| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill to continue funding California's film and television tax credit.
The Senate vote last week was 32 to 2 in favor of extending two more years of funding for the tax credit. California sets aside $100...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:14 AM
When the California Legislature works, this is one example of how it works well.
But one big caveat: We're talking about functional versus dysfunctional, leadership versus ineptitude — a system that is running smoothly rather than broken.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 6:35 PM
In choosing to put a proposed $110-million bond extension to voters on March 5, Burbank Unified will face the challenge of getting out the vote for what is otherwise a snoozer of an election.
The district — under too much of a time crunch to get...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Concerned about possible delays in state funding of high-speed rail, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told California leaders Thursday that the Legislature needs to send a signal that it is committed to the project by including money for it in the...
| Aug 28, 2010
A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme.
Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:34 PM
As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers drove in a procession to Glendale's Forest Lawn Thursday following an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen....
| May 7, 2014
| 2:22 PM
La Cañada Unified School District must work on personalizing the state's newly required Local Control and Accountability Plan this year.
The school board on Tuesday approved the first reading of an LCAP template as a way to get the conversation...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:51 PM
State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) reacted positively to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to establish a new annual source for the state’s rainy day fund.
Brown’s plan, which requires voter approval, entails an automatic 1.5%...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Glendale resident and retired Col. Nancy Sumner was recently appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the California Community College Board of Governors, a 17-member group responsible for helping guide and set policy for the state’s 112...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, April 10, 2014. The high is predicted to reach 82 and low 58 in the Glendale region.
These are the top headlines in your area this morning:
- Retired Col. Nancy Sumner, a Glendale resident and a Burbank High...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:38 PM
The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water...