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  • Redevelopment important to infrastructure

    With the announcement of his proposed new budget, Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for the closing of the individual redevelopment agencies across the state, and tapping those redevelopment funds to fill a portion of the state budget gap. Well, what exactly...
  • 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...
  • Mental health costs shift to schools

    Local school officials say they are preparing to temporarily absorb approximately $2 million in costs for mental health services rendered to school-aged children that previously were covered by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. The...
  • Portantino swings toward Brown proposal

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) was alone among the state’s Democrats Wednesday when he voted against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to gut the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies. But after a meeting with the...
  • Cities could be swamped by more than 9,000 parolees

    Cities in Los Angeles County could be liable for the supervision of more than 9,000 parolees under a proposed budget plan that would eliminate and shift a significant portion of state responsibilities to local governments. Glendale police have already...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
  • California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes

    California community colleges to slash enrollment, classes
    Facing a state funding cut of up to 10%, California's community colleges will enroll 400,000 fewer students next fall and slash thousands of classes to contend with budget shortfalls that threaten to reshape their mission, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • Ron Kaye: This little 'piggy bank' has stayed home

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to abolish redevelopment agencies statewide, calling them “piggy banks” for local officials — a mild statement compared to critics who see them as nothing more than “slush funds” that all too often...
  • Americana expansion hearing postponed for negotiations

    Americana expansion hearing postponed for negotiations
    Faced with a packed, overflow crowd at Glendale City Hall Tuesday morning, the owners of the Golden Key Hotel and Americana at Brand agreed to postpone a hearing on their competing redevelopment proposals to allow more time for negotiations. About 40...
  • 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...
  • Liu and Gatto react to Brown's inauguration

    State lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank said Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural speech on Jan. 4 set the tone for what will prove an austere year in the state capitol. State Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) said Brown is better able than his...
  • Redevelopment zones would be missed

    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to disband local redevelopment agencies in an effort to funnel millions of dollars to Sacramento may just happen if he's successful in framing the political argument. Besides, redevelopment zones don't exactly scream "sexy."...