May 10, 2013
This is an apology: “I have offended the people of Glendale and I am sorry for this.” This is not an apology: “If I have not gone far enough, let me be clear: I apologize to anyone who may have been offended by my past comments. I'm truly sorry.” Councilman Zareh Sinanyan doesn't “maybe” offend the people of Glendale; he offends the people of Glendale. Sinanyan hasn't “maybe” gone far enough in his apologies; he's not gone far enough in his apologies. Any reparation Sinanyan has offered for his words and ensuing (non)
April 30, 2013
Now that Zareh Sinanyan has won the election to the Glendale City Council, he offers a heartless apology that rings as hollow as his initial denial. Sinanyan's history of hate consisted of more than five years of dangerously ignorant and threatening online language toward women, homosexuals and Muslims. He can't make this go away just because the story refuses to die. Vincent Frias Montrose
April 5, 2013
If the official election results have him remaining in the top three, I ask that Zareh J. Sinanyan's first act as a Glendale City Council member-elect be either an unequivocal and verifiable denial that the controversial online postings are his, or a sincere and contrite apology for them. Anything short of this leaves the city of Glendale in an embarrassing situation, under a cloud of hatred and ignorance. Roberta Medford Montrose
June 4, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a man but then walked away, apologizing for having interrupted a conversation. The victim told police he was standing next to a car at Jack in the Box, 1131 E. Colorado St., at about 11:45 p.m. Thursday when a man walked up behind him, lifting his shirt to show a gun in his waistband. He demanded money but then apparently noticed the victim was talking to a woman in the car, according to a police report.
May 15, 2002
Tim Willert GLENDALE CITY HALL -- Several Glendale tenants facing rent increases and uninhabitable living conditions received some relief from their landlord Tuesday. Speaking at Tuesday's City Council meeting, a representative of the apartment complex at 504 Hill Drive apologized to the tenants and said he would return their May rent. The tenants, one of whom was forced to leave when her unit was yellow-tagged by the city, were profiled in a series of stories last week in the News-Press.
February 8, 2001
As a result of Paul Carney's Jan. 16 letter, he has become the whipping boy of choice for a rather large segment of the population of our fair city. I was pleased to read Mr. Carney's letter of apology regarding his offensive letter. He readily admitted his ignorance of the issue he addressed. It is refreshing, indeed, to have someone admit that they were in error and then apologize for offending a large segment of our population. This shows that Mr. Carney is mature enough to be teachable and is open to other points of view.
May 21, 2013
Re: Zareh Sinanyan. The story gets old and boring. We all make mistakes. The man is sorry and apologized. I, for one, can forgive and let Sinanyan do his job. He's a smart person and will bring good to the city. Give an apology a chance. I did and so did our friends. Helen K. Lucas Glendale
March 20, 2001
Paul Carney is right in his letter of March 1. The man has made a mistake in his first letter to the Glendale News-Press (Jan. 16), has realized and admitted his ignorance of the subject and offensive nature of his letter and has offered his "heartfelt apology" for it in his letter of Jan. 26. That should be it. The Armenian community should accept his apology, forgive him and let him enjoy his life within the Glendale...
February 6, 2001
The Glendale News-Press has nothing to apologize for. The Community Forum page is just that -- a page where people air their opinions an voice their concerns. We may not agree on every issue and that's what makes the Forum interesting. The last thing we need is censorship of our letters. Paul Carney wrote an apology of deep regret for setting off such a barrage of ugly writings. His words should be accepted sow we can get on with making Glendale a new utopia.
April 2, 2008
The relationship between the city of Glendale and the Glendale Unified School District has been in the headlines lately (“No end yet for school board, council fight,” Thursday) as well as on the minds of the joint constituency, which these two organizations share. I commend the Glendale News-Press for its thoughtful reporting of this important issue. The overwhelming support from the city of Glendale, financial and otherwise, which is enjoyed by our Glendale schools, is, by comparison to many cities, as gratifying as it is rare.