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  • Glendale City Council approves $833M budget

    The City Council this week adopted a roughly $833-million budget for fiscal year 2014-15, which begins July 1, and a variety of fee changes. Two hotly contested fee proposals — bumping the costs of a Mills Act application, which provides a tax...
  • Meeting on proposed water rates for Glendale turns to 'overdevelopment' discussion

    The first community meeting about proposed water rate increases shifted to a public backlash against so-called "overdevelopment" in Glendale's downtown on Wednesday at the Sparr Heights Senior Center. After city officials laid out their plan to hike...
  • Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

    Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program
    A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer
    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio, the Los Angeles Times reported. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • Lack of fees batters high school classes

    Lack of fees batters high school classes
    The Glendale High School music program has long operated on a tight budget, held together in part by a $75 instrument rental fee that director Amy Rangel stretched to fund equipment repairs and other expenses. The more than 100 students who borrow...
  • Redirected funds would cover water-rate hike

    At its Nov. 29 special meeting the City Council approved a process meant to lead to a vote on a 13% water-rate increase over four years and an anticipated 5% in the fifth year period. The increase is not needed for the day-to-day operation of the water...
  • Local businesses on delinquent taxpayer list

    Local businesses on delinquent taxpayer list
    Two Burbank businesses — an investment firm and a tire company — have been added to the state's list of delinquent taxpayers, which also includes several Glendale enterprises that have remained there for several years. The California State...
  • City scrimps its way to black ink

    Penny pinching and transfers from the city’s redevelopment revenue helped Glendale’s general fund end last fiscal year $13.6 million in the black, according to the city’s annual financial report. But officials have yet to figure out...
  • In Theory: Should Lowes have pulled its ads?

    Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...
  • Development fees generate $2.6M

    Since the city began levying new fees on developers aimed to curb impacts on libraries and parks in 2007, $2.6 million has been generated, according to a recent report. More than half of the earnings — or $1.5 million — were generated in...
  • Op-Ed: It's a done deal: Your water rate is going up

    Here we go again. The city of Glendale makes the case to fill a $180-million need over the next 20 years, and this is only for water service and for capital projects related to it. The city, together with its programmed and cloned consultant, Willdan...