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  • Budget woes could affect local companies

    Local businesses could lose millions of dollars — with Nestle USA alone standing to lose more than $144 million — according to a report released recently by a national nonprofit that outlined the potential local economic impact if $500 billion...
  • Burbank Unified faces grim future

    Burbank Unified faces grim future
    Burbank Unified officials cast a dire future for local schools during a community meeting Thursday. After years of state budget cuts, the district is preparing to slash its budget again and may lay off teachers and staff, increase class sizes and...
  • Budget cuts will mean added pressure on summer meals program in Burbank

    Budget cuts will mean added pressure on summer meals program in Burbank
    Local families dependent on free and reduced-price school meals could find it harder to keep their children fed this summer. The city of Burbank will not be offering its summer parks program and complementary free meals due to budget cuts, officials...
  • City cuts free meal program for children

    City cuts free meal program for children
    Local families dependent on free and reduced-price school meals could find it harder to keep their children fed this summer. The city of Burbank will not be offering its summer parks program and complimentary free meals due to budget cuts, officials...
  • Budget woes put Burbank parents in a daze

    Budget woes put Burbank parents in a daze
    When Andrea Bird was laid off from her retail job last year, the single mom could no longer afford after-school activities for her son and pulled him out of karate and soccer. While hunting for a job and trying to fight foreclosure on her home, she has...
  • Schools' financial struggles continue

    Schools' financial struggles continue
    GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs. In other words, they're not out of the woods. In...
  • Police draft budget cuts

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Department on Tuesday proposed $1.87 million in budget cuts, which include suspending its helicopter program, eliminating positions and reducing animal shelter hours. The proposals, whose savings range from $1.1...
  • Glendale police chief to consolidate divisions to cut costs

    Glendale police chief to consolidate divisions to cut costs
    Top commanders at the Glendale Police Department plan to roll out new changes starting Sunday that include a reduction in the number of command divisions and creating two detective pools. The Police Department’s four divisions — field,...
  • 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...
  • City wins in Glendale ranger lay-off case

    Glendale has prevailed in federal court after a jury found the city’s decision to lay off two former parks officials was due to budget pressures, not, as alleged in a lawsuit, because the pair had complained about their boss. Russell Hauck and Eric...
  • Ron Kaye: The happiness factor

    Depending on which side of the Great Divide you’re on, unions — especially public employee unions — should be abolished or the bankers and corporate CEOs should be locked up in jail and the keys thrown away. Maybe we have been at war so...
  • Ron Kaye: We're at war with ourselves

    All politics is local — even wars halfway around the world in Iraq and Afghanistan. The point comes home with force as we watch our elected officials at every level grapple with a third year of massive budget deficits that are forcing drastic cuts...