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  • Gov. Brown has been too generous

    Did I vote for Jerry Brown because he was a frugal politician? He seems to be very generous with our money — the people’s money. The campaign assistance he got from the prison guards was generous. Then his generosity extended to a few of...
  • Political Landscape: Governor rules on last-minute bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed several pieces of legislation by local lawmakers just before the Oct. 9 deadline, including a controversial firearm bill, but vetoed others, such as one designed to put more rapists behind bars. The new firearm law authored by...
  • Man who fatally shot La Crescenta girl on prom night gets parole

    A man who shot a 17-year-old La Crescenta high school girl to death after her prom night celebration has been granted parole despite opposition from the Orange County district attorney’s office. Paul Crowder has been in prison for nearly 20 years...
  • With redevelopment money frozen, cities forced to tap into general fund

    Burbank and Glendale have committed to spending a combined $1.3 million in general fund money on projects and programs that would normally have been paid for with redevelopment funds — a consequence of the legal standstill over Sacramento’s...
  • 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...
  • Randy Adams, former Glendale police chief, cracks public pension Top 10

    Randy Adams, former Glendale police chief, cracks public pension Top 10
    The number of former public employees making more than $100,000 a year in retirement from California’s largest public pension system has jumped 99% in the last two years. The Orange County Register calculated that there are 12,199 retirees in the...
  • Brown blocks parole for killer of CV student in 1991

    Gov. Jerry Brown has revoked a decision to grant parole to a man who in 1991 shot and killed a 17-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student on prom night, essentially upholding the same decision made by his predecessor. The O.C. Register is reporting...
  • Blog Archive: La Cañada Unified School District Election

    Blog Archive: La Cañada Unified School District Election
    [1:24 a.m.] The La Cañada Unified school board race looks to be headed for a recount, with the second and third place candidates separated by a dozen votes. Full story.   [11:57 p.m.] With 14 of 15 precincts counted, Ellen Multari and Jeanne Broberg...
  • Liu named 'Legislator of the Year'

    Liu named 'Legislator of the Year'
    The California Library Association has named State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) its 2011 Legislator of the Year. The organization represents public, academic and specialty libraries across the state. Liu was recognized for her leadership in...
  • Congress cuts future funding for California's bullet train

    Congress cuts future funding for California's bullet train
    The U.S. Senate approved a package of legislation Thursday night that eliminates future funding for high-speed rail projects, including the California bullet train. The vote, coming after a similar vote in the House of Representatives, leaves the future...
  • California high-speed rail funding could be in jeopardy

    California high-speed rail funding could be in jeopardy
    The Legislature should not authorize the issuance of $6 billion in bonds to start building California's $98.5-billion bullet train project, a state-appointed review panel says in a key report to be released later Tuesday. The conclusion by the California...
  • La Cañada Unified eyes challenges

    It's not easy being a high-performing school district in an affluent community. The La Cañada Unified School District, whose students have the second-highest test scores of any K-12 district in the state, is facing several financial challenges. While...