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  • 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...
  • Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'

    Cuts to local schools loom, but Prop. 30 passage 'doesn't make it any worse'
    When Proposition 30 passed this week with 54% of the vote, it came with the promise of no mid-year cuts to schools. But the success of the tax measure underscores the remaining burden on local school officials who still wrestle with the consequences of...
  • Glendale closer to 'fighting weight' with latest budget snapshot

    Glendale's first budget snapshot of the year marks a shift from the doom-and-gloom that pervaded City Hall over the summer as officials closed a $15.4-million budget gap, largely through staff reductions. According to the quarterly budget update...
  • 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...
  • Courthouse overhaul to be reviewed

    Courthouse overhaul to be reviewed
    Faced with a statewide budget crisis, a high panel of judges agreed this week to allow 13 planned court construction projects, including an overhaul of Glendale's facility, to be reassessed in an effort to cut costs. The state's Court Facilities...
  • Congress looks at boosting JPL budget

    Congress looks at boosting JPL budget
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s missions to Mars have gotten a boost from congressional leaders, who this week found up to $100 million more for NASA’s planetary science program. The White House’s initial proposal for the 2013 NASA budget...
  • Glendale attempts to find 'new normal' amid steep budget cuts

    As officials started the arduous process on Monday of figuring out how to close a projected $15.4-million budget gap, City Manager Scott Ochoa warned that Glendale was facing a “new normal” — and it’s not pretty. Last year, when...
  • Brown's budget proposal could sideline Glendale courthouse project

    Brown's budget proposal could sideline Glendale courthouse project
    Plans for a new for a new $123.9-million courthouse in Glendale could get iced by Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal. His spending plan, unveiled Monday, freezes construction of new courthouses for one year, sharply cuts health and welfare...
  • Glendale pushes early retirement to minimize employee lay-offs

    Glendale pushes early retirement to minimize employee lay-offs
    Glendale needs about 150 employees to retire by Sept. 1 in order to minimize the amount of layoffs that would be needed to close a $15.4-million budget gap for next fiscal year, officials said this week. At a special budget session at City Hall on...
  • La Cañada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Cañada 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 Cañada district can...
  • Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of budget uncertainty

    Feinstein meets 'Mohawk Guy,' tells JPL workers of  budget uncertainty
    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....