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  • Finance piece was vindictive, says Krikorian

    The story (“Krikorian shrugs off cash woes,” July 1) that ran concerning my family’s financial issues was troubling for a number of reasons, least of all of which was the motivation behind such a vindictive piece. The article contained...
  • Objection is over violation of charter

    The Aug. 16 News-Press story titled “Council calls for charter update” states that if the public voted to modernize the electric fee transfer's accounting rules that I would support the change. I write to forestall any inference that my...
  • John Drayman: Grand jury testimony paints picture of lax financial oversight

    John Drayman: Grand jury testimony paints picture of lax financial oversight
    Grand jury testimony in the embezzlement case against John Drayman — unsealed Friday — painted a picture of lax oversight of the former city councilman’s collection and accounting of proceeds from the Montrose Harvest Market, an...
  • Look at what the Charter really says

    I appreciate Ron Kaye’s kind words regarding my criticism that the city’s $21 million transfer of electrical receipts to support general services violates Glendale’s Charter (“The city’s trouble with Harry,” Aug. 26). I...
  • Glendale, Pasadena stand up to California

    Glendale, Pasadena stand up to California
    Nine cities, including Glendale and Pasadena, filed a lawsuit this week in an effort to force the state to make good on millions of dollars for local officials to pay down debt and other obligations left over by the dissolution of local redevelopment...
  • Glendale, Pasadena lose to state again

    Glendale, Pasadena lose to state again
    A decision Wednesday from a Sacramento County Superior Court that will prevent cities from obtaining money with which to pay down redevelopment debt has left local officials disappointed and frustrated. Glendale had joined with Pasadena, Huntington Beach...
  • Ron Kaye: Will this election bring change, or status quo?

    Before you mark your ballot in Tuesday's election, think about what the governor and Legislature have wrought by killing redevelopment agencies without a clear plan on how the $5 billion a year in taxes flowing to them will be split, or how and when the...
  • Assembly remains opaque, even after losing legal battle

    Calls for increased transparency of state Assembly budgets and spending have failed to gain traction at the state capitol this year, even after lawmakers lost a lawsuit requiring that the information be made public. In December 2011 the Los Angeles Times...
  • Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns

    Despite end of budget process, Glendale faces some big unknowns
    A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux. At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
  • City issues preliminary layoff notices to 37

    City issues preliminary layoff notices to 37
    The city began issuing 37 preliminary layoff notices this week in an effort to close a $15.4-million budget gap for next fiscal year, which may offer yet another rough economic ride. The actual number of layoffs is expected to drop as the city tries...
  • Ochoa: Moving electricity money to General Fund 'makes sense'

    Ochoa: Moving electricity money to General Fund 'makes sense'
    City Manager Scott Ochoa went before the Glendale Power & Water Commission on Thursday to defend annual multimillion-dollar transfers from the utility's electric fund to the city's General Fund, which some residents have complained leads to artificially...
  • Electric rates may rise

    Glendale Water & Power expects to increase electricity rates more than 6% over multiple years to generate roughly $13 million annually — continuing a steady course of ever-rising costs for consumers as the utility struggles to balance operating...