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Paul Krekorian

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  • Discovery of $43 million prompts city oversight of 'special funds'

    Following the discovery of nearly $43 million that accumulated unnoticed for 17 years in a Transportation Department account, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian called Tuesday for more transparency for other so-called special funds that he said...
  • Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity

    Ron Kaye: Valley COG is a missed opportunity
    The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill. Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
  • Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition

    Ron Kaye: Brains, talent, too much ambition
    In the costliest and most vicious City Council race of the Los Angeles election season, the battle for Hollywood has shattered beliefs about Armenian solidarity, with Paul Krekorian's role seen as causing deep rifts in the community. Little Armenia in...
  • On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard

    On Education: Glendale school board not quite the political springboard
    Glendale Unified school board members are 0-2 in consecutive 43rd Assembly District races. Local businessman and Republican candidate Greg Krikorian last week resumed his seat on the dais at district headquarters after conceding to Democratic incumbent...
  • L.A. Councilman Says Office Flooded with 'Topless Maids' Calls

    BURBANK, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles city councilman claims his office has been flooded with calls that were forwarded by a topless maid service. Councilman Paul Krekorian says the calls started pouring in after a picture of a hot pink van advertising...
  • L.A. Takes Unclaimed Parking Ticket Money Owed to Drivers

    L.A. Takes Unclaimed Parking Ticket Money Owed to Drivers
    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles City Council last month seized more than $56,000 set aside for motorists who had successfully challenged their parking tickets, using the small sum to help patch a big budget hole. Now some at City Hall are questioning...
  • L.A. looks to ban possession of high-capacity gun magazines

    The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to draft a law prohibiting the possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines, sparking lawsuit threats from two gun rights organizations. On an 11-0 vote, the council called for an ordinance labeling the...
  • L. A. City Council to consider tighter ammunition laws

    L. A. City Council to consider tighter ammunition laws
    Saying the public is beyond frustrated, members of the Los Angeles City Council's public safety committee agreed Friday to make it illegal to possess the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines that were used to kill 20 schoolchildren and six adults in...
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Crash that Led to Electrocutions

    Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Crash that Led to Electrocutions
    VALLEY VILLAGE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular manslaughter charges related to the deaths of two women who were electrocuted when they tried to render aid after he crashed into a light pole. Arman Samsonian...
  • Crowd protests killer's release

    Crowd protests killer's release
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax. The murder of Gurgen Markarian occurred in...
  • Krekorian: In Azerbaijan, murder of Armenians is 'encouraged, celebrated and rewarded'

    Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian – a former state assemblyman for the 43rd District – issued a letter Thursday expressing his “shock and anger” over Azerbaijan’s recent pardon of one of its own military officers,...
  • Ron Kaye: The Gatto plot thickens

    The clumsy statements by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's political team denying that he ran a slate of delegates for the 43rd Assembly District's seats at the state Democratic Party convention — and that challengers were threatened and intimidated —...