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  • City ducks under its budget marks

    Just this summer, Glendale officials were expressing concern as they took a machete to the city’s budget. But on Tuesday, they were patting themselves on the back for following through on austerity measures adopted the prior year. Finance...
  • Lack of fees batters high school classes

    Lack of fees batters high school classes
    The Glendale High School music program has long operated on a tight budget, held together in part by a $75 instrument rental fee that director Amy Rangel stretched to fund equipment repairs and other expenses. The more than 100 students who borrow...
  • Redirected funds would cover water-rate hike

    At its Nov. 29 special meeting the City Council approved a process meant to lead to a vote on a 13% water-rate increase over four years and an anticipated 5% in the fifth year period. The increase is not needed for the day-to-day operation of the water...
  • Local businesses on delinquent taxpayer list

    Local businesses on delinquent taxpayer list
    Two Burbank businesses — an investment firm and a tire company — have been added to the state's list of delinquent taxpayers, which also includes several Glendale enterprises that have remained there for several years. The California State...
  • City scrimps its way to black ink

    Penny pinching and transfers from the city’s redevelopment revenue helped Glendale’s general fund end last fiscal year $13.6 million in the black, according to the city’s annual financial report. But officials have yet to figure out...
  • In Theory: Should Lowes have pulled its ads?

    Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
  • Development fees generate $2.6M

    Since the city began levying new fees on developers aimed to curb impacts on libraries and parks in 2007, $2.6 million has been generated, according to a recent report. More than half of the earnings — or $1.5 million — were generated in...
  • Ron Kaye: The political system only serves itself

    Drive down any main street and it is hard not to notice all the empty shops, the “Going Out Of Business” and “For Lease” signs, the proliferation of 99-cent and dollar stores. Book stores and record shops have largely disappeared....
  • Airport is 'a good steward of public funds'

    In the June 4 print versions of the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press, the sub-headline said Fitch “questioned” the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s proposed use of bonds for the transportation center (“Airport...
  • Grant may broaden job prospects for veterans

    Regional workforce officials say they plan to use a $465,000 federal grant to train local military veterans for a rebounding manufacturing industry. The Verdugo Workforce Investment Board plans to use about half the funds to train veterans to manufacture...
  • Council approves layoffs, cuts to balance budget

    The City Council on Tuesday voted to axe $4.6 million in city services, raise fees for public services and lay off eight employees to balance the budget. The move came after months of wrangling at City Hall regarding a projected $18-million shortfall...
  • Redevelopment agencies face elimination

    Redevelopment agencies face elimination
    The Glendale Redevelopment Agency is preparing for war and a worst-case scenario in the wake of passage by state lawmakers of a budget that could eliminate local redevelopment agencies. Lawmakers voted late Tuesday night to kill all 400-plus...