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  • 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...
  • Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction

    Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction
    Clark Magnet High School was named a national Blue Ribbon school for the second time, Glendale Unified officials announced Monday. The award recognizes private and public schools that make significant academic progress on federal benchmarks. Clark Magnet...
  • Race to the Top for Glendale Unified still up in the air

    The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday authorized the district to move forward with the federal Race to the Top grant application that could bring $40 million to the district, but with just days left until the Oct. 30 deadline, an agreement has...
  • Hurricane Sandy provides deadline reprieve for Glendale's Race to the Top application

    Hurricane Sandy is wreaking havoc on the East Coast, but in Glendale, the storm provided a last minute extension for negotiations between Glendale Unified and the teachers union over a federal grant application that could bring $40 million to the...
  • 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...
  • City may get to reduce speed limits

    The city of Glendale would get to test-drive the power to set speed limits on surface streets under legislation proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Assembly Bill 529 would address Glendale Police Department concerns about speeding and...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Legislators push new airport curfew bill

    After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum

    Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The event will be held in...