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  • 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...
  • Busy day at the polls in La Cañada

    Elaine La Marr of La Cañada 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...
  • Gatto, Liu, Schiff handily hold on to their seats

    Local Democratic incumbents for state offices and the U.S. House easily cleared challenges from their Republican opponents Tuesday. Even in the hotly contested race for the 43rd Assembly District, incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) never...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Unified's budget shortfalls are ongoing

    Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently. Speaking to the board of...
  • 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...
  • California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes

    California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes
    Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff still fighting for genocide resolution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and other advocates for a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide are taking a new tack this year, seeking both a genocide recognition vote and approval of a measure condemning religious discrimination...
  • Ron Kaye: A legislative system gone awry

    I don’t know how to break this bad news to you, but for all the fun and games our legislators are having in Sacramento these days, the joke is on us — the taxpayers, the residents, workers and students. They may turn to fisticuffs at the...
  • Ron Kaye: The political system only serves itself

    Drive down any main street and it is hard not to notice all the empty shops, the “Going Out Of Business” and “For Lease” signs, the proliferation of 99-cent and dollar stores. Book stores and record shops have largely disappeared....
  • Gatto says frustration led to his comments

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said Friday he regrets comments he made earlier in the week equating state Controller John Chiang’s decision to freeze lawmakers’ pay during the ongoing budget stalemate to creating a “Banana...
  • Cities to state: 'We'll sue!'

    The Burbank Redevelopment Agency is preparing for a courtroom battle over the potential loss of millions of dollars after state lawmakers approved a state budget that could eliminate local redevelopment agencies. State lawmakers voted Tuesday to kill all...