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  • Burbank, Glendale schools hold breath over budget

    Despite plans by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend roughly $1.6 billion more on education, local school officials this week remained only cautiously optimistic about their financial prospects. The additional funding included in Brown's budget revision...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • Weary voters glad it's over

    Many voters Tuesday expressed relief that a campaign season filled with record expenditures and negative political ads was drawing to an end. With epic battles to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer drawing two wealthy...
  • As Glendale mulls rate changes, water utility deficit grows

    As Glendale mulls rate changes, water utility deficit grows
    The projected water-utility deficit at Glendale Water & Power that prompted a series of proposed rate increases has ballooned to roughly $21 million in less than a year, officials said Monday. Four years worth of rate increases have been proposed to...
  • Schiff meets with aspiring public servants

    Schiff meets with aspiring public servants
    In a meeting of present-day and future leaders, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) made a pit stop at Burroughs High School in Burbank on Thursday where he debriefed students on the federal deficit, Afghanistan and the political climate in Washington D.C....