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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Legislators aim for on-time budget

    California lawmakers may have thousands of reasons to pass a state budget on time, something they have done only four times in the last 21 years. Proposition 25, approved by the voters in 2010, docks the pay of state legislators for every day the...
  • Think Again: Why closing libraries is wrong

    While he can’t read yet, my 2-year-old son has a passion for books. Every time he enters my office he heads straight for the bookcase. I blame Glendale’s Casa Verdugo Library children’s program, which he attends every week. Each week,...
  • 710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly

    710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly
    One battle in the war over the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway may soon be over. A bill by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) to restore South Pasadena’s power to block a surface freeway through town has passed in the...
  • Bob Hope parking change may slash jobs

    Bob Hope parking change may slash jobs
    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A tangled Web of local TV

    The next big production to take the world by storm may be filmed right next door — and I’m not just talking to the Burbank neighbors near Warner Bros. and Disney. A cadre of movie wizards could be conjuring the next great fantasy epic in a...
  • Ron Kaye: A legislative system gone awry

    I don’t know how to break this bad news to you, but for all the fun and games our legislators are having in Sacramento these days, the joke is on us — the taxpayers, the residents, workers and students. They may turn to fisticuffs at the...
  • Airport approves budget amid transit center uncertainty

    Airport approves budget amid transit center uncertainty
    Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday approved a $133-million budget for 2011-12 that took into account flat revenues and uncertainty over the cost of a new transit center. The overall budget is $36 million higher than for 2010-11 — in part because...
  • Public shrugs at budget cuts

    A proposed city budget that will slash millions in services and raise an assortment of fees to help bridge an $18-million shortfall prompted few people to address the City Council on Tuesday. The relative silence came during a public hearing Tuesday on a...
  • Gatto says frustration led to his comments

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said Friday he regrets comments he made earlier in the week equating state Controller John Chiang’s decision to freeze lawmakers’ pay during the ongoing budget stalemate to creating a “Banana...
  • Redevelopment agencies face elimination

    Redevelopment agencies face elimination
    The Glendale Redevelopment Agency is preparing for war and a worst-case scenario in the wake of passage by state lawmakers of a budget that could eliminate local redevelopment agencies. Lawmakers voted late Tuesday night to kill all 400-plus...
  • Local firm named on jihadist site

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda. Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....
  • Dems to cut Assemblyman's budget after controversial vote

    Dems to cut Assemblyman's budget after controversial vote
    The only Democratic state Assembly member to oppose his party’s state budget plan last month says that Democratic leaders have now threatened to lay off his entire staff in retaliation for that vote. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D – La...