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  • Sheriff Baca plans to retire at end of January

    Sheriff Baca plans to retire at end of January
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month. Baca — who spent 48 years with the department including 15 as sheriff — was at times...
  • Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Cañada

    Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Cañada
    La Cañada Flintridge had a difficult first quarter in 2013 as residents coped with two tragic events. But the city also experienced positive changes throughout the year, such as a surge in the number of businesses in the downtown area and a change of...
  • Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013

    Year in Review: Glendale experienced highs and lows in 2013
    The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
  • Two decide already to run for Glendale City Council in June

    At least two people have decided to run for a City Council seat in the special June election, while others who made an unsuccessful attempt in April plan to sit this round out with an eye toward the general municipal election. Chahe Keuroghelian and...
  • 6 seats, 9 hopefuls for Crescenta Valley Town Council

    Nine people will vie for six seats on the Crescenta Valley Town Council on Saturday. The advisory board for the unincorporated area of La Crescenta and Montrose communicates residents’ concerns to Supervisor Mike Antonovich’s office and...
  • Accord sought over Sagebrush issue

    Accord sought over Sagebrush issue
    In the early 1990s, they called themselves the Sagebrush Committee, and their catalyst was Rose McCoppin. As a La Cañada resident living in the Sagebrush, McCoppin was forced to pull her son out of La Cañada's Palm Crest Elementary after Glendale...
  • City expands campaign finance rules

    Campaign finance rules that govern regular city elections are now in place for a special election in June to replace Councilman Frank Quintero, following a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday. The council needed to clean up the regulations, which didn&...
  • Guest Column: Let's talk about bigotry in Glendale

    Ever since Councilman Zareh Sinanyan admitted to making racist comments, there has been a chorus of individuals at the ready to remind us of his transgression. The latest, Grey James, in calling Sinanyan a “confessed racist,” has implored...
  • Glendale to study possible tax measure

    Glendale officials want to float a new tax on an upcoming ballot, but first they plan to ask a public outreach consultant to gauge residents’ support on the possible measure. On Tuesday, the City Council approved with a 3-2 vote to move forward...
  • City Council gridlock breaks on tax expert

    A proposal to hire a consultant to gauge the likelihood that a possible tax measure would get voter approval was stuck in gridlock with a tied vote from the City Council on Tuesday until Councilman Frank Quintero put aside his philosophical beliefs...
  • News-Press Editorial: The revenue may justify the spending

    Glendale voters have not approved a new tax since 2009. In April of this year they were skittish about other items they were asked to consider and turned down three ballot measures that would have determined how the city would issue bonds, how it would...
  • Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel

    Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel
    Joanne Nuckols has put the people she calls "transportation bullies" in their place for decades. She reels off the long, sordid history of South Pasadena's fight against extending the 710 Freeway through her town, lawsuit by lawsuit, injunction by...