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  • Improved test scores are more important than they look

    That Burbank and Glendale teachers were able to wring improvements in math and English-language test scores from their students under the weight of budget cuts is a testament to their drive and spirit. Despite millions in state education funding cuts and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Councilman criticizes selection of DeBell oversight committee

    A committee set up this week to oversee the struggling DeBell Golf Club has been criticized by Councilman David Gordon for being composed of some of the same people who were charged with monitoring course’s financial health in the first place....
  • Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down

    Budget deficit forces day labor center to shut down
    WEST GLENDALE — Catholic Charities officials have closed the day labor center across from the Home Depot in Glendale after the city, facing a multi-million budget deficit, cut its subsidy for the center. Created at a time when Glendale banned...
  • 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: Balancing conflicting interests in water war

    Don’t kid yourself, people will kill, or risk being killed, for just about anything of value. They’ll take that risk for money, for land, for gold, for diamonds — even for water. Water, more than anything in our desert climate in...
  • Cuts shutter Glendale, Burbank court rooms

    Cuts shutter Glendale, Burbank court rooms
    Two Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom closures announced this week in Burbank and Glendale could affect services for thousands of residents, officials said. Court officials closed Glendale's Department 3, which handled all civil limited matters,...
  • 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...
  • Gatto warns of trigger cuts

    Gatto warns of trigger cuts
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) told local educators this week to prepare for mid-year budget cuts that will be automatically triggered in December if state revenues fall more than $4 billion below projections. “If I had to predict, I would...
  • Ron Kaye: Will this election bring change, or status quo?

    Before you mark your ballot in Tuesday's election, think about what the governor and Legislature have wrought by killing redevelopment agencies without a clear plan on how the $5 billion a year in taxes flowing to them will be split, or how and when the...
  • Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions

    Schiff vows to fight budget impacts to NASA deep space missions
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today announced his opposition to any budget cuts at NASA that would threaten the agency's planetary science programs, including missions to Jupiter's icy moon and Mars. In a statement, Schiff said he met with NASA...