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  • Ron Kaye: Getting along to run the city

    Ron Kaye: Getting along to run the city
    Everybody loves cops and firefighters who protect our lives and property so when you get a slate mailer in the middle of a heated election campaign that looks like these public servants are supporting candidates based on their personal merits, you...
  • Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together

    Elected officials, voter participation and North Glendale all go together
    North Glendale has historically been the cradle from which elected officials hail. It’s also home to the neighborhoods with some of the highest voter participation rates. All the current City Council members live north of the freeway and in the...
  • News-Press Endorsement: No on Measure A in Glendale

    On three occasions, Glendale voters turned down proposals that would have converted the City Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed one. They should reject it again. The treasurer oversees a $372-million investment portfolio as part of a...
  • Ron Kaye: Democracy wins a round

    The setting was beautiful: a hill high above the intersection of the Santa Monica (10) and Long Beach (710) freeways, with panoramic views of downtown L.A. and much of the San Gabriel Valley, even on this dark and misty Thursday night. But the scene...
  • City clerk candidate Stephanie Landregan hits at 'uncounted votes'

    City clerk candidate Stephanie Landregan hits at 'uncounted votes'
    This post has been amended, see note below for details. The challenger for the position of city clerk, the official who runs Glendale elections, criticized incumbent Ardy Kassakhian at a public forum this week, saying some votes had not been counted...
  • Ron Kaye: A few people can change a lot in a community

    The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote: “If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
  • Two vie for city treasurer's office, both argue merits of post being elected or appointed

    The outgoing city treasurer, and the city councilman vying for his job, will be facing off on April’s ballot as they try to convince voters to either keep the treasurer as an appointment, or change it to an elected position. Councilman Rafi...
  • Councilman Rafi Manoukian hopes to help quash Measure A

    Rather than raising money for his own campaign for city treasurer, Councilman Rafi Manoukian plans to set up a fundraising committee to battle a ballot measure that could prevent him from taking the job. While Manoukian is running unopposed for...
  • Two incumbents, nine challengers vie for Glendale council seats

    Eleven Glendale City Council candidates are one step closer to getting on the April ballot after they each turned in more than 100 signatures from local residents nominating them to run for three available seats. The signatures must still be confirmed by...
  • Ron Kaye: Party needs to clear the air

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political director sent out an email blast urging Democrats in the 43rd Assembly District to show up with “as many friends and family as possible” on Jan. 12 at the IATSE union hall in Burbank to elect a dozen...
  • County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee

    County supervisors put off vote on storm water cleanup fee
    Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday deferred a vote on placing a storm water cleanup tax on the ballot amid strong opposition from a range of stakeholders, including local school districts, which have historically been exempt from such fees. The...
  • Glendale incumbents have plenty of challengers in election

    The Glendale City Council election in April has a crowded field already. By midday Friday, 12 people had pulled the paperwork necessary to declare official candidacy, already surpassing the six who ran in 2011. They include City Hall insiders and...