| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Los Angeles County Deputy District Atty. and La Cañada resident Debra Archuleta has announced plans to run for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge next year, a move she hopes will bring new challenges to her law career, now in its 24th year....
| 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...