| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The Montrose Shopping Park Assn. budget has, for the first time, surpassed the half-million dollar mark, the latest sign that the once-struggling business improvement district has turned a corner.
“It’s the biggest ever,” Dale Dawson,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:55 PM
When Proposition 30 passed this week with 54% of the vote, it came with the promise of no mid-year cuts to schools. But the success of the tax measure underscores the remaining burden on local school officials who still wrestle with the consequences of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:53 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2011
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.
| Oct 12, 2010
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2010
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...