Council Preview: Proposed $800M budget, utility transfer on the agenda

The Glendale City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 613 E. Broadway.

<p>Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa, as well as Citty Atty. Mike Garcia, are each seeking raises of 18%, which the City Council will consider on Tuesday, June 2.</p>

Council to consider raises for Glendale city manager, city attorney

Glendale’s city manager and city attorney are seeking a nearly 20% pay jump, a rate that would bring them closer to the salaries of their counterparts in neighboring cities.

<p>Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) speaks to 8th grade students at John Muir Middle School in Burbank on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, following a rehearsal for their promotion ceremony.</p>

Schiff visits John Muir Middle School

In a visit to John Muir Middle School, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), had a few words of encouragement to impart to students — namely, “be tenacious.”

<p>Guyline Prothais and Nicole Sanchez, who have children who attend Benjamin Franklin Magnet Elementary School, work on the new mosaic steps at the school.</p>

Franklin Elementary features new mosaic

The stairs leading up to Benjamin Franklin Magnet Elementary School now feature an ocean-themed, glass art piece welcoming visitors and students in the foreign languages taught at the school: German, Italian, French and Spanish.

Police to host open house, station tours

Glendale police on Saturday are hosting an open house that will feature K-9 and SWAT demonstrations, officials said.

Minor League Baseball Update: Valenzuela starting to warm up in Tijuana

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

<p>Yogi is a three-year-old Chihuahua up for adoption.&nbsp;</p>

Leader pet of the day: Yogi

Just three years old and already a Yogi?! Ha! Meet this cutie pie of a Chihuahua with one floppy ear and a face that won't quit. Yogi is a sweet fellow who wants to be showered with affection.

Max Chamberlain points to his friends as his name is read at the graduation ceremony for John Burroughs High School in Burbank on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

Editorial: Best wishes and words of advice

One by one, local graduates are stepping onto stages this season to shake hands with dignitaries and lay claim to their diplomas. Regardless of whether they're leaving pre-school, high school, college or graduate school, the world awaits their next steps.

A Word, Please: Readers punctuate grammatical concerns

Some interesting stuff landed in the mailbag for this week. Let's dive in.

Learning Matters: Past ways of learning should not be forgotten

"What was considered a good education 50 years ago… is no longer enough for success in college, career and citizenship in the 21st Century."