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  • Letter: High bond rating not important

    Congratulations to Bert Ring on his Sept. 28 political cartoon. Our City Council has again come out saying the Los Angeles County civil grand jury report on the fiscal health of our city was not worth the paper on which it was printed. Our financial...
  • Outside funding sources help Glendale improve parks during recession

    Outside funding sources help Glendale improve parks during recession
    Since the height of the recession, Glendale has spent roughly $33 million on parks improvements, but officials wouldn’t have been able to accomplish that feat during those lean budget years if not for outside sources such as state and federal...
  • Start the Presses: The heat of burning Sagebrush

    Start the Presses: The heat of burning Sagebrush
    Like a dormant volcano, the long-smoldering Sagebrush issue may be again ready to blow all over Glendale and La Cañada. Students in the New Hampshire-shaped area within La Cañada city limits attend Glendale schools, a quirk of history, geography and...
  • Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind

    Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind
    In response to the Glendale News-Press article "Massive building boom troubles Caltrans" published on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014: The city of Glendale has executed a policy of smart and sustainable development in and around our downtown core. Not only does...
  • City expected to face deficits in the millions

    While Glendale ended last fiscal year with more money on hand than expected, the city can expect to experience deficits in the millions of dollars, according to the annual comprehensive financial report released this week. The 208-page report gives a...
  • Report: Income drops at Alex Theatre

    Report: Income drops at Alex Theatre
    While the Alex Theatre’s total income declined 21% during the first quarter of this fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, the drop was expected due to a massive renovation project underway, according to a financial report released this week at a City...
  • City may lose water revenue

    CITY HALL — The spigot for millions in water utility revenues that have been used to pay for public services could be turned off after the city attorney determined that recent court cases have thrown the legality of the practice into doubt. City...
  • Ron Kaye: This little 'piggy bank' has stayed home

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to abolish redevelopment agencies statewide, calling them “piggy banks” for local officials — a mild statement compared to critics who see them as nothing more than “slush funds” that all too often...
  • Investment earnings keep falling

    CITY HALL — The city's financial investments continued to languish in the second fiscal quarter as interest rates remained near historic lows. From October to December, the city's investment portfolio generated $1.39 million in earnings, compared...
  • Americana generates its own civic problems

    While reading the Sunday edition, I came across two articles about the proposed Americana at Brand expansion. One was a full-page ad saying that Glendale faces an $8-million deficit this year with threats to services like police, fire and parks. Then it...
  • GCC trustee candidates take the floor

    Money — where to get it and how to use it — was the main topic Thursday as the three Glendale Community College Board of Trustees candidates sparred publicly for the first time. Small-businessman Vartan Gharpetian is challenging incumbents...
  • It's hard to back teachers on this one

    I love teachers. I don't say that just because my daughter has some of the best in the district, but because I really believe teachers are generally wonderful, amazing people. In fact, when I hear the word “teacher,” my first thought is,...