talk roils forum

    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • City in ballot language flap

    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...
  • Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul
    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...