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  • Ron Kaye: Getting along to run the city

    Ron Kaye: Getting along to run the city
    Everybody loves cops and firefighters who protect our lives and property so when you get a slate mailer in the middle of a heated election campaign that looks like these public servants are supporting candidates based on their personal merits, you...
  • Glendale general election off to a quiet start

    Glendale general election off to a quiet start
    On a day when Glendale voters are being asked to decide everything from City Council and school board races, to the future of the city treasurer position and how utility revenues are handled, traffic at polling booths on Tuesday was slow and steady as the...
  • Professional treasurer needed

    Should voters continue to elect the city treasurer? Or should we let Glendale's city manager appoint the treasurer, who would then serve at will? The question will be on the ballot as “Measure A” in the upcoming election April 2. A “yes&...
  • Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title

    Glendale City Council candidate Sam Engel leaves 'retired' out of title
    "Neighborhood Services Administrator" — it's a job City Council candidate Sam Engel has been out of for nearly six months, but that's how he's describing himself on the April ballot. Doing so is by the book. Candidates get only three words to...
  • Liu introduces bill to increase cooperation between conservancy, forest

    State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) introduced legislation Tuesday to increase cooperation between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Angeles National Forest. Liu’s bill, SB 238, would allow the superintendent of the Angeles...
  • Op-Ed: Letter on Measure B had the facts wrong

    As city manager, I am precluded from advocating for or against a ballot measure. Yet as city manager it is incumbent upon me to help ensure the public has reliable and factual information in voting on such measures. In the case of Measure B, the...
  • Why additional languages on ballot?

    I have just received the sample ballot with the second half written in Armenian. This must be at least questionable to all other minorities wondering why they are not included. But to print it in all other languages would be even more questionable to the...
  • Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together

    Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together
    North Glendale has historically been the cradle from which elected officials hail. It’s also home to the neighborhoods with some of the highest voter participation rates. All the current City Council members live north of the freeway and in the...
  • News-Press Endorsement: No on Measure A in Glendale

    On three occasions, Glendale voters turned down proposals that would have converted the City Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one. They should reject it again. The treasurer oversees a $372-million investment portfolio as part of a...
  • As Glendale school board race ends, says one candidate: 'It's in God's hands'

    After spending months campaigning for a seat on the Glendale Unified school board, a few of the candidates on Tuesday had made last minute phone calls to voters before polls closed at 8 p.m. Candidate Daniel Cabrera made calls to voters in the...
  • Ron Kaye: A few people can change a lot in a community

    The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote: “If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
  • Two vie for city treasurer's office, both argue merits of post being elected or appointed

    The outgoing city treasurer, and the city councilman vying for his job, will be facing off on April’s ballot as they try to convince voters to either keep the treasurer as an appointment, or change it to an elected position. Councilman Rafi...