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Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters Endorsements for Glendale City Council

For Immediate Release: 16 March 2017

Media Contact:  Shona Ganguly, shona@lalcv.net


Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters Endorsements for Glendale City Council


GLENDALE, CA – The Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV) – which has supported pro-environment municipal candidates in Los Angeles County for more than three decades – announced its endorsements for two Glendale City Council seats in the upcoming April 4th election.


“Ara Najarian and Grant Michals have each demonstrated a commitment and ability to shape city policies vital to environmental, public health and quality-of-life issues – from clean air and clean energy, to accessible parks and more effective waste reduction and landfill diversion, ” said LALCV Director Susana Reyes, who led the organization’s endorsement team for the Glendale City Council race.


“Councilmember Ara Najarian has a proven record of delivering for his constituents on sustainable land use and transportation policy,” said Reyes.


“Grant Michals is committed to addressing growth and overdevelopment and the associated impacts of traffic, pollution, gentrification, water quality, and waste,” said Reyes. “He has seen first hand the devastation caused by lack of vision and planning.”


Najarian was first elected to Glendale City Council in 2003 and in 2006, was elected to represent the north cities of L.A. County on the Los Angeles Metro (MTA) Board of Directors, where he served as the Chairperson in 2009 and 2010. Michals chaired the Glendale Clean and Beautiful, and the Glendale Homeowners Coordinating Council and was an appointed to the Glendale Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission, and the Public Safety Advisory Commission.


For more information on LALCV’s endorsements – including links to endorsed candidates’ websites – please visit www.LALCV.org.



About the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters

Founded in 1976, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV) is dedicated to electing leadership in Los Angeles County to preserve, protect and enhance the environment. LALCV has helped elect more than 100 pro-environment officials throughout the county. LALCV endorsements are determined by its all-volunteer Board, which is composed of Los Angeles County residents committed to advancing environmental priorities.


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