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Voting

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  • Push against redistricting maps moves forward

    Republican activists trying to overturn some new voting districts cleared a significant hurdle toward putting the issue on the ballot by turning in petitions bearing hundreds of thousands of signatures. But the next step — verification of those...
  • Ron Kaye: A community of scale

    Discussing American Airlines pulling out of Bob Hope Airport, Executive Director Dan Feger told airport commissioners how, in a recent team-building exercise, senior staff had reviewed the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” — a story about...
  • Too cheap to vote

    For years, despite the convenience of a vote-by-mail elections system, voter participation in Burbank has languished below 20%. There could be a lot of factors for voter apathy, but in some cities with similar systems, it appears a major reason is a...
  • Glendale special election slated for June

    A special election to replace outgoing Councilman Frank Quintero is set to take place on June 3 and be consolidated with a statewide primary election following a unanimous City Council vote this week. On the ballot may also be a tax measure proposed...
  • 'Yes on LC' campaign seeks volunteers for phone bank

    With little more than one month left for voters to decide whether to renew a parcel tax to pay for La Cañada schools and programs, volunteers with the Yes on LC campaign are calling the community to spread the word about the upcoming mail-in ballot...
  • Survey: Glendale residents open to new taxes

    Residents are open to new taxes to pay for parks, libraries and public safety services, according to a citizenship satisfaction survey compiled on the city’s behalf. The scientific survey, which was presented to the City Council this week, found...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...