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  • Ballots sent with error

    Los Angeles County election officials on Tuesday acknowledged sending vote-by-mail guides to as many as 1,100 Democrats that erroneously listed candidates for the 43rd Assembly District in the same space as votes for or against a controversial parcel tax....
  • Schools' financial struggles continue

    Schools' financial struggles continue
    GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs. In other words, they're not out of the woods. In...
  • GOP says 'L.A. is in play'

    Carly Fiorina, Meg Whitman and even Sen. Scott Brown — the Republican who shocked the political world in January by winning the Massachusetts Senate seat long held by Ted Kennedy — have walked into a Magnolia Boulevard headquarters for the...
  • Mailbag: Gordon strives for city transparency

    When will the City Council get it? We keep electing David Gordon because he is our watchdog on people and happenings in Burbank ("Reinke named new mayor," May 5). He appears to be the only one trying to keep us open, above board and honest. The recent...
  • An eventful term for senator

    For nearly all of state Sen. Carol Liu's term in office, she has had to deliver bad news to officials in Glendale and Burbank. Trouble began shortly after Liu's election in 2008, when the national economy went south. California state officials worked...
  • Candidates prepare for vote

    After months of campaigning and a contentious primary election, Democrat Mike Gatto and Republican Sunder Ramani will face off in a special election Tuesday for the 43rd Assembly District. The winner will serve the district, which represents Glendale,...
  • Schools bank on federal boost

    WEST BURBANK — Federal aid to states is expected to provide Burbank Unified with about $2 million, which officials said could offset employee furlough days or ease the deficit. Burbank Unified officials said it was too soon to know whether...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast

    Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast
    Democrats will redo an election of local delegates Sunday, after party officials in Sacramento ruled that about 16% of voters in an election earlier this year had improperly cast ballots. The issue began when friends and associates of the losing slate of...
  • Democrats redo delegate election, with similar results

    Democrats redo delegate election, with similar results
    More than 700 local Democrats took part in a redo delegate election Sunday after an earlier contest was marred by allegations of fraud, and state party officials determined scores of votes had been improperly cast. In the end, however, the new...
  • Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat

    Portantino sets sights on Liu's senate seat
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) — faced with being termed out of office next year — is seeking the endorsements of two local Democratic organizations for a run at state Sen. Carol Liu’s seat in a newly redrawn...
  • Portantino forced to hedge

    A matchup between Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and state Sen. Carol Liu is probably the last thing the region’s Democrats want to deal with for the 2012 election. Both are popular in their respective constituencies, and they are longtime allies....