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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Burbank, Glendale schools hold breath over budget

    Despite plans by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend roughly $1.6 billion more on education, local school officials this week remained only cautiously optimistic about their financial prospects. The additional funding included in Brown's budget revision...
  • Budget depends on state payback

    Glendale is counting on state officials to give it about $1.4 million for a redevelopment-related loan over the course of next year as it prepares the city's next budget. But there's still uncertainty over how much the California Department of Finance...
  • Glendale Community College still antsy, despite improved state budget outlook

    Glendale Community College still antsy, despite improved state budget outlook
    Glendale Community College officials this week welcomed Gov. Jerry Brown’s state budget outlook that for the first time in four years doesn’t include major funding cuts to higher education. While the state budget isn’t likely to be...
  • Local education officials wary of funding changes in governor's budget proposal

    School officials in Glendale and Burbank are awaiting more details on Gov. Jerry Brown’s new budget before passing judgment, pointing out that the spending plan includes major changes to how districts will get funding for the first time in decades....
  • 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...
  • Think Again: Why closing libraries is wrong

    While he can’t read yet, my 2-year-old son has a passion for books. Every time he enters my office he heads straight for the bookcase. I blame Glendale’s Casa Verdugo Library children’s program, which he attends every week. Each week,...
  • Crescenta Valley water officials set stage for rate increases, $10M in bonds

    The Crescenta Valley Water District this week adopted a budget built on at least two rate increases and an additional $10 million in bonds to help maintain aging infrastructure. The board of directors on Tuesday voted 3 to 1 to adopt the budget,...
  • Councilman criticizes selection of DeBell oversight committee

    A committee set up this week to oversee the struggling DeBell Golf Club has been criticized by Councilman David Gordon for being composed of some of the same people who were charged with monitoring course’s financial health in the first place....
  • Portantino says he's being punished for vote

    Portantino says he's being punished for vote
    The only Democratic state Assembly member to oppose his party’s budget plan last month says that Democratic leaders have threatened to temporarily lay off his staff in retaliation for that vote. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada...
  • Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down

    Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down
    WEST GLENDALE — Catholic Charities officials have closed the day labor center across from the Home Depot in Glendale after the city, facing a multi-million budget deficit, cut its subsidy for the center. Created at a time when Glendale banned...
  • Hard choices face city budgeters

    Hard choices face city budgeters
    The upcoming budget cycle will bring hard decisions for the Burbank City Council, pitting funds for firefighters and homeless services against library hours and animal shelters. Last year for the first time, the city tapped its stabilization fund,...
  • 710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly

    710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly
    One battle in the war over the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway may soon be over. A bill by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) to restore South Pasadena’s power to block a surface freeway through town has passed in the...