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  • A review of issues facing Glendale

    What kind of a job is the Glendale City Council doing? Does the City Council really represent the citizens of Glendale? Let’s look at the Council’s agenda: 1) It is refusing to stop taking $21 million annually in transfers from the fund-...
  • Sinanyan should have been prepared

    The City Council meeting on May 7 was enlightening. There was Zareh Sinanyan on a crucial vote regarding the DWP contact taking the position that he would abstain because he had not been in office when the issue was being discussed. What is the city...
  • Sinanyan apologized under pressure

    I voted for Zareh Sinanyan and two other candidates, all of them new, with the thought that new members are not yet contaminated with corruption and serving people is their motive to be elected. Of the three I voted for, only Sinanyan was elected; and...
  • Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules

    Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules
    City officials are reviewing whether a rule that blocks full-time employees from holding other jobs applies to newly elected City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian.  Manoukian, who left his council seat early after winning the treasurer post, holds a second...
  • Glendale is no different from Los Angeles

    In 2001, Former Mayor Frank Quintero approved changing the benefit factor that would allow safety personnel to retire after 30 years of service at age 50 with 90% of their last year of spiked income, rather than maintaining their existing generous 75%...
  • Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff

    Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff
    At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
  • Ballot may have marginalized voters

    Were the 21.6% of registered voters who actually turned out for the municipal election last month marginalized by the city clerk? For the past two elections, all ballots were translated into English, Armenian, Spanish and Korean. For the April 2...
  • Online comments come back to haunt newly elected Glendale councilman

    Online comments come back to haunt newly elected Glendale councilman
    The hoopla over hateful online comments that were attributed to — and never denied by — newly minted Councilman Zareh Sinanyan was revived at his first meeting Tuesday with the help of someone who knows a thing or two about the power and...
  • Glendale City Council looks to former mayors in vacant seat

    Glendale City Council looks to former mayors in vacant seat
    Officials plan to ask six former mayors — including John Drayman, who was indicted on embezzlement charges last year — if they would be open to filling the City Council seat left vacant by Rafi Manoukian, who was recently elected to the city...
  • Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret

    Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret
    It was a week Zareh Sinanyan will never forget. The man who left the Soviet Republic of Armenia as a 14-year-old a quarter century ago took his seat as a Glendale City Councilman on Monday, faced harsh criticism from residents during public comment on...
  • Whether to appoint or elect

    In response to the Glendale News-Press editorial, “A special election is the right answer,” April 6: The correct question is what process should the city follow to select a person to replace Rafi Manoukian until the special election. According...
  • Why Sinanyan and not Drayman?

    On April 5, Roberta Medford wrote candidate Zareh J. Sinanyan’s first act on the City Council should be “either an unequivocal and verifiable denial that the controversial online postings are his, or a sincere and contrite apology for them.&...