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  • Start the Presses: Testing the Tampa waters at RNC

    It's hard to be a member of the Republican Party in Los Angeles County. However, it's not difficult to get elected — as long as that office is nonpartisan. No Republican in California holds statewide office, and GOP'ers in Sacramento are so...
  • Suit challenges voting system

    A group of voters who claim Armenian Americans have become so “politically sophisticated and well-financed” that they’ve monopolized the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees has filed a lawsuit seeking a change in how elections...
  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
  • 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...
  • Lack of parking a problem for voters

    If I were of a conspiratorial mind, I would think that L.A. County and/or Glendale is trying to make it hard for folks to vote. I live above Santa Carlotta in the Highlands area of Glendale. In the past, we've voted at a church on New York Avenue or...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...
  • Glendale to allow more property owners to assess themselves for public improvements

    Glendale to allow more property owners to assess themselves for public improvements
    After losing local redevelopment powers, the City Council this week moved a step closer to allowing commercial property owners to pool their own funds for improvements and enhanced services. The council on Tuesday voted to move forward with the process...
  • Rep. Schiff condemns House committee for Holder contempt of Congress vote

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday condemned a House committee's vote to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents in a gun-tracking case. In a statement released by his office...
  • Gatto approves bill that bans hunting of bears, bobcats

    Gatto approves bill that bans hunting of bears, bobcats
    The Sacramento office of Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) received a petition last Monday morning signed by 2,000 residents in his district urging him to support a bill that would ban the use of hounds in the hunting of bears and bobcats after he...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Unified wades into review of district-based elections

    Glendale Unified officials have initiated an examination into the possibility of moving from an at-large process for electing school board members to a district system. “We just want to make sure we are doing our due diligence,” school board...