| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:59 PM
City pensions and looming electricity rate increases were front and center Saturday as 10 of the 13 candidates for City Council faced off at the first election forum of the campaign season.
In front of about 80 people at the Oakmont Country Club,...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently.
Speaking to the board of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:03 PM
The insurer of a construction company hired to repair Glendale slopes after the 2005 mudslide has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the city, claiming the contractor was underpaid for excavation work that turned out to be much more intensive than...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Hundreds of Burbank city employees have received a collective $4 million in bonuses since July 2007, according to documents the city fought in court to keep out of public view.
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in May ordered city officials to...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport voted overwhelmingly this week to unionize, setting the stage for contract negotiations they hope will result in higher wages and improved benefits.
Thirty-one maintenance workers will now join International...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 5:24 PM
City executives have rejected a grievance filed by the city’s police union that claims the reorganization of the Burbank Police Department has dramatically reduced staffing levels, affected officer response times and distressed the workforce. They...