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  • 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...
  • NASA: House bill substantially increases planetary funding budget

    NASA: House bill substantially increases planetary funding budget
    The Mars 2020 missions can remain on track and general funding for planetary science will be significantly boosted if a drafted proposal giving NASA $17.6 billion is approved, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Wednesday.  The draft proposal,...
  • 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...
  • Glendale council candidates split on Rockhaven development

    Glendale council candidates split on Rockhaven development
    Five candidates vying for a seat on the City Council this June had differing opinions on the future of the city-owned Rockhaven Sanitarium, a historic site Glendale officials are considering for limited development, during a forum Monday night. Most of...
  • 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,...
  • 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: 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....
  • 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,...
  • Drayman on the hook for outstanding debt

    Drayman on the hook for outstanding debt
    When former Councilman John Drayman begins his five years of probation, expected to begin next month, the first meetings he has with the Los Angeles County Probation Office will include a thorough review of his assets and liabilities to determine how much...
  • Council candidates want to slow down development in downtown Glendale

    As thousands of apartment units continue to fill downtown Glendale, all five candidates for City Council told about 130 people on Wednesday night at the first election forum this campaign season that they believe in slowing down development. “It&...
  • Letter: Transfer is a lifeline to the General Fund

    I have been asked to sign a petition for a ballot measure that would end support for the General Fund (parks, libraries, police, fire and general government, everything not supported by its own revenue base) from part of Glendale’s utility tax. I...