| Nov 9, 2011
[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...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:18 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:15 PM
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.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently.
Speaking to the board of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Glendale Unified administrators are awaiting word from 350 employees who qualify for early retirement as part of an effort to reduce the number of lay-offs next year, official said this week.
The popularity of the early retirement program will be crucial...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Less than one month on the job and Glendale Community College interim President Jim Riggs is seeing his pay check shrink.
He has plenty of company.
The board of trustees on Wednesday approved 5% salary reductions for managers — including Riggs...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Of all the fallen idols and soiled reputations of yesterday's heroes, none stands out these days quite like Penn State's Joe Paterno, stripped of his achievement as the winningest college football coach in history and relegated to a hall of shame....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:58 PM
After decades of deadlock, local water officials are hopeful that a new plan to secure a water supply from the Sierra Nevada snowpack will overcome political hurdles and send water flowing steadily to Southern California.
On July 25, Gov. Jerry Brown...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing a proposal to better protect sports fans from violence at California's professional football stadiums, hockey arenas and baseball parks.
In the wake of violent incidents across the state, including the 2011 beating of San...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Glendale and Burbank school districts will absorb hundreds of thousands of dollars in state-mandated cuts to student busing to ensure that transportation services won’t be interrupted, their superintendents said this week.
Gov. Jerry Brown last...