Tag: Paula Devine

An open letter to Mike Mohill

Mr. Mohill, In recent months you’ve published several of my comments in your newsletter. I would appreciate if you make clear to your readers your practice of copying my comments from the Nextdoor social media platform. You tend to represent comments made on social media as having been sent to…

Continue Reading An open letter to Mike Mohill

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…

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

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…

Continue Reading Outlook Newspapers: ‘Winegate’ Controversy Engrosses Council

Holiday greeting from our City Council members

Earlier this month as the holiday season began, City Council attended the 2020 virtual Glendale Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony. Each councilmember expressed their holiday greetings to the residents of Glendale, which was followed by clips of the tree lighting event from previous years. A few of the council members spoke…

Continue Reading Holiday greeting from our City Council members

COVID-19: Councilmember Ara Najarian Proposes Pseudo Health Department to Circumvent LA County Restrictions

Ara Najarian shows us exactly how much importance he places on the health and well-being of Glendale citizens. Najarian proposed the creation of a pseudo-health department which Glendale can lay claim to by “meeting the qualification and check the boxes.” His motivation was NOT FOR THE SAKE OF PUBLIC HEALTH,…

Continue Reading COVID-19: Councilmember Ara Najarian Proposes Pseudo Health Department to Circumvent LA County Restrictions

Councilmember Ara Najarian Unfamiliar with Proposal, Shows His Apathy for Rancho: About That Tram Part 2

At the September 22, 2020 City Council meeting, Paula Devine made a motion to request staff for a report on “a proposed tram in Griffith Park which could negatively impact our Rancho area.” Attempting to sound as if he had something to add on the topic, Ara Najarian demonstrated that…

Continue Reading Councilmember Ara Najarian Unfamiliar with Proposal, Shows His Apathy for Rancho: About That Tram Part 2

Paula Devine advocates for Riverside Rancho and surrounding areas: About that Tram (part 1)

At the September 22, 2020 City Council meeting, Paula Devine made a motion to request staff for a report on “a proposed tram in Griffith Park which could negatively impact our Rancho area.” She cited the negative affects the Los Angeles project could have upon the local equestrian community and…

Continue Reading Paula Devine advocates for Riverside Rancho and surrounding areas: About that Tram (part 1)

Glendale City Council Adopts Resolution Recognizing the Independence of the Republic of Artsakh

On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the Glendale City Council adopted a Resolution recognizing the independence of the Republic of Artsakh and formally called upon the President of the United States and U.S. Congress to recognize the independence of the Republic of Artsakh for the purpose of bringing peace and stability…

Continue Reading Glendale City Council Adopts Resolution Recognizing the Independence of the Republic of Artsakh