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Gary Cornell, a city commissioner who played a role in doling out millions in federal grants for public projects and social services, died Friday morning in his home, his wife said. He was 79. Although the official cause of death was not yet been...
Tags: Public Officials, Politics, Government
First, I want to acknowledge the fine reporting of Veronica Rocha in the News-Press regarding the double-dipping of our latest civil servant to jump from the sinking ship of the city of Glendale (“De Pompa stays, gets hourly pay,” March 29)....
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Before the election, when the News-Press endorsed Measure B and even afterward, it continued to report that the measure would essentially modernize antiquated accounting language dealing with the city’s practice of transferring millions in GWP...
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City Councilman Rafi Manoukian successfully defeated Measure A on Tuesday, preserving his successful bid for city treasurer. While Manoukian was the sole candidate for city treasurer, he wasn’t without some opposition in the form of Measure A,...
Tags: Public Officials, Politics, Government, Google Inc., Elections
The final City Council candidate forum Wednesday was perhaps the most direct in calling candidates out on their perceived faults. From having Councilwoman Laura Friedman defend her voting record to asking longtime City Hall critic Herbert Molano how he...
Tags: Politics, Government, Local Elections, Armenia, House Building
I read the article about the need for a police commission in the city of Glendale ("Forum talks police panel," Feb. 15). Though I strongly agree with a new commission, this action requires an amendment to the city charter prior to the City Council being...
Tags: Government, Politics
Once long ago, during my year as an old-fashioned rewrite-man at the National Enquirer, the demonic man who owned and ran the tabloid as if it and its journalists were a figment of his over-active imagination sent a reporter around the world in search...
City commissioners this week unanimously approved a new police civilian commander to oversee the department's administrative services division as part of Chief Ron De Pompa's structural overhaul to save costs. In July, the new commander will supervise...
August A. Giraldi, a longtime resident of La Canada-Flintridge, passed away peacefully at the age of 101. He led a wonderful life of accomplishment and generosity. He was known and loved for his positive attitude and his willingness to pass on his...
Tags: Charity, Government, Italy, Polio, Family
Officials can continue to transfer millions of dollars from Glendale’s electric utility to pay for general public services, and at the same time increase electricity rates without a public vote, according to a legal analysis of both practices...
The article by Brittany Levine (“No easy answers to budget gap,” May 1) pointed out that the new city manager, Scott Ochoa, has pronounced that a “new normal” is necessary to mitigate the current financial shortfall that our city...
As officials started the arduous process on Monday of figuring out how to close a projected $15.4-million budget gap, City Manager Scott Ochoa warned that Glendale was facing a “new normal” — and it’s not pretty. Last year, when...
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