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  • Busy day at the polls in La Caņada

    Elaine La Marr of La Caņada Flintridge got up early on Tuesday to vote, but her ballot might be among the last ones counted. La Marr’s sample ballot and registration instructed her to vote at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. But when she arrived...
  • With a successful Prop. 30, local school officials dodge bullet

    Local education officials are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief as Proposition 30, the tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown, appears headed for victory. With nearly all precincts reporting across the state, the measure had 53.9% of the vote, compared...
  • Ballot box found strewn in Glendale street on election night, police say

    Glendale police on Tuesday night seized an open red ballot box that was found strewn on the roadway at Chevy Chase Drive, officials said. The ballot box, which was discovered about 9:20 p.m. on Chevy Chase Drive, fell off the top of a car of an inspector...
  • Ron Kaye: The trouble with Harry

    Let's have a big round of applause for retired law professor Harry Zavos. Citing the state Constitution and a lawsuit won by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, he got Glendale officials three years...
  • 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 —...
  • Ron Kaye: You, the voter, must pay attention

    Mail-in voting for the general election two weeks from now already is under way with reforms in place — open primaries and the end of gerrymandered legislative districts — that are supposed to end the stalemate in Sacramento. The odds of...
  • 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...
  • Metro officials endorse measure to extend half-cent sales tax

    Metro officials endorse measure to extend half-cent sales tax
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday endorsed a proposed ballot measure that would extend a half-cent sales tax for transportation projects by 30 years. Measure R, which was passed by voters in 2008, currently ends in 2039. If voters...