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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Assembly releases spending records

    Responding to legal and political pressure to reveal the staff budgets of individual members of the Assembly and state Senate, Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) unleashed an avalanche of financial information Friday evening that the...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • Portantino swings toward Brown proposal

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada 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...
  • Glendale officials adjust Beeline service

    Glendale officials adjust Beeline service
    In a unique move, a portion of a Glendale bus line that faced elimination due to high operating costs will be replaced by a taxi service. “This is totally out of the box,” said city Transit Manager Kathryn Engel. Prior to the move,...
  • 40 workers laid off at JPL as Congress puts the squeeze on funding

    40 workers laid off at JPL as Congress puts the squeeze on funding
    Federal funding cuts continue to impact the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge, where 40 workers were laid off last week, the latest notch in a prolonged period of cutbacks for the agency. It was the second round of layoffs this year for...
  • Blue line gets a little thicker

    Blue line gets a little thicker
    The Burbank Police Department welcomed four new officers last week and promoted three others from within to the ranks of sergeant, lieutenant and captain. Even with the new officers and promotions, the department still has seven vacant positions, which...
  • Legislators aim for on-time budget

    California lawmakers may have thousands of reasons to pass a state budget on time, something they have done only four times in the last 21 years. Proposition 25, approved by the voters in 2010, docks the pay of state legislators for every day 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,...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A tangled Web of local TV

    The next big production to take the world by storm may be filmed right next door — and I’m not just talking to the Burbank neighbors near Warner Bros. and Disney. A cadre of movie wizards could be conjuring the next great fantasy epic in a...
  • Ron Kaye: Trouble even in paradise

    The bumpy roads and broken sidewalks and overgrown trees end when you leave the city limits of Los Angeles and enter Burbank or Glendale — there should be signs saying, "Welcome to Paradise." In contrast to the warring factions — business,...