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  • Ron Kaye: The trouble with Harry

    Let's have a big round of applause for retired law professor Harry Zavos. Citing the state Constitution and a lawsuit won by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, he got Glendale officials three years...
  • Two incumbents, nine challengers vie for Glendale council seats

    Eleven Glendale City Council candidates are one step closer to getting on the April ballot after they each turned in more than 100 signatures from local residents nominating them to run for three available seats. The signatures must still be confirmed by...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee

    County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee
    Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday deferred a vote on placing a storm water cleanup tax on the ballot amid strong opposition from a range of stakeholders, including local school districts, which have historically been exempt from such fees. The...
  • Glendale incumbents have plenty of challengers in election

    The Glendale City Council election in April has a crowded field already. By midday Friday, 12 people had pulled the paperwork necessary to declare official candidacy, already surpassing the six who ran in 2011. They include City Hall insiders and...
  • Christian Right aligns with Mitt Romney

    Re: “A marriage of doctrine, politics,” Patrick Caneday’s column, Sept. 8: I don’t seem to recall that we are voting on the head of the Christian Church this November, I thought it was for the head of our country, a political...
  • Small Wonders: Thoughts on politics and religion

    Writing about my summer vacation or the random thoughts on being human that cross my mind each week doesn't always generate a lot of feedback. But open a debate on religion and politics and the flood gates open. Last week I posed a sensitive question:...
  • The martial art of subduing special interests

    Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
  • Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post

    Glendale OKs ballot measures for fund transfers, city treasurer post
    An initiative that would simplify how Glendale transfers tens of millions of dollars from the city-owned utility to pay for general public services is officially going on the April ballot. City Hall officials say the changes, which the City Council...
  • Tweak the ballot, give candidates a chance

    In April, voters will decide whether to change the elected city treasurer position into an appointment made by the Glendale City Council. But they will simultaneously be asked on the same ballot to vote for a city treasurer candidate. It's a setup...
  • Glendale stands by its transfer of electric utility revenues

    City officials say they are on solid legal ground in continuing to transfer tens of millions of dollars in operating revenue from Glendale Water & Power -- no matter how residents vote in April on proposed amendments to the charter’s language...
  • Antonovich's term-limit measure is put on hold by county supervisors

    Los Angeles County supervisors postponed a vote Tuesday on a ballot measure that would let voters decide whether to extend their term limits. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky criticized the proposed measure and pointed out that voters approved term limits...