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City of Glendale Appoints John Takhtalian to Assistant City Manager

John firmly believes that the lasting relationships developed with residents and colleagues alike have played a fundamental role in his ability to effectively serve the community. This exposure has given him an enormous level of respect for every community member’s contribution to the overall success of the City of Glendale. John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from California State University, Northridge. -- City of Glendale


Consulting. In 2017, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal recognized her as a "Trusted Advisor." She has also been nominated as a "Women in Business" from the same publication. In 2020 and again this year, Baluka was recognized as a "Women of Influence – Accounting" by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Baluka is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant from the Association of Certified Professional Accountants. Baluka received a BS Degree in Accounting and a second BS Degree in Finance, both from California State University, Northridge. -- PR Newswire

Frontier Toyota sold

In the late 1990s he started working in auto sales to help pay for his studies at California State University, Northridge. -- Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Supervisor-Elect Laura Capps Announces 2nd District Staff Appointments

Aguirre has had a jumpstart in her new role by recently joining Hart’s office as district representative/scheduler. She received her bachelor of arts in economics from California State University, Northridge, and is in her first year of law school at the Santa Barbara College of Law. -- Noozhawk

Swanson: Former Pasadena Muir star Jacque Vaughn is right coach for Nets

“He never missed a homework assignment and he never missed a party,” said O’Quinn, who went on to play at Loyola Marymount and Cal State Northridge. “One time in high school, we all went out to a party and had a good time – a great time – and that night, I just happened to wake up at 4 or 5 in the morning, and he’s doing homework.” -- Los Angeles Daily News

Retired businessman is new Shady Cove mayor

Ball’s previous government experience includes the Planning Commission. He was the owner of printing and sign companies before retiring and working part time at the local Ace Hardware. Ball graduated from California State University-Northridge. -- Mail Tribune

Governor Newsom Announces Judicial Appointments 11.7.22

Michael Bishay, 56, of Contra Costa County, has been appointed to serve in an interim appointment as a Judge in the Alameda County Superior Court. Bishay has served as a Commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2018. He served as a Commissioner and Supervising Judicial Officer of Family Law at the San Bernardino County Superior Court from 2014 to 2018 and was a Sole Practitioner from 2001 to 2014. Bishay earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and a Master of Education degree from California State University, Northridge. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Yolanda Northridge. The Governor’s appointment allows him to immediately assume the position he was otherwise elected to begin in January 2023. Bishay is a Democrat. --