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  • Letter: Pension reform is a lofty goal

    The Glendale Coalition for Better Government is encouraged by the op-ed piece penned by Councilwoman Paula Devine and welcomes her objective for pension reform. It takes courage to make the hard choices and right a wrong that has handicapped city finances, compromised city goals and muted city aspirations.
  • Council to review options to address Glendale budget deficit

    Although city fees related to Glendale’s building boom and a rebound in post-recession sales taxes are expected to boost resources for the city’s budget, rising pension, medical, and other costs are expected to eat into those increases,...

    Bloated pensions dragging us down

    Many safety personnel have salaries of more than $100,000 and $200,000 plus as their final pay at retirement. Union contracts in the cities of Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena allow public safety to retire after 30 years at age 50 or 55 with 90% of their...

    Glendale pays big pension numbers

    Glendale pays big pension numbers
    As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that. At the top of the list...

    Delores Cooper Palmer

        Delores Cooper Palmer passed away Saturday, June 4, at the age of 90.   Born in South Dakota, Delores and her family moved to Burbank in 1937.  She and her sister attended Glendale City College and graduated from UCLA in 1942.  During the war, she...