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  • Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government

    Ron Kaye: Water provides a lesson in government
    Many government meetings are broadcast live and archived with a vast array of official records posted online. Mainstream media may be on financial life support, but more than half the adult population still reads a newspaper daily, in print or digital...
  • City's rejection of report is sad commentary

    For the city to completely reject the grand jury’s report (“City to ignore jury’s report,” June 13) is sheer fiscal absurdity. Ignorance is bliss, but arrogance in government by city officials is perilous and reckless. “He...
  • GCC budget looking better

    Glendale Community College may be approaching the light at the end of the tunnel. As part of a tentative draft of the 2013-14 budget this week, college officials predict more students and more classes this fall. Although college officials still have...
  • Central Library revamp hits a snag

    Central Library revamp hits a snag
    The project costs for a Central Library revamp have ballooned from $10 million to $15 million, and while the City Council on Tuesday agreed the renovations are necessary to revive the city's core, they didn't make a decision on how to fill the funding gap...
  • Glendale adopts new $170.7-million General Fund budget

    After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night. But even as the city prepares to move forward...
  • Glendale City Council to consider electricity rate increases

    The City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss a controversial set of electricity rate increases that would raise the compounded rate by 29% for residents and 24% for businesses by 2018. The proposed hikes would begin with an average jump of 8% this...
  • Crews to break ground on GCC campus

    Construction crews are slated to break ground in the fall on what will become Glendale Community College's largest building. The 90,000-square-foot, three-story structure, to built near the parking garage, will house classrooms and computer labs, as...
  • Glendale Council approves rate increases

    Glendale Council approves rate increases
    In a 3-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday night approved five years of electricity rate increases through 2018. When compounded, the increases equate to a 29% hike for Glendale's residents. The rate increases came after several public meetings about...
  • Glendale could purchase property near Crescenta Valley Park

    Glendale could purchase property near Crescenta Valley Park
    A plot of ground that in 2006 was the proposed site of an Armenian high school and condominium project has caught the interest of the City Council. In a closed-door meeting this week, council members discussed purchasing the land, which is near...
  • Glendale officials to see black ink

    Glendale officials say they expect the city to end the fiscal year next month $3.9 million in the black — money that could be used to shore up worker compensation and other funds that are in severe need of replenishment. In addition to the surplus...
  • Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules

    Glendale councilman contends newly elected treasurer is violating city work rules
    City officials are reviewing whether a rule that blocks full-time employees from holding other jobs applies to newly elected City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian.  Manoukian, who left his council seat early after winning the treasurer post, holds a second...
  • More deficits for Glendale, but smaller

    Over the next five years, Glendale may still face multi-million dollar budget gaps, even if revenues from property and sales taxes continue to climb at a steady rate, city officials said at a budget meeting Tuesday. But unlike in recent years, the...