| May 17, 2011
| 5:12 PM
The City Council has agreed to spend $9.6 million of redevelopment money on an affordable housing project that costs more than the total projected budget deficit for the city.
Although the funds now earmarked to demolish and rebuild a number of...
| Dec 29, 2010
As Gov.-elect Jerry Brown readies to slash $28 billion in state expenditures, Burbank Unified officials said they are preparing to initiate another difficult round of cost-cutting measures in order to keep the district financially solvent.
| Jan 15, 2011
A major source of funds for city services would be diverted to state coffers under a proposal Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled this week as part of his effort to slash a $28-billion state deficit.
Brown's budget calls for the Burbank Redevelopment Agency and...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, competitive cheer will join the ranks of CIF State sanctioned sports after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 949 into law Wednesday.
The bill, introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego)...
| Oct 4, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed into law AB 8, a bill written by local Assemblyman Mike Gatto that will allow information to be posted on computerized freeway signs about suspected hit-and-run vehicles and their drivers when a collision causes a...
| Oct 1, 2015
| 5:47 PM
For a period of time, Assemblyman Mike Gatto couldn’t open a newspaper without reading about a tragic hit-and-run collision.
Wanting to come up with a way to bring these drivers to justice, he proposed a “yellow alert” system that...
| Sep 29, 2015
| 5:29 PM
A bill that would have expanded access to carpool lanes along the Ventura (134) Freeway through Glendale and other neighboring cities during off-peak hours was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday.
Drafted by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), AB...
| Sep 28, 2015
| 10:14 PM
SACRAMENTO — Acting on a spate of bills affecting California motorists, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a measure Monday that would have opened carpool lanes on two major Los Angeles County freeways to wider use during off-peak hours, the Los Angeles...
| Sep 21, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale), that will create a “Revocable Transfer on Death Deed,” which could save millions of households from paying probate and attorney’s fees....
| Sep 3, 2015
| 7:34 PM
That moment when it’s 10 p.m. and some mystery up ahead on the freeway has caused the right lanes of traffic to stall, while the high-occupancy vehicle lane sits frustratingly empty — it could be a memory for drivers along the Ventura (134)...
| 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...