| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux.
At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Like dominoes tipping over, one after another, cities — first Vallejo, now San Bernardino, next Compton — are seeking relief from their fiscal incompetence and reckless irresponsibility by hiding behind bankruptcy laws that leave creditors and...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:59 AM
The state rail authority has grossly underestimated future operating costs of California's proposed bullet train, meaning taxpayers potentially will have to provide billions of dollars annually once the system is running, according to an analysis released...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Glendale Community College officials this week welcomed Gov. Jerry Brown’s state budget outlook that for the first time in four years doesn’t include major funding cuts to higher education.
While the state budget isn’t likely to be...
| Feb 17, 2013
As Glendale emerges from a difficult period of economic struggle as a leaner, stronger organization, officials warn there is still more to do to combat ongoing structural imbalances.
Although Glendale is likely to end the fiscal year with a $300,000...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Glendale is counting on state officials to give it about $1.4 million for a redevelopment-related loan over the course of next year as it prepares the city's next budget.
But there's still uncertainty over how much the California Department of Finance...
| 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...