Tag: Government malfeasance

Dan Brotman addresses public on Ara Najarian’s ‘Winegate’; exposes Mayor Agajanian’s complicity

At the February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting, Councilmember Dan Brotman made comments directly to the viewing public regarding motives behind the ‘Winegate’ fiasco orchestrated by Ara Najarian. This video includes his statement directed to the citizens of Glendale. Mr. Brotman informs us that some with commercial developer interests are…

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Ara Najarian’s ‘Winegate’ “scandal” fizzles at City Council

This is a clip of the full second motion of ‘winegate,’ where Ara Najarian walks the thin line between defaming someone and defamation, at the February 16, 2021 City Council meeting. Council rejected it in a 2 abstain (Brotman, Devine): 1 no (Kassakhian): 2 yes (Najarian, Agajanian) vote. Mr. Najarian…

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Outlook Newspapers: ‘Winegate’ Controversy Engrosses Council

Outlook Newspapers’ Glendale News-Press had especially good coverage of Ara Najarian’s failed over-reactive attempt to to create a scandal designed to impair the Design Review Board. Recall that Ara Najarian made a point of mentioning (threatening) media coverage at the City Council meeting. “More than two hours of discussing what…

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“The Love Doctor” Ara Najarian enjoys a sunset while Glendale residents die of COVID-19

Published to Facebook January 9, 2021 with the message “Peace and Love.” At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, while case and death numbers were rapidly increasing in Glendale, this Glendale City Council member was enjoying a day at the beach and declaring himself “the love doctor.” — Nauseating. On…

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LA Metrolink Chairman and Glendale Councilmember, Ara Najarian, uses Nextdoor’s moderation system to censor public opinion

Ara Najarian is a very busy politician. He was ‘so busy’ that he proposed City Council and staff eliminate one City Council meeting per month, giving city officials a handful of taxpayer-paid days off. With a pretense of needing time to catch up on backed up reports and other city…

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Mike Mohill’s City Council call about Ara Najarian’s censorship on Nextdoor

At the January 12, 2021 Glendale City Council meeting, Ara Najarian’s long-time political adversary, local community newsletter publisher, Mike Mohill called in to bring attention to the repeated censorship tactics practiced by the councilmember. Mr. Najarian has a growing record of using such tactics on Nextdoor to prevent the greater…

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Glendale posts Council agenda 12 days in advance. The unintended benefit of taking 20 days off?

On December 31, 2020 Ardy Kassakhian posted on Twitter: “Meeting agendas ready 12 days before the actual scheduled meeting. Let’s make this a regular occurrence so the public has a chance to see what’s coming up for a vote. #transparency#LocalGov “ I agree that the public should have plenty of…

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@MyGlendale tweets wrong COVID-19 death count, only off by six human lives

Today @MyGlendale tweeted a series of nine COVID-19 messages to the public. In their final message, they pled for the public to consider those who have lost their lives in Glendale to COVID-19, citing 225 people who have died from the disease. Unfortunately, their data was two days old, and…

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