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  • Letter: Fiscal responsibility needs to be stressed

    Re: “Funds help pay for the general welfare,” Mailbag, March 15. I'm sure letter-writer Fred Fox is a delightful fellow. And I assume that his words are sincere. My problem is with his logic. He mentions that other California cities do the...
  • Letter: Government should also obey law

    In “Funds help pay for the general welfare” (Mailbag, March 15) Fred Fox wrote he’s disturbed by the lawsuit questioning the appropriateness of transferring utility monies to support general services. But, the lawsuit addresses...
  • IBEW files transfer lawsuit

    A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
  • Letter: Transfer is a lifeline to the General Fund

    I have been asked to sign a petition for a ballot measure that would end support for the General Fund (parks, libraries, police, fire and general government, everything not supported by its own revenue base) from part of Glendale’s utility tax. I...
  • Glendale prepares to sell vintage arcade machines

    Glendale prepares to sell vintage arcade machines
    Turns out the state law that forced Glendale to hold onto dozens of vintage arcade machines doesn't apply to the games at all, paving the way for an upcoming auction of the machines last valued at a total of roughly $100,000. More than 50 games, which...
  • Glendale continues to invest in capital improvement projects

    Last year, Glendale completed about $36 million in capital improvement projects, and city officials plan for roughly $78 million worth of projects this year and in 2015, according to City Engineer Roubik Golanian. The projects, which include improvements...
  • City expected to face deficits in the millions

    While Glendale ended last fiscal year with more money on hand than expected, the city can expect to experience deficits in the millions of dollars, according to the annual comprehensive financial report released this week. The 208-page report gives a...
  • Glendale Community College predicts enrollment increase

    Glendale Community College predicts enrollment increase
    Glendale Community College officials estimate that enrollment of full-time students won’t reach their expected goal this year as the college continues to recover from years of tightening its budget to respond to financial cuts made by the state....
  • Special election measure goes to June ballot

    Come June, Glendale residents will be voting for a new council member to replace an appointed one and following a City Council decision this week, they will also be voting on whether to get rid of the city rules that required the early election in the...
  • 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...
  • Survey shows Glendale residents are pleased with city

    As city officials try to test the waters about where voters stand on additional taxes, a recent survey revealed that residents are generally pleased with how the city is operating and are not prepared to take on any new taxation measures. Results from...
  • Report: City spending on track in first quarter

    Following a massive restructuring last year, most Glendale city departments have cut back on their spending in the first quarter of this fiscal year, which began July 1, according to a city report reviewed by the City Council Tuesday.. The...