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  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff on Hagel nomination: 'There are legitimate questions'

    Appearing on the MSNBC show “Jansing & Co.,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday voiced concerns about President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defens,¬†former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel. Speaking to Chris Jansing, Schiff said...
  • Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers

    Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers
    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...
  • Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more

    Year in Review: John Drayman indicted, 'Knock-knock' burglaries, Kim Kardashian's mayoral ambitions and much more
    Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
  • Stolen NASA laptop contained workers' personal information

    Stolen NASA laptop contained workers' personal information
    Workers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are asking for a congressional investigation into the agency's data security efforts after learning the theft of a laptop and documents last month may have compromised information for 10,000 NASA employees. The...
  • JPL workers call for congressional probe into NASA security breach

    JPL workers call for congressional probe into NASA security breach
    Workers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge are calling for a Congressional investigation into a NASA data breach that compromised the personal information of thousands of NASA workers. On Oct. 31 a NASA laptop was stolen from a...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • Think Again: U.S. missteps hurt credibility abroad

    With the recent celebration of the 21st anniversary of Armenia’s independence, we should note that Americans of Armenian descent have helped, participated or, in many instances, just watched from the sidelines as the country has tried to stabilize...
  • Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?

    Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?
    The fifth-graders at Broadous Elementary School come from the same world — the poorest corner of the San Fernando Valley, a Pacoima neighborhood framed by two freeways where some have lost friends to the stray bullets of rival gangs. Many are the...
  • Burbank's lobbying tab: $170,000

    Local agencies have spent $711,000 on lobbying since the beginning of 2009 as they try to increase their take of federal dollars, stay on top of changes in energy regulations and battle school budget cuts. Glendale spent $185,000 in 2009-10, according...
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • From the Back Pew: 'God just takes it all in'

    From the Back Pew: 'God just takes it all in'
    "Now, I'm not big on blasphemy, but that last one made me laugh." - Morgan Freeman as God in "Bruce Almighty" We are all guilty of doing it. You, sitting there, reading this right now. Me. Your brother, sister, father and mother. My co-workers, in...