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Voting

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  • City predicts a quick vote count

    CITY HALL — Candidates will likely be spending less time glued to the television watching for election night returns in April after the city clerk’s office institutes several measures to speed up the ballot-counting process. With the help...
  • Voting rules remain vague

    Voting rules remain vague
    CITY HALL — The City Council this week broached ditching so-called “emergency ballots” for last minute voters in favor of beefing up absentee vote-by-mail allowances, but stopped short of making any changes for the April 5 election....
  • Ingrid Gunnell

    Age: 36 Occupation: teacher www.gunnellforkids.com Gunnell has lived in Glendale since 1974. She attended Eugene Field and Mark Keppel elementary schools, Toll Middle School and Hoover High School, where she was a member of the water polo team. Her son...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto's measure would help Rainy Day Fund

    In the rush of last-minute activity leading to the passage of the state budget, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) won approval of a measure he co-sponsored to boost the state's Rainy Day Fund. The fund sets aside money in years when there is a...
  • Candidates try to make their marks

    Two Glendale Unified School Board candidates Thursday criticized Measure S — a $270-million bond on the April 5 ballot — breaking rank with district officials who say it is a critical component of the long-range success of local schools....
  • A reminder to get out and vote

    Voting has always been important in the United States. The Constitution has been amended 27 times. The Bill of Rights was added in 1791 and 47% of the remaining amendments address voting issues. With citywide elections coming up April 5, it is time to...
  • Teachers dodge pink-slip bullet

    Glendale Unified will not issue preliminary layoff notices to any of its teachers this year, administrators said, but the reprieve from pink slips could be temporary. A combination of reserve funds and one-time federal dollars, including $4.9 million...
  • News-Press' endorsements, and why

    For anyone to actually want to serve as an elected official these days, it takes an eyes-wide-open approach to what surely will be a very hard four years. Crushing budget deficits — whether by maddeningly short-sighted decisions made years ago,...
  • Council delays vote on disputed development to avoid finance rule

    Faced with the inability to gain consensus on a controversial application to build a steep driveway unpopular with local residents, City Council members on Tuesday put off the decision. The move may let officials skirt new campaign finance rules that bar...
  • Defense gets double recognition

    Defense gets double recognition
    Defense carried the Flintridge Prep girls' soccer team to a third straight Prep League title and also carried quite a bit of weight in the all-league voting, as well. Goalkeeper Casey Cousineau and holding midfielder Abby Letts shared the league's...
  • Glendale city treasurer candidate may lose even with a win

    Come next election, Glendale voters will be choosing a new city treasurer. But they may also have to decide whether they want to keep voting for that position or turn it into an appointment made by the city manager. In recent years, Glendale has had a...
  • It's an unfair and hasty decision

    The City Council’s decision to move forward with asking voters to change the city treasurer’s job into an appointed, rather than elected, position on the same ballot that the office is up for reelection is unfair to candidates for the job...