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  • 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."...
  • Ron Kaye: Trouble even in paradise

    The bumpy roads and broken sidewalks and overgrown trees end when you leave the city limits of Los Angeles and enter Burbank or Glendale — there should be signs saying, "Welcome to Paradise." In contrast to the warring factions — business,...
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions

    Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions
    The plan to build a bullet train has so many funding uncertainties and so many other details that remain unclear that the state should delay any decision this year to commit billions of dollars to the project, the nonpartisan research branch of the...
  • California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today

    California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today
    The California Supreme Court will decide the fate of hundreds of redevelopment agencies Thursday in a ruling on the legality of using $1.7 billion of their revenues to balance the state budget. During a hearing in November, the state high court...
  • 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...
  • Cities grapple with redevelopment decision

    Cities grapple with redevelopment decision
    The California Supreme Court decision on Thursday that the state was within its power to abolish local redevelopment agencies could have significant repercussions for Burbank and Glendale. The court's decision was the worst possible outcome for those who...
  • 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-...