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  • Glendale closer to 'fighting weight' with latest budget snapshot

    Glendale's first budget snapshot of the year marks a shift from the doom-and-gloom that pervaded City Hall over the summer as officials closed a $15.4-million budget gap, largely through staff reductions. According to the quarterly budget update...
  • Schiff: JPL open house suspension result of "extremely poor" federal fiscal policy

    Schiff: JPL open house suspension result of "extremely poor" federal fiscal policy
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday expressed just as much disappointment regarding the suspension of the annual open house at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as just about everyone else in the science community. The Los Angeles Times reported...
  • Pension cost rise threatens Glendale's budget

    Glendale officials warned this week that planned changes to how the state's pension agency calculates contribution rates will have a significant impact on a city still recovering from a prolonged recession. The California Public Employees' Retirement...
  • News-Press Editorial: Have a special election, already

    News-Press Editorial: Have a special election, already
    The City Council appears determined to appoint a replacement to seat left vacant by Rafi Manoukian, who was recently elected city treasurer instead of scheduling an immediate special election, even as they admit the latter option is the preference of...
  • JPL open house, felled by sequestration, costs about $400,000

    JPL open house, felled by sequestration, costs about $400,000
    Bracing for “significant impacts” to funding for public outreach programs next year, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory decided to cancel its hugely popular open house in June. The cost savings? Roughly $400,000 for the two-day event. The...
  • Space budget takes a hit

    Space budget takes a hit
    President Obama's budget proposal, unveiled on Wednesday, would cut funding for planetary exploration at NASA by roughly $200 million, although it still funds several high profile missions being planned out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada...
  • California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes

    California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes
    Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    The candidates vying to represent Burbank and Glendale in the state Assembly agree on the need to create jobs, but differ in their paths toward righting the economy and fixing the state budget crisis. In written answers to questions from the Glendale...
  • Portantino swings toward Brown proposal

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) was alone among the state’s Democrats Wednesday when he voted against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to gut the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies. But after a meeting with the...
  • Ron Kaye: Like it or not, change has arrived

    You are the lucky ones and you probably don’t even know it. And if you do, you probably don’t appreciate it. Hard times are here for cities across California, and they are going to get harder in the years ahead. Costa Mesa has sent pink...
  • Gatto offers potentially sunny budget forecast

    Gatto offers potentially sunny budget forecast
    Lawmakers will not approve a state budget for weeks and may not complete one until after the November election, Assemblyman Mike Gatto told a crowd of 30 Saturday in Glendale. Gatto's forecast came during a town hall meeting in which he touted...
  • Supervisor calls for 'structural overhaul'

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich slammed state lawmakers on Wednesday at an economic summit at Woodbury College in Burbank, blaming them for much of the financial stress that has forced local governments to shed jobs and cut services. The...