Aggregated Glendale News: October 27, 2020

KTLA 5 October 27, 2020 Firefighters respond to small brush fire in Glendale Within 40 minutes, it had scorched 8 acres. CBS News Los Angeles October 27, 2020 Evacuations Lifted, Power To Be Restored After Crews Get Handle On Grandview Brush Fire In Glendale Canyon News October 25, 2020 Glendale…

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Glendale sees spike in COVID-19 case numbers last week, zero deaths, and data delays

Glendale saw its largest spike in new coronavirus infections last week. On Thursday, October 22, 2020, Los Angeles County reported a record spike of 86 new cases in Glendale (70 more than reported the previous day). On Friday and Saturday, Glendale saw cases increase by 75 and 46 respectively. No…

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While City Council Reviews Mural Policy, Self-aggrandizing Ara Najarian Provides Comic Relief

At the September 15, 2020 Special City Council Meeting , Council and Staff discussed the standards and review process for wall murals. It was a very interesting meeting, and worth watching the full broadcast version at the link above. Currently, if a mural design has to undergo review, a number…

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Dan Brotman discusses Glendale’s resolution acknowledging its history as a “sundown town” on NPR’s AirTalk

(Originally posted to Nextdoor 10/17/2020) Also interviewed in the show are: Tanita Harris-Ligons, founder of Black in Glendale (https://www.blackinglendale.org) and member of the Coalition for an Anti-Racist Glendale (https://www.glendaleywca.org/what-were-doing/racialjustice). James W. Loewen, American sociologist, historian, and author of ” Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism.” I have edited…

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Glendale City Councilmember, Ardy Kassakhian, Calls Out Trump and Biden in Tweet

(Originally posted to Nextdoor 10/17/2020) https://twitter.com/ArdyKassakhian/status/1315355201742630912/photo/1 But it seems our Presidential candidates are deaf to the question. Which US United States Presidential candidate will have the guts to recognize #Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh)? @POTUS @JoeBiden Armenian-American voters in swing states like FL, PN, MI, AZ and others want to know. #StopAzeriAggression…

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Ardy Kassakhian speaks about Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict on KPFK 90.7 FM

Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:00 am Total running time: 1:00:09 Host: Maggie LePique Special guests System of a Down’s Serj Tankian, President of Armenia Fund USA, Maria Mahranian, and Councilmember of Glendale CA, Ardy Kassakhian. Discussing the current conflict in Armenia and Azerbaijan to try and better understand the current…

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Glendale fails to stream public meetings; posted to YouTube a day later

If you were looking for the Glendale Housing Authority – October 20, 2020 and Joint City Council & Housing Authority – October 20, 2020 meetings as they were broadcast, they were nowhere to be found. The City of Glendale failed to stream them and had to upload them to YouTube…

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2019 Top 50 salaries for Glendale employees from Transparent California

Below are the Top 50 salaries for Glendale employees as reported by Transparent California. Click any of the links below for access to all 2,332 employee records found. Our Top 12 made over $4.2 Million in total pay and benefits. https://transparentcalifornia.com/salaries/2019/glendale/ Name Job title Regular pay Overtime pay Other pay…

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Glendale City Treasurer, Rafi Manoukian, makes thorough fact-check on Mike Mohill Publication

Posted to MyGlendale October 19, 2020. City Treasurer, Rafi Manoukian responded to statements made in Mike Mohill’s emailed newsletter, in a post titled “Manoukian Responds to Mohill’s Lies.” In addition to his point by point fact-checking, Manoukian makes great points about Measure S, and the election of our City Treasurers….

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Glendale City Council – October 20, 2020

City Council – October 20, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdogW-FxdQw

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