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  • Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

    Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program
    David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home. In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...
  • Glendale Unified may lose out on extra money for low-income students, English learners

     Glendale Unified may lose out on extra money for low-income students, English learners
    The new state budget could push Glendale Unified out of contention for extra money earmarked for school districts with a majority of students who are poor or are learning English. The budget draft originally proposed that districts would receive the...
  • Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government

    Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government
    Many government meetings are broadcast live and archived with a vast array of official records posted online. Mainstream media may be on financial life support, but more than half the adult population still reads a newspaper daily, in print or digital...
  • Ron Kaye: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,&...
  • LCUSD passes final budget and resolution to include Sagebrush area

    The La Caņada Unified School District will receive $1.5 million more in revenue from the state this school year than it did last year but will still be operating with an $800,000 deficit, according to a final budget passed Tuesday night. School board...
  • Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning

    Ron Kaye: Facing the state's day of reckoning
    Gov. Pete Wilson suffered a power outage over his Prop. 187 assault on illegal immigrants. Gov. Gray Davis self-destructed over runaway spending policies that hurt just about everybody. And the politically ambivalent Arnold Schwarzenegger's big ideas went...
  • La Caņada School Board debates non-residential students

    Whether to open up La Caņada kindergarten classes to more non-residential students as part of a long-term effort to maintain high school programs was hotly debated Tuesday night, with residents and parents sharing views on both sides. The discussion,...
  • La Caņada Unified School District takes on Governor Brown plan

    As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Caņada Unified School District officials are partnering with Democratic state legislators and other districts to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for distributing state money and $6 billion in...
  • Glendale class size proposal brings protests

    Angst over how the state budget will impact Glendale Unified boiled over this week among parents concerned about a cost-saving proposal to increase class sizes for third-graders. But district administrators say the plan is only a preliminary effort that...
  • Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap

    Caltrans told to sell homes along route of 710 gap
    The California Department of Transportation must quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and Pasadena, according to a bill by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
  • Gatto's hit-and-run legislation signed into law

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Saturday a bill introduced  by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to address the high number of hit-and-run offenses in California. The legislation, AB 184, provides an additional tool to law enforcement...