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  • Glendale nonprofits see drop in federal funding

    Once again, federal funding for local nonprofits was cut as federal dollars earmarked for social services shrink each year. This year, Glendale received about $1.6 million, or 10% less than last year, for its Community Development Block Grant program,...
  • Glendale city budget meeting addresses expected funding gaps, increased fees

    To get ahead of seven years of relatively small expected deficits, the City Council set itself on a path to approve a second round of retirement incentives at the second-to-last budget meeting for the year Tuesday night. How many employees may take...
  • 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,...
  • Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

    NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain. In the $17....
  • Letter: Glendale is on the hook with CalPERS

    Our City Council likes to brag how we are spending millions of dollars on parkland services. But, nearly 90% of the parkland money comes from grants by the county, state or federal government. Thus, only 10% comes from the city’s General Fund....
  • Glendale looks to increase bond payment

    Glendale school officials are looking to increase the current bond tax rate, charging property owners more per year, but saving more than $200 million in interest over the life of the bond. In April 2011, voters approved the $270-million bond with a...
  • Letter: More details about the General Fund

    The city manager’s March 22 op-ed, “Glendale’s City Charter is clear,” accuses me of having “bad facts.” I wish he respected the public enough to have been careful with his. Here are just some examples. I’m not...
  • Letter: Other words to describe Jim Starbird

    Letter: Other words to describe Jim Starbird
    If there is a word that seems to be overused in the past decade or so is “great.” It has lost its exceptional acumen. We say “That's a great pair of shoes!” when we really mean “appealing design.” Likewise, we accrue...
  • Letter: Court should interpret charter's intent

    As a Glendale resident and GWP rate-paying customer, I have been very interested in the Forum letters about how revenues from GWP are distributed — for water and electricity purchases, repair and upgrading of infrastructure, operating expenses,...
  • Glendale Community College predicts enrollment increase

    Glendale Community College predicts enrollment increase
    Glendale Community College officials estimate that enrollment of full-time students won’t reach their expected goal this year as the college continues to recover from years of tightening its budget to respond to financial cuts made by the state....
  • Special election measure goes to June ballot

    Come June, Glendale residents will be voting for a new council member to replace an appointed one and following a City Council decision this week, they will also be voting on whether to get rid of the city rules that required the early election in the...
  • Glendale prepares to sell vintage arcade machines

    Glendale prepares to sell vintage arcade machines
    Turns out the state law that forced Glendale to hold onto dozens of vintage arcade machines doesn't apply to the games at all, paving the way for an upcoming auction of the machines last valued at a total of roughly $100,000. More than 50 games, which...