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  • High-speed rail agency lashes back after critical report

    High-speed rail agency lashes back after critical report
    The state agency attempting to build California's proposed bullet train blasted an independent review panel’s report that recommends the Legislature not approve issuing $2.7 billion in bonds to partly pay for the first section of track in the...
  • Capitol Journal: Hit the brakes on the bullet train

    Gov. Jerry Brown was right on track when he told reporters at his budget unveiling that "We've got to bite the bullet." It was the perfect choice of a word. But, of course, Brown didn't mean "bullet" the way I wanted him to. Brown was talking about...
  • 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...
  • Legislators seek to help cities losing redevelopment agencies

    Legislators seek to help cities losing redevelopment agencies
    Reporting from Sacramento -- As the clock ticks toward the Feb. 1 deadline to begin dissolution of California's redevelopment agencies, state lawmakers are scrambling to answer the contentious question of how the state can help cities subsidize private...
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: Unraveling the redevelopment mess

    Sooner or later, the bills come due in all our lives — even in the lives of government agencies. Just ask the people who bought a house they couldn't afford or city officials who got addicted over the years to draining vast amounts of tax dollars...
  • Schiff, Chu urge Brown to apply for windstorm disaster assistance

    Schiff, Chu urge Brown to apply for windstorm disaster assistance
    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his colleague, Judy Chu, urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday to seek a federal disaster declaration for the area raked by the powerful windstorm that hit late last year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has already...
  • Lack of fees batters high school classes

    Lack of fees batters high school classes
    The Glendale High School music program has long operated on a tight budget, held together in part by a $75 instrument rental fee that director Amy Rangel stretched to fund equipment repairs and other expenses. The more than 100 students who borrow...
  • Portantino calls for state of emergency

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D- La Canada Flintridge) on Tuesday called for Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for the San Gabriel Valley, stemming from a severe wind storm Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and resulting power outages that still...
  • Ron Kaye: Reviewing the Week in Crime

    Every Wednesday promptly at 1:30 p.m., 50 or more cops and some civilian staffers assemble in the meeting room at the Glendale Police Department for the fastest 60 minutes in crime-fighting. They call it the “Week in Crime.” A glimpse inside...
  • 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...
  • Local lawmakers stake out positions on Gov. Brown's budget cuts

    Local lawmakers stake out positions on Gov. Brown's budget cuts
    Local lawmakers expressed frustrationthis week that Gov. Jerry Brown ordered $1 billion in mid-year cuts, pointing to the move as proof of the inability of Democratic and Republican legislators to work together. Among the cuts triggered by lower-than-...