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  • Glendale city officials rip grand jury report

    City leaders on Tuesday slammed a recent Los Angeles County Civil Grand Jury report that concluded Glendale fell short on several markers of fiscal health, with one local official calling the findings “garbage” while another heaped ire on...
  • Ron Kaye: Is the civil grand jury relevant?

    Ron Kaye: Is the civil grand jury relevant?
    The Los Angeles County civil grand jury got a well-deserved thrashing last week from local officials for its dumbfounding end-of-the-year report on the financial health of the county's 88 cities — a report that made Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena...
  • Glendale to study possible tax measure

    Glendale officials want to float a new tax on an upcoming ballot, but first they plan to ask a public outreach consultant to gauge residents’ support on the possible measure. On Tuesday, the City Council approved with a 3-2 vote to move forward...
  • Another round of laptops for teachers

    Another round of laptops for teachers
    The Glendale Unified school district is gearing up to spend about $760,000 on computers for more than 650 educators in the last phase of a major initiative to equip teachers with laptops using funds from the $270-million Measure S bond that voters...
  • Glendale, La Cañada school boards ponder Sagebrush dispute

    Glendale, La Cañada school boards ponder Sagebrush dispute
    This story has been corrected. See details below. Glendale officials are looking into letting parents in the Sagebrush area choose whether to send their children to Jewel City or La Cañada public schools, a move they hope will resolve a decades-old...
  • 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...
  • Glendale Community College reports steady budget

    Glendale Community College officials expressed optimism about the college’s budget this week, saying the school is projected to bring in about a million dollars more in revenue than it did during the previous school year. That figure, $78.4...
  • City cracks down on real estate fraud

    Officials this week approved another six-figure grant to help pay for real estate fraud investigations in Glendale, where victims lost more than $1.6 million to related scams last fiscal year alone, officials said. Real estate fraud can often cause...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • City Council forgoes bidding process for bonds; councilman upset

    The City Council decided this week to eschew a competitive bidding process to refinance nearly $87 million worth of bonds because officials feared the issuance would have no takers if they went the traditional route. But the decision didn’t come...
  • 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...
  • Glendale considers more water bonds, refinancing others

    Glendale considers more water bonds, refinancing others
    The City Council this week took one of the first steps to issuing and refinancing tens of millions of revenue bonds for Glendale Water & Power, which officials say needs more resources to complete deferred capital improvements. The city plans to issue...