| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:51 PM
The La Caņada Unified School District has hired an expert to survey voter receptiveness to a parcel tax measure that may be placed on the ballot next year.
City residents last improved a parcel tax for schools in 2009, when Measure LC — which...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:06 AM
It wasn’t long after the polls opened here at Glendale Community Church of God that a line formed out the door, made up mostly of voters who were on their way to work.
And like what’s been reflected in a national polling, this was a divided...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Elaine La Marr of La Caņada Flintridge got up early on Tuesday to vote, but her ballot might be among the last ones counted.
La Marr’s sample ballot and registration instructed her to vote at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. But when she arrived...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold.
The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Glendale Unified administrators are awaiting word from 350 employees who qualify for early retirement as part of an effort to reduce the number of lay-offs next year, official said this week.
The popularity of the early retirement program will be crucial...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Former California Gov. Gray Davis is a delegate this week to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Barack Obama will tonight accept his party's nomination for a second term. Davis, whose second term in office was cut short...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:39 PM
A bill to update and streamline state laws for public libraries was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown recently.
SB 1044, introduced by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge), changes several requirements for libraries, including a mandate that they...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would clamp down on unruly behavior of fan at professional sporting events.
The bill requires signs showing the security phone numbers to be posted where spectators...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:15 PM
It's not easy being a high-performing school district in an affluent community.
The La Caņada Unified School District, whose students have the second-highest test scores of any K-12 district in the state, is facing several financial challenges.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:31 AM
SACRAMENTO — Admittedly I'm biased about bears. I don't think they're hunted enough in California. I say hunt them down with dogs. Hunt them with drones.
Maybe roll in the tanks.
I've awakened to this conclusion while watching brazen black bears...