RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Credit and Debt

A collection of news and information related to Credit and Debt published by this site and its partners.

Top Credit and Debt Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • Alleged identity theft scheme uncovered at Glendale flower shop

    Alleged identity theft scheme uncovered at Glendale flower shop
    A Glendale florist was arrested at his hillside home Thursday for allegedly using bank account information stolen from his customers to buy $1,900 in gift cards at Target stores in Glendale and Burbank. Vahik Ghookasian, owner of Daisy’s Florist on...
  • Man posed as contractor, burglarized office cubicles in 6 buildings, Glendale police say

    Man posed as contractor, burglarized office cubicles in 6 buildings, Glendale police say
    Police are looking for a man who they say posed as a contractor so he could access office buildings and steal valuables from employee cubicles. The unidentified man, who police dubbed the “Office Creeper,” allegedly stole wallets, credit...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs two-year extension of film tax credit
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks. The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
  • Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018

    Film industry lobbies to extend state film tax credit through 2018
    Amid mounting evidence that rival states are chipping away at California’s movie and TV production business, a coalition of entertainment unions and film industry officials is renewing a push to provide long-term funding for California’s...
  • 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...
  • Five charged with ID theft

    Five men were charged Friday with multiple counts of identity theft after they allegedly used re-encoded credit cards to buy and resell gas for profit, police said. The men — Norik Tergalstanyan, 45, Arman Karapetyan, 24, Andranik Tashchyan, 57,...
  • City official knocks state payout

    After maneuvering through a tangled bureaucratic mess, Burbank and Glendale have received millions to pay down redevelopment-related debt obligations, although the amounts they received fell short of what city officials say is their fair share. In the...
  • Council Oks Veterans Village

    Council Oks Veterans Village
    Once slated for a multifamily housing project, to be built by an affordable housing developer that the city is now suing for fraud, a central Glendale site is on its way to becoming a “Veterans Village.” With a unanimous vote, the City...
  • Hollywood tax credit extension moves forward in California Legislature

    Hollywood tax credit extension moves forward in California Legislature
    California lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposed five-year, $500-million extension of the state’s film tax credit, despite opposition from teachers and others to giving Hollywood so much financial help when the state is cutting...
  • State film tax credit extension clears a hurdle but is scaled back

    Lawmakers gave a preliminary thumbs up to a two-year extension of California's film tax credit, a mixed result for Hollywood backers who had pressed for a five-year extension but were relieved to get more money given the state's budget crunch. By a 5-1...
  • Krikorian shrugs off cash woes

    Krikorian shrugs off cash woes
    The Republican candidate in the 43rd Assembly District who has touted himself as a “business conservative” extinguished more than $49,000 in credit card debt after he and his wife emerged from Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, court records...
  • Ron Kaye: Empty desks, a new way of life

    The email from Moody's credit rating service that popped up on my computer screen boggled my mind: Glendale was among 40 California cities that were downgraded or are facing downgrades, but Los Angeles and San Francisco could get upgrades. I'm an old...