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  • The martial art of subduing special interests

    Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
  • Alex Theatre to get the bucks

    Alex Theatre to get the bucks
    Glendale plans to spend $750,000 of its own money to cover a budget shortfall for a $4.4 million plan to expand the Alex Theatre, even as the future of the historic venue remains uncertain. The theater, which has long been dependent on Glendale's...
  • Glendale to argue $20.2M tab

    Glendale’s top redevelopment official said this week that the city plans to negotiate with the state Department of Finance to lower an unexpected $20.2 million bill. “I am shocked,” Phil Lanzafame, Glendale’s officer for...
  • Glendale City Council candidates explain why they should be elected

    The 12 candidates vying for three seats on the Glendale City Council outline what makes them the best choice. Jefferson Black What City Hall needs is a diplomatic problem-solver. I’m open-minded, willing to listen to both sides of every issue. I&...
  • Glendale school board candidates share reasons they should get voters' support

    The seven candidates running for three open seats on the Glendale Univied school board explain why they should be elected. Dan Cabrera I am the best candidate for the Glendale School Board because of my experience as a PTA president, Glendale teacher,...
  • State denies Glendale millions to pay for redevelopment obligations

    State denies Glendale millions to pay for redevelopment obligations
    Glendale and state officials have locked horns for months over spending money for redevelopment obligations, but this week, a decision handed down from Sacramento escalated the fight. In a letter this week, the California Department of Finance denied...
  • Budget depends on state payback

    Glendale is counting on state officials to give it about $1.4 million for a redevelopment-related loan over the course of next year as it prepares the city's next budget. But there's still uncertainty over how much the California Department of Finance...
  • Glendale moves to issue more water bonds for infrastructure upgrades

    Glendale moves to issue more water bonds for infrastructure upgrades
    With Glendale’s bond rating under scrutiny, the City Council this week moved toward issuing $35 million in water bonds to cover the cost of planned infrastructure work. In October, Moody’s Investors Service put Glendale and dozens of other...
  • Questions roil Armenian Genocide compensation fund

    More than $1.6 million has been paid out from a compensation fund for descents of Armenian Genocide victims, according to a status report filed in a lengthy lawsuit in U.S. District Court. However, four of the 32 claimants who haven’t been paid...
  • Schiff proposes constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United decision

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision that lifted the ban on direct corporate and union political spending, giving rise to the so-called “super PACs.&...
  • Glendale to seek another round of money for redevelopment wind down

    As Glendale officials prepare to send in their fourth round of funding requests as part of the wind-down of local redevelopment, this time they’re asking for $700,000 to reimburse the city for some of roughly $66 million in loans the city has made...
  • Pension reform leads issues at candidate forum

    Pension reform leads issues at candidate forum
    City pensions and looming electricity rate increases were front and center Saturday as 10 of the 13 candidates for City Council faced off at the first election forum of the campaign season. In front of about 80 people at the Oakmont Country Club,...