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  • Assemblymen follow divergent paths

    Assemblymen follow divergent paths
    In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
  • Gatto campaign flier has a mistake

    Recent campaign literature for state Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) contained a mistake in its endorsements. The flier, part of Gatto's reelection materials for his race in the 43rd District, correctly lists Caro Avanessian, president of the...
  • Q&A with former California Gov. Gray Davis

    Q&A with former California Gov. Gray Davis
    Former California Gov. Gray Davis is a delegate this week to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Barack Obama will tonight accept his party's nomination for a second term. Davis, whose second term in office was cut short...
  • 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...
  • LCUSD, parents lobbied to kill bill

    La Cañada Unified School District board of education members are crediting the community for helping spike a state Assembly proposal that would have eliminated student test results as a measure of teacher performance. Backed by several large teachers...
  • Ron Kaye: Uniting with the 'enemy' camp

    Anewsie like me needs an angle to lure you into the spider's web of the world he sees, but I wasn't sure I had one Thursday night as I walked out of the South Lake Avenue headquarters of the Pasadena United Democrats, where I had spent the evening among...
  • Krikorian's communications director files police report after polling station incident

    A tussle was reported Tuesday afternoon at a local polling place between an attorney for a firm that represents an arm of the California Democratic Party and a campaign staffer for GOP Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian, police said. Police officers...
  • Misconceptions quashed at Democratic National Convention

    Misconceptions quashed at Democratic National Convention
    The road this week to Charlotte, N.C., was paved with misconceptions. At the Democratic National Convention, mine included expectations for a cab on a rainy opening day, as I spent an hour outside my motel with a trio of button salesmen down from New...
  • Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff

    Q&A from the DNC: Rep. Adam Schiff
    At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
  • Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats

    Early returns: Gatto, Liu, Schiff hold leads for Democrats
    Incumbent Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) leads his Republican challenger, Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, in the first round of election returns -- 14,871 votes to 13,145. The race for the 43rd Assembly District is expected to be...
  • Schiff, Friedman celebrate Armenian independence

    Schiff, Friedman celebrate Armenian independence
    Local elected officials celebrated the 20th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia Sunday. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman and council members Frank Quintero and Ara Najarian...
  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...