putting people on television just brings out the worst in people. The
audience and board members just seem to go on and on when they're on
television. We don't waste time with people grandstanding, from the
podium or from the board seats."
-- Glendale Community College trustee board President Victor King,
on posting audio recordings of meetings online.
"As members they have the right to not be happy with what we do.
[Teachers are] not privy to what the bargaining team does. In all
decision-making things not everyone is going to be happy. I'm
representing 1,400 teachers. Getting a salary increase higher than
the district offered, having health benefits and a one-time bonus
will satisfy the majority of the members I represent."
-- Glendale Teachers Assn. President Sandra Fink, on the 2.75% pay
raise and .75% bonus retroactive to July 1, 2004.
"Juan has been using drugs for a long time and has started
-- Carmelita Ochoa Alvarez, on the state-of-mind of her husband,
Juan Alvarez, three months before he left his SUV in the path of an
oncoming Metrolink commuter train in an attempt to commit suicide.