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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Election results show La Caņada voters lean right

    Election results show La Cañada voters lean right
    La Caņada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly. Of La Caņada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
  • Liu and Gatto look to supermajority

    With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
  • Legislators praise their bills

    Legislators praise their bills
    With the deadline for signing legislation into law upon Gov. Jerry Brown, local state lawmakers this week were able to claim early success in getting their own bills past his desk. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) had eight bills signed before the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks. The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
  • Brown vetoes bill forcing sale of Caltrans-owned homes

     Brown vetoes bill forcing sale of Caltrans-owned homes
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a bill to require the California Department of Transportation to begin selling the homes it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles. Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge), introduced the bill in July, with the...
  • For Glendale Unified, it's wait and see for school funding

    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...
  • Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes

    Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes
    Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...
  • Glendale school board sizes up competing ballot measures

    As the November ballot initiatives approach, Glendale Unified school board members this week said they are torn over Proposition 38 — one of two competing tax measures supporting education funding — because it would leave out cash-strapped...
  • Portantino to La Caņada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • 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...