| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:02 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:56 PM
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.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:31 AM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2010
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 11:23 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2011
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....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 2:08 PM
"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...