| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) toured NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Thursday afternoon, one day after Gov. Jerry Brown visited the La Cañada Flintridge campus.
One of her first questions for scientists was about Mars’ current climate....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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....
| Sep 2, 2012
In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers.
And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Volunteers with the liberal advocacy group MoveOn.orgpassed out hundreds of pink slips near the Americana at Brand Thursday as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight what organizers claimed were the job-killing policies of Republican presidential...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Officials can continue to transfer millions of dollars from Glendale’s electric utility to pay for general public services, and at the same time increase electricity rates without a public vote, according to a legal analysis of both practices...
| 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.
| Jun 3, 2011
| 5:41 PM
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.
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:36 AM
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,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:40 PM
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....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:53 PM
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 Cañada...