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  • For many local voters, a sense of 'lesser of two evils' at the polls

    For many local voters, a sense of 'lesser of two evils' at the polls
    The mood among voters who hit the polls Tuesday in Burbank and Glendale was a mixed bag of frustration, anger, fear and uncertainty — not exactly a ringing endorsement for the next four years. “It was like picking the lesser of two evils,&...
  • Election results show La Cañada voters lean right

    Election results show La Cañada voters lean right
    La Cañada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly. Of La Cañada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
  • La Cañada Unified tables parcel tax

    With state income taxes rising and the federal government's “fiscal cliff” looming, La Cañada school officials have agreed not to place a parcel tax before La Cañada Flintridge voters next year. La Cañadans currently pay $150 per parcel to...
  • Ron Kaye: Trying to extend a 5-second spotlight

    If you ever tried to spot the Glendale Rose Parade float on television on New Year’s Day, you know you had to stay glued to your set and never blink — you only get a passing glance. So what do you think would happen if you put the highest-...
  • Potential air strikes in Syria cause concern for Syrian-Armenians in Glendale

    While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....
  • Vigil against Syrian involvement draws more than 200 protesters in Glendale

    Vigil against Syrian involvement draws more than 200 protesters in Glendale
    Candles flickered as more than 200 people gathered at a vigil in Glendale on Monday night to discourage American military strikes in Syria. The vigil, hosted by the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, moveon.org and the MLK...
  • Glendale theater troupe gets a glorious donation

    Glendale theater troupe gets a glorious donation
    This post has been corrected. See details below.  When the stage lights come up on the Stepping Stone Players’ production of “Oliver!” Friday night, the show will have benefited from a $2,000 donation from the Walt Disney Co., after...
  • Space budget takes a hit

    Space budget takes a hit
    President Obama's budget proposal, unveiled on Wednesday, would cut funding for planetary exploration at NASA by roughly $200 million, although it still funds several high profile missions being planned out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada...
  • On Education: Turning high marks into high performance

    On Education: Turning high marks into high performance
    Students go to college to earn high marks. Now Glendale Community College has a report card of its own. The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Tuesday released performance profiles for each of the system's 112 campuses, a new...
  • Rep. Schiff: Boston Marathon perpetrators will feel 'full weight of justice' (Video)

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday echoed President Obama’s vow to bring those responsible for the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon to justice. Speaking about the tragedy for the second time in as many days, Obama said the nation’s...
  • Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide

    Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday once again called on President Obama to officially recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915 – a request that for years has gone unfulfilled amid political pressure from a key NATO ally, Turkey.  The...
  • Drivers brace for traffic jams as Obama visits Jay Leno in Burbank

    Drivers brace for traffic jams as Obama visits Jay Leno in Burbank
    Commuters and residents in the San Fernando Valley are bracing for traffic tie-ups Tuesday when President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and overnights in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times reported that the Los Angeles...