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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Q&A: La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander

    Q&A: La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander
    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....
  • LCUSD passes final budget and resolution to include Sagebrush area

    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. School board...
  • Glendale standardized test scores dip

    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...
  • Report: City spending on track in first quarter

    Following a massive restructuring last year, most Glendale city departments have cut back on their spending in the first quarter of this fiscal year, which began July 1, according to a city report reviewed by the City Council Tuesday.. The...
  • La Cañada cuts some checks for community groups, public projects

    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...
  • Funding restored by House committee would impact JPL missions

    Funding restored by House committee would impact JPL missions
    The House Appropriations Committee has restored nearly $100 million to NASA’s planetary science division, which funds missions at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge, officials announced Thursday. “It’s definitely good...
  • 'The Lone Ranger' is an expensive gamble for Walt Disney Studios

    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...
  • Legal opinion backs money transfers from Glendale electric utility

    Legal opinion backs money transfers from Glendale electric utility
    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...
  • Volunteers take on Romney

    Volunteers take on Romney
    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...
  • Glendale adopts new $170.7-million General Fund budget

    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...
  • School board passes tentative budget

    School board passes tentative budget
    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...
  • Local education officials wary of funding changes in governor's budget proposal

    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....