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Glendale tallies up election final results

The results are in. Glendale finalized the outcome of its municipal election Friday as the last of the vote-by-mail and provisional ballots were counted. In the race for City Council, incumbent Ara Najarian received the most votes — 9,962. Challenger Vrej Agajanian came in second with 9,551 votes,...

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All-Area Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year: Sequel is even better than original for Flintridge Prep’s Schaefer

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Circus Vargas raises tent for upcoming performances
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Circus Vargas raises tent for upcoming performances

It has been a goal for the members of Circus Vargas to bring generations of families together and use the big top to convey that message. For this season’s production, called “SteamCirque,” the cast tries to show people that two different worlds can coexist. Circus Vargas’ residency in Burbank...

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  • A Glendale lesson: SB 808 would rein in charter schools

    A Glendale lesson: SB 808 would rein in charter schools

    The current system for approving charter schools in the state of California is broken. Rather than creating space for innovation and creativity to improve public education as a whole, the system is being abused, and as a result we see inadequate charter schools failing our precious children. Locally...

  • Glendale Unified calendar cheats AP students of pre-exam instructional days

    While preparing for their May advanced placement exams, Glendale Unified students taking AP courses next year will have four fewer instructional days than our AP students have this year. This is because the GUSD removed instructional days in its 2017-18 calendar from the beginning of the year and...

  • Every penny spent on NASA/JPL scientific efforts worth it

    Every penny spent on NASA/JPL scientific efforts worth it

    Pete Theisinger (“JPL engineer wins lifetime achievement award,” April 8) is the reason I don’t mind paying federal taxes! In these days of political uncertainty, if our politicians simply continue to fund our NASA/JPL/Caltech programs, every penny is worth it. People like Pete are the real people...

  • California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    Earlier this month the state Assembly celebrated “California Women and Girls in STEM Week.” The Assembly started this tradition as a way to bring to light the vast gender inequalities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and to encourage our young women to pursue opportunities...

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