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  • 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...
  • Funds seized during criminal investigations to cover police salaries

    Funds seized during criminal investigations to cover police salaries
    The Police Department will use narcotics forfeiture funds to pay salaries for two community policing officers due to a budget shortfall, officials said. A statewide reduction in the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Funds and Citizens’ Option...
  • City's portfolio shortchanged by low interest, weak economy

    At the beginning of the fiscal year, City Treasurer Ron Borucki had questioned the market’s ability to recover, but was hopeful that despite two-year lows, interest rates would rise. His hopes didn’t last long. “Would this third year...
  • Expanded Garfield campus debuts

    Expanded Garfield campus debuts
    Nine years’ worth of public campaigning, budget revisions and contract negotiations culminated this week as Glendale Community College debuted a newly expanded Garfield campus, home to its certificate and continuing education programs. The $22.8-...
  • The first school bell rings

    The first school bell rings
    Roosevelt Middle School buzzed with nervous energy Monday as students congregated in twos and threes to discuss class schedules and back-to-school shopping. “I did mine a month before school started so I would have everything ready,” 12-...
  • 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...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...