Under the Paperweight, December 6-12, 2009

Paul Krekorian’s LA City Council win, special-interest campaign spending by the union representing the LA Department of Water and Power, and the existing city council’s vote last week to raise DWP wages.

Glendale Votes for Neighborhood Preservation, Experienced Oversight

Glendale, California voters showed they want a strong, local voice on issues affecting their neighborhoods, streets, and schools in yesterday’s city elections. Those with strong track records of service at the local level beat well-financed opponents, whether incumbents or challengers.

Kimber Too Busy Moderating to Take Good Notes
at Glendale City Council Candidates’ Forum

Glendale News Press columnist Dan Kimber misremembers an exchange about gender stereotypes at the February 25, 2009 city council candidates’ forum he moderated.