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Here we go again — at the first sign of recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression, government officials are gearing up to line their pockets with taxpayer money. The Burbank City Council took the lead last week by granting 100...
Roughly 100 Burbank employees are slated to receive raises this coming fiscal year after a city-commissioned survey showed their salaries were well below average when compared to those in a dozen other local cities, officials said. Officials say the move...
Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year&...
Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year's...
Burbank will save $643,000 over the next two years after the City Council this week approved a labor agreement with Burbank firefighters that would require them to pay their full employee pension contribution in return for a 5.5% raise. After three years...
Dozens of healthcare workers from the Motion Picture & Television Fund rallied outside the charity's Wasserman campus in Woodland Hills and other locations around Los Angeles on Thursday to protest stalled contract talks with their employer. The...
I sent a note with the following points to our elected representatives: 1. United we stand, divided we fall. Once upon a time we were Americans first and foremost. The only nation in the world whose founding fathers had a vision of Democracy based on all...
Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown this week that would require new public employees to work longer before retiring with full benefits, while at the same time requiring them to eventually cover at least half of the contribution to their retirement...
A welfare fraud bust in Pasadena, Glendale and Burbank this week netted three arrests, nine guns and almost $300,000 in cash, according to Pasadena police. George Kerio, 38, of Glendale, the owner of Sunshine Liquor on East Colorado Boulevard in...
This reader chuckled when reading your article titled, “Krikorian goes after Gatto's Assembly seat” on March 11, in which Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian described himself as a moderate who wanted to tackle pension reform,...
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The Burbank Management Assn. this week became the latest group of city employees to forgo bonuses and contribute to their pensions. The City Council on Tuesday approved the new contract, which runs through June and will require managers to start paying...
99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has agreed to be taken private in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion, the City of Commerce deep-discount retailer said Tuesday, after months of talks with several groups interested in buying the company. The chain said it had...
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