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  • Delay on water rate increase gets commissioners bubbling

    While car dealers, the Americana at Brand and other large businesses are applauding the city’s decision to delay voting on proposed water rate increases, some Glendale Water & Power commissioners this week expressed concerns about the implications....
  • City adjusts conflict of interest rules

    City adjusts conflict of interest rules
    Glendale City Council members on Tuesday voted to raise the financial threshold for recusing themselves from voting on contracts that involve political donors, a move officials said would make the conflict of interest rules more in line with existing...
  • Think Again: The French turn the leadership tables

    The French often are the butt of jokes here, but last month they turned the tables and are teaching our elected officials about leadership. With the support of President Nicolas Sarkozy, the lower house of the French parliament and the French Senate...
  • Campaign forms to go online

    Glendale is about to convert the way public officials file campaign and financial disclosure forms to an Internet-based system, a move city officials say will save time and resources. The City Council approved two contracts Tuesday that will put...
  • Kudos for Liu and Gatto

    It’s not often these days that someone commends the Legislature for doing the right thing, but I’d like to give credit where it’s due. Like many Californians, I’ve been increasingly turned off by our Legislature’s partisan...
  • Gatto raises more than $480,000 for new Assembly seat

    Though running unopposed in an Assembly district redrawn last year to connect La Cañada Flintridge with Glendale and Burbank, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has raised more than $480,000, records show, much of it from Fortune 500 companies, unions...
  • Schiff criticizes proposed funding cuts to Mars projects

    Schiff criticizes proposed funding cuts to Mars projects
    Rep. Adam Schiff today vowed to fight a quarter-billion dollars in proposed funding cuts to NASA's Mars exploration programs out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge "tooth and nail." The statement came after President Obama...
  • Officials balk at voting districts

    Officials balk at voting districts
    About a year ago, Councilman Ara Najarian moved four miles south from his home on a quiet, tree-lined street in the Montecito Park area in North Glendale to the denser city center. “I see the parking issue first-hand. I see the noise issue first-...
  • Foundation elects new board members

    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos announced new members to its Board of Directors and newly elected officers for 2012. Those newly elected to the board include attorneys Armen Baghdasarian of the Glendale firm Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP, and...
  • Ron Kaye: L.A. County is too big not to fail

    The walls of L.A. County's Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration are so thick and shielding of public scrutiny that even the old-line Commies in charge of the Kremlin in Moscow would be envious. The city's newspapers have assigned teams of reporters over...
  • Tropico Perspective: Looking for the Goldilocks solution

    Tropico Perspective: Looking for the Goldilocks solution
    The Adams Hill Homeowners Assn. was formed to fight rampant apartment development in South Glendale. The increase in population density and traffic congestion would have been devastating. Adams Hill saw itself as the dumping ground for policies...
  • Consultants warn Glendale Community College of lawsuits over election process

    Consultants warn Glendale Community College of lawsuits over election process
    In the fourth presentation in as many months, election consultants again warned Glendale Community College officials this week that examples of racially polarized voting in their at-large election process could leave them vulnerable to a lawsuit...