| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The Glendale Unified school board — still uncertain over how state funding will impact local schools — approved a “placeholder” budget for 2013-14 on Tuesday that eventually could include a pay raise for employees who have gone...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:07 PM
La Cañada Flintridge City Manager Mark Alexander is quick to point out that City Council members drive decision-making and he's quick to give his staff the credit for jobs well-done. But legacies — even quiet ones — aren't built to be ignored....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The La Cañada Unified School District will receive $1.5 million more in revenue from the state this school year than it did last year but will still be operating with an $800,000 deficit, according to a final budget passed Tuesday night.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Glendale schools experienced a slight dip in test scores in English and math, keeping pace with a statewide trend that some education officials blame on drastic budget cuts in school districts throughout California.
In Glendale, 70% of students tested...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:26 AM
After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night.
But even as the city prepares to move forward...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:25 PM
La Cañada Flintridge City Council members gave the green light to a variety of public projects and doled out money to several community groups on Monday while keeping the budget for the next year relatively conservative.
City staff recommended that...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:43 PM
President Obama's budget proposal, unveiled on Wednesday, would cut funding for planetary exploration at NASA by roughly $200 million, although it still funds several high profile missions being planned out of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday expressed just as much disappointment regarding the suspension of the annual open house at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as just about everyone else in the science community.
The Los Angeles Times reported...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Glendale officials warned this week that planned changes to how the state's pension agency calculates contribution rates will have a significant impact on a city still recovering from a prolonged recession.
The California Public Employees' Retirement...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:24 PM
The City Council appears determined to appoint a replacement to seat left vacant by Rafi Manoukian, who was recently elected city treasurer instead of scheduling an immediate special election, even as they admit the latter option is the preference of...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:42 AM
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.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's annual open house allows space geeks and budding young scientists a rare peek inside the missions behind the La Cañada Flintridge facility.
But the popular event, scheduled for June 8 and 9, has been canceled because of...