| Jan 19, 2011
The Burbank City Council is reconsidering its decision to cut a $52,000 after-school program as the nonprofit that stepped in to fill the void warned that it may not be able to shoulder the financial burden for much longer.
The Burbank Boys and Girls...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Two local members of the Assembly with Italian heritage took umbrage at comments made Wednesday by Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine).
In skewering the proposal to eliminate the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies, Wagner likened the plan to a...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 7:36 PM
The Burbank Housing Authority avoided a federally mandated audit after the city treasurer caught a misallocation of $1.3 million intended for the authority’s housing assistance program, officials said this week.
The authority provides Section 8...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:54 PM
For the first time, the Redevelopment Agency posted a list of its debt obligations this week as part of a new state requirement for local governments.
The payment schedule shows $441.8 million in debt that will eventually have to be paid back as the...
| Aug 19, 2015
| 7:03 PM
Customers of Valley Water Co. in La Cañada reduced their water consumption by 35% last month, compared to July 2013, according to a release issued this week by the agency.
Those savings fall short of the 36% reduction mandated by the State Water...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 11:46 AM
City officials are breathing a sigh of relief the recently-adopted state budget didn’t include a bill that could have siphoned millions of dollars that Glendale won in a court case against Sacramento, but at least one official up north is claiming...
| Jul 4, 2015
| 11:04 AM
A new law that would require essentially all California students to get vaccinated before starting school will have a tiny impact on Glendale and Burbank as nearly all children have been immunized, but some local officials believe the law, while based...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:07 PM
As California water officials met to determine how much cities will be forced to conserve in the coming year, Foothill Municipal Water District changed its own conservation status Tuesday to “orange,” warning residents of drier times ahead....
| May 28, 2015
| 12:44 PM
How Gov. Jerry Brown's recent budget proposal will shake out for schools remains to be seen, but La Cañada Unified officials hope it will spell good news for the district, which has been operating in recovery mode for years.
In his "May revise," Brown...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 4:34 PM
When it comes to using water in a period of statewide drought, La Cañadans are going to have to pay to play.
That was the message handed down Tuesday by the State Water Control Resources Board, which determined communities grossly exceeding the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an order for statewide mandatory water reductions.
“For the first time in state history, the governor has directed the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water reductions in cities and...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Leondra R. Kruger Gov. Jerry Brown's third appointment this term to the California Supreme Court, won unanimous approval Monday from a three-member state commission.
Kruger, 38, a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general, will be the first African...