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  • 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...
  • With millions of dollars on the line, Glendale Unified to enter Race to the Top

    With millions of dollars on the line, Glendale Unified to enter Race to the Top
    A race among school districts for millions in federal Race to the Top grants has begun and Glendale Unified is throwing its hat into the highly competitive ring. Burbank Unified officials say they, too, may enter the fray — and with good reason....
  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • 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...
  • 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-...