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  • Ron Kaye: This little 'piggy bank' has stayed home

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to abolish redevelopment agencies statewide, calling them “piggy banks” for local officials — a mild statement compared to critics who see them as nothing more than “slush funds” that all too often...
  • Americana expansion hearing postponed for negotiations

    Americana expansion hearing postponed for negotiations
    Faced with a packed, overflow crowd at Glendale City Hall Tuesday morning, the owners of the Golden Key Hotel and Americana at Brand agreed to postpone a hearing on their competing redevelopment proposals to allow more time for negotiations. About 40...
  • Lockyer delivers unwelcome message

    California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer delivered some disheartening news to a small group of local officials Thursday night: Local redevelopment agencies are all but dead. Officials in Burbank and Glendale have joined with other local governments to...
  • Redevelopment important to infrastructure

    With the announcement of his proposed new budget, Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for the closing of the individual redevelopment agencies across the state, and tapping those redevelopment funds to fill a portion of the state budget gap. Well, what exactly...
  • Brown blocks parole for killer of CV student in 1991

    Gov. Jerry Brown has revoked a decision to grant parole to a man who in 1991 shot and killed a 17-year-old Crescenta Valley High School student on prom night, essentially upholding the same decision made by his predecessor. The O.C. Register is reporting...
  • Blog Archive: La Caņada Unified School District Election

    Blog Archive: La Cañada Unified School District Election
    [1:24 a.m.] The La Caņada Unified school board race looks to be headed for a recount, with the second and third place candidates separated by a dozen votes. Full story.   [11:57 p.m.] With 14 of 15 precincts counted, Ellen Multari and Jeanne Broberg...
  • Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions

    Report urges delay in bullet-train funding decisions
    The plan to build a bullet train has so many funding uncertainties and so many other details that remain unclear that the state should delay any decision this year to commit billions of dollars to the project, the nonpartisan research branch of the...
  • California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today

    California Supreme Court to decide fate of redevelopment agencies today
    The California Supreme Court will decide the fate of hundreds of redevelopment agencies Thursday in a ruling on the legality of using $1.7 billion of their revenues to balance the state budget. During a hearing in November, the state high court...
  • Cities grapple with redevelopment decision

    Cities grapple with redevelopment decision
    The California Supreme Court decision on Thursday that the state was within its power to abolish local redevelopment agencies could have significant repercussions for Burbank and Glendale. The court's decision was the worst possible outcome for those who...
  • Lawmakers plan future battles

    Lawmakers plan future battles
    Local lawmakers plan to tackle a variety of issues in 2012, not the least of which may be campaigning for re-election. Prominent U.S. Congressional Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) will be facing off against each...
  • California high-speed rail funding could be in jeopardy

    California high-speed rail funding could be in jeopardy
    The Legislature should not authorize the issuance of $6 billion in bonds to start building California's $98.5-billion bullet train project, a state-appointed review panel says in a key report to be released later Tuesday. The conclusion by the California...
  • Districts to pick up school bus tab

    Districts to pick up school bus tab
    Glendale and Burbank school districts will absorb hundreds of thousands of dollars in state-mandated cuts to student busing to ensure that transportation services won’t be interrupted, their superintendents said this week. Gov. Jerry Brown last...