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  • Keeping after-school programs alive

    Keeping after-school programs alive
    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...
  • Gatto, Portantino take issue with colleague's 'Soprano' quip

    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...
  • Housing Authority dodges audit

    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...
  • City posts redevelopment debt figures

    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...
  • La Cañada water use drops just shy of goal

    La Cañada water use drops just shy of goal
    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...
  • City officials express relief over exclusion of AB 113 from state budget

    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...
  • Local officials react to vaccine law

    Local officials react to vaccine law
    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...
  • Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert

    Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert
    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....
  • District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision

    District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision
    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...
  • New garden at Descanso shows La Cañadans how to reduce water for landscaping

    New garden at Descanso shows La Cañadans how to reduce water for landscaping
    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...
  • Around Town: Drought dries up lush-lawn dreams

    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...
  • California Supreme Court appointee, and Glendale native, wins state panel's approval

    California Supreme Court appointee, and Glendale native, wins state panel's approval
    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...