| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:19 PM
As salaries and benefits continue to dampen Glendale’s fiscal health, the City Council gave final approval for a voluntary buyout program aimed to trim down staff at City Hall.
Employees eligible for retirement along with younger workers can...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The city of La Cañada Flintridge recently passed its annual budget for fiscal year 2014-15, reporting annual expenditures of $11.9 million and a general reserve fund of $14.3 million, or 120% of the total operating budget.
La Cañada has maintained a...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Walt Disney Studios' remake of "The Lone Ranger," the masked lawman and his loopy sidekick, Tonto, stop a runaway train, are beaten by bad guys and besieged by scorpions, and blow up a massive bridge with dynamite — all while trying to avenge the...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) told local educators this week to prepare for mid-year budget cuts that will be automatically triggered in December if state revenues fall more than $4 billion below projections.
“If I had to predict, I would...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:55 AM
The Bob Hope Airport Authority voted unanimously to go with a new parking contractor, agreeing with a staff report stating Standard Parking would provide better service, but the decision may reduce staffing levels.
Airport staff pointed out at an...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:23 PM
The California Library Association has named State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) its 2011 Legislator of the Year.
The organization represents public, academic and specialty libraries across the state.
Liu was recognized for her leadership in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Although Glendale has used tens of millions of dollars on capital projects that benefit youth and families in the past decade, officials say there won’t be many opportunities to continue that kind of spending in the near future.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently.
Speaking to the board of...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
| 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...
| 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 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....