| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
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 Cañada Flintridge), which was signed into law Tuesday by Gov....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The La Cañada 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.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino will discuss social issues in California on a new talk show.
“Before I go back into politics I want to share as much information on hot topics as I can,” Portantino said in a statement. “...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:10 AM
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,&...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The way higher education is administered across the nation has changed dramatically as more colleges pump up their online course offerings. Nationwide, 32% of all college students have taken an online course. In California, the figure is closer to 27%....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:04 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:14 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The meeting started late and it started badly, with a 10-minute argument about approving the minutes of the last meeting. Then it headed downhill.
Issues that were raised were sent to committees for further study, though no one was quite sure which...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:51 AM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:48 PM
As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Cañada 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...