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  • Ron Kaye: Will this election bring change, or status quo?

    Before you mark your ballot in Tuesday's election, think about what the governor and Legislature have wrought by killing redevelopment agencies without a clear plan on how the $5 billion a year in taxes flowing to them will be split, or how and when the...
  • GCC Board of Trustees prefers Prop. 30 over 38

    As the voting season nears full swing, the Glendale Community College trustees took a public stance against Proposition 38 — one of two competing state tax measures supporting education funding — because it would not provide money to colleges....
  • La Caņada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Caņada Unified School District's future. If voters approve Proposition 30, which raises sales tax to 7.5% and hikes income tax on individuals making more than $250,000 a year, the La Caņada district can...
  • Without redevelopment, Glendale's affordable housing run faces hurdles

    Without redevelopment, Glendale's affordable housing run faces hurdles
    The daily phone calls at City Hall from people seeking affordable housing options are a constant reminder of how demand continues to outstrip supply. And with the demise of local redevelopment, officials warn there’s little chance of the trend...
  • Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns

    Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns
    A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux. At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
  • Redevelopment money is a sticking point in state budget talks

    Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers are at odds over a small but crucial part of the state budget -- what happens to $250 million that once funded now-defunct redevelopment agencies. Democrats in the Legislature want to use the money for schools,...
  • Glendale Unified frets over future of tax measure, voter confusion

    Even as they approved a $167.7-million budget for the 2012-13 school year, Glendale Unified officials this week fretted over the level of local voter support for a state tax initiative that could dramatically reshape the district’s balance sheets...
  • City official knocks state payout

    After maneuvering through a tangled bureaucratic mess, Burbank and Glendale have received millions to pay down redevelopment-related debt obligations, although the amounts they received fell short of what city officials say is their fair share. In the...
  • Brown's budget proposal could sideline Glendale courthouse project

    Brown's budget proposal could sideline Glendale courthouse project
    Plans for a new for a new $123.9-million courthouse in Glendale could get iced by Gov. Jerry Brown's latest budget proposal. His spending plan, unveiled Monday, freezes construction of new courthouses for one year, sharply cuts health and welfare...
  • Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018

    Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018
    Amid mounting evidence that rival states are chipping away at California’s movie and TV production business, a coalition of entertainment unions and film industry officials is renewing a push to provide long-term funding for California’s...
  • School districts face deficits next year

    School districts face deficits next year
    Glendale and Burbank school districts are facing structural deficits of $19.5 million and $6 million, respectively, in 2012-13 officials said this week, even if California voters pass a November tax initiative meant to bolster state coffers. The...
  • Glendale moves to protect future use of Alex Theatre

    Glendale moves to protect future use of Alex Theatre
    Glendale officials may not be able to block the state from selling the Alex Theatre, but they can prevent a future buyer from turning the historic cultural site into a church or other type of venue they don't want at the prominent downtown location. Last...