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  • 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 ranks low in grand jury report

    Glendale ranks near the bottom in several categories of fiscal health compared to its fellow Los Angeles County cities, according to a recent grand jury report, an analysis city officials protested as flawed. The categories, discussed in a 120-page...
  • Manoukian details portfolio changes for Glendale

    Glendale’s portfolio continues to slide, but City Treasurer Rafi Manoukian forecast an uptick in interest rates around the corner, which bodes well for Glendale’s investment opportunities. The city’s investment portfolio sank to $372...
  • Glendale council OKs bonds for power utility upgrades

    Glendale council OKs bonds for power utility upgrades
    The City Council this week approved issuing $60 million in bonds for electricity-related capital improvements, a move that will cost city coffers about $3 million a year in principle and interest payments. The bonds, which were already incorporated into...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...