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  • Start the Presses: Who they are, what they stand for

    I want your campaign mailers. You know, the glossy photos of people you don't know who are running for offices that have little connection to your lives? Those. Why? Politicians' bad rep is, no doubt, largely their own fault. California's decline in...
  • Gatto approves bill that bans hunting of bears, bobcats

    Gatto approves bill that bans hunting of bears, bobcats
    The Sacramento office of Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) received a petition last Monday morning signed by 2,000 residents in his district urging him to support a bill that would ban the use of hounds in the hunting of bears and bobcats after he...
  • Fresh faces for Crescenta Valley Town Council

    It's all but assured that the six candidates running for the Crescenta Valley Town Council will find a seat on the dais after the election is all said and done this Saturday, but with three incumbents not returning, there will be some fresh faces. Last...
  • Small Wonders: Thoughts on politics and religion

    Writing about my summer vacation or the random thoughts on being human that cross my mind each week doesn't always generate a lot of feedback. But open a debate on religion and politics and the flood gates open. Last week I posed a sensitive question:...
  • Antonovich's term-limit measure is put on hold by county supervisors

    Los Angeles County supervisors postponed a vote Tuesday on a ballot measure that would let voters decide whether to extend their term limits. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky criticized the proposed measure and pointed out that voters approved term limits...
  • Glendale Unified wades into review of district-based elections

    Glendale Unified officials have initiated an examination into the possibility of moving from an at-large process for electing school board members to a district system. “We just want to make sure we are doing our due diligence,” school board...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The consequences of voting no on Prop. 30, 38

    Voters should consider seriously the consequences of voting "no" to Proposition 30 or 38, ballot measures which would raise taxes in order to raise revenue for schools.  People get tax fatigue easily, especially when the economy is not doing well. So it&...
  • La Cañada Unified researches parcel tax

    The La Cañada Unified School District has hired an expert to survey voter receptiveness to a parcel tax measure that may be placed on the ballot next year. City residents last improved a parcel tax for schools in 2009, when Measure LC — which...
  • All candidates elected to Crescenta Valley Town Council amid low voter turnout

    All six candidates joined the Crescenta Valley Town Council Saturday, with about 1.4% of the voting population casting a ballot. Voter turnout tends to be low for the advisory board to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, with greater...
  • Council calls for update to Glendale's Charter

    City officials on Tuesday said they want to tweak language in Glendale's Charter to reflect modern financial accounting practices and streamline the annual transfer of millions of dollars each year in utility revenues to pay for public services. Any...
  • As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
  • With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls

    With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls
    It wasn’t long after the polls opened here at Glendale Community Church of God that a line formed out the door, made up mostly of voters who were on their way to work. And like what’s been reflected in a national polling, this was a divided...