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  • Schools get a budget boost

    The sky has stopped falling, at least momentarily. After withstanding millions in reduced funding from Sacramento the last two years, Glendale and Burbank school districts got a boost in the 2010-11 state budget Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into...
  • Warning signs within the numbers

    City Manager Jim Starbird acknowledged this week that there were signs that not all was as it seemed with Advanced Development & Investment Inc. — the affordable-housing firm embroiled in a federal fraud investigation that, in the past five years,...
  • A Balcony View: Turned off by negative campaigning

    A Balcony View: Turned off by negative campaigning
    I had a bizarre thought the other day. Actually, I have unusual thoughts every day, but this one particular notion was fueled by my contribution to last weekend's In Theory section of the paper. The topic for debate was cyber bullying. I chose to...
  • Why couldn't city detect fraud?

    Reading the Oct. 16 article "Warning signs within the numbers" left me angry with the City Council and the city manager. Who is guarding the hen house? Our city officials have a responsibility to safeguard our city's assets. Who else can do it? I am...
  • Scientists refute shuttle security claims

    The 28 Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists suing the federal government over what they say are new invasive security screening procedures are calling for comments about space shuttle security by U.S. Solicitor Gen. Neal Katyal to be stricken from the...
  • Glendale weighs affordable housing issues

    CITY HALL — As federal officials begin to investigate alleged fraud surrounding Advanced Development & Investment Inc., city officials are grappling with what it means for the dozens of low-income families hoping to move into the affordable...
  • Political Landscape: Sherman speaks to Burbank students

    : Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) took time during election season to address a crowd mostly too young to be registered. On Monday, the seven-term congressman spoke to about 200 students during a morning assembly at Burroughs High School in Burbank....
  • Please come by and vote on Nov. 2

    On Nov. 2, all polling place workers, including myself, will be at our assigned polling places at 6 a.m. to set up the place for the 7 a.m. opening. And we will be there until the closing time, which is 8 p.m. It will also take another 30 minutes to 40...
  • Obama zips through Glendale

    The White House on Friday employed Marine One and Bob Hope Airport as part of a strategy to shuttle President Obama from USC to the Unum building in Glendale after the heat his administration took on the massive traffic jams caused by his last L.A. visit....
  • District, union still at odds over money

    GLENDALE — Despite a $13.7-million boost from the state budget and federal stimulus spending, Glendale school board members are bracing for state cuts to their $141.7-million spending plan this academic year. Glendale Unified officials said any...
  • District fights state ruling

    Glendale Unified is appealing a state decision to put two local campuses on a list of the 1,000 lowest-performing schools in California. Cerritos and Muir Elementary schools were caught up in a bill that authorized the California Department of Education...
  • Solar supporters ask for more flexibility

    Solar supporters ask for more flexibility
    CITY HALL — The City Council is poised to loosen regulations on solar energy systems, but Mayor Ara Najarian and a group of residents say the move doesn't go far enough. The City Council on Tuesday will consider adopting new zoning regulations...