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  • Glendale class size proposal brings protests

    Angst over how the state budget will impact Glendale Unified boiled over this week among parents concerned about a cost-saving proposal to increase class sizes for third-graders. But district administrators say the plan is only a preliminary effort that...
  • 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...
  • GCC budget looking better

    Glendale Community College may be approaching the light at the end of the tunnel. As part of a tentative draft of the 2013-14 budget this week, college officials predict more students and more classes this fall. Although college officials still have...
  • La Caņada Unified School District takes on Governor Brown plan

    As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Caņada Unified School District officials are partnering with Democratic state legislators and other districts to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for distributing state money and $6 billion in...
  • More deficits for Glendale, but smaller

    Over the next five years, Glendale may still face multi-million dollar budget gaps, even if revenues from property and sales taxes continue to climb at a steady rate, city officials said at a budget meeting Tuesday. But unlike in recent years, the...
  • City wins in Glendale ranger lay-off case

    Glendale has prevailed in federal court after a jury found the city’s decision to lay off two former parks officials was due to budget pressures, not, as alleged in a lawsuit, because the pair had complained about their boss. Russell Hauck and Eric...
  • Glendale officials to see black ink

    Glendale officials say they expect the city to end the fiscal year next month $3.9 million in the black — money that could be used to shore up worker compensation and other funds that are in severe need of replenishment. In addition to the surplus...
  • After years of deep budget cuts in Glendale, fiscal stability 'is on the horizon'

    Having slashed the municipal workforce to its lowest level since the 1990s, Glendale has settled on a new $170.7-million General Fund budget to pay for everything from libraries to police and fire services. After years of spending cuts induced by a...
  • 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...
  • No E-ticket for JPL

    No E-ticket for JPL
    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual open house allows space geeks and budding young scientists a rare peek inside the missions behind the La Caņada Flintridge facility. But the popular event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, has been canceled because of...
  • Glendale Unified faces grim future

    Glendale Unified faces grim future
    [Oct. 10, 2012: This post has been corrected, see below for details.] The message to Glendale Unified parents on Monday night was dire: The school district's budget is so weak that officials will have no choice but to cut personnel and increase class...
  • La Caņada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Caņada Unified School District's future. If voters approve Proposition 30, which raises sales tax to 7.5% and hikes income tax on individuals making more than $250,000 a year, the La Caņada district can...