| May 8, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Whether to open up La Cañada 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.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:59 PM
La Cañada 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 Cañada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:46 PM
With Democrats securing a supermajority in both state houses, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) may find it easier to push their agendas through to the governor’s desk, but they both said they...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:15 AM
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 Cañada Flintridge), introduced the bill in July, with the...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:12 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada 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...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:11 PM
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....