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  • Ron Kaye: This little 'piggy bank' has stayed home

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to abolish redevelopment agencies statewide, calling them “piggy banks” for local officials — a mild statement compared to critics who see them as nothing more than “slush funds” that all too often...
  • Past Brown-era tax law is not sacrosanct

    Our health may be getting wobbly, but have you noticed that those of us in the 65-or-older age bracket seem to have it all over younger people when it comes to financial security? Many of us have been grandfathered into the type of defined benefit...
  • This little 'piggy bank' has stayed home

    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to abolish redevelopment agencies statewide, calling them "piggy banks" for local officials — a mild statement compared to critics who see them as nothing more than "slush funds" that all too often enrich developers with...
  • It's hard to back teachers on this one

    I love teachers. I don't say that just because my daughter has some of the best in the district, but because I really believe teachers are generally wonderful, amazing people. In fact, when I hear the word “teacher,” my first thought is,...
  • Not interested in another school bond

    As taxpaying residents, we opposed Measure G, which essentially put a tax on all Glendale properties for the benefit of Glendale Community College, where many students aren’t even local residents. Oh, how they drive over from Burbank and don’...
  • Golden goose was squeezed to death

    Regarding Gerry Rankin’s Feb. 11 letter “Past Brown-era tax law is not sacrosanct,” I don’t believe that Rankin knows yet that the golden goose is almost dead. He appears to me as being rather cold and heartless in wanting to...
  • Deductions for Cars and Other Items You Own

    Deductions for Cars and Other Items You Own
    Familiarize yourself with what is and what is not deductible when it comes to the things you own. And, better yet, some purchases can win you tax credits, which are far more valuable than any deduction can be. A deduction lets you reduce the amount of...
  • A candidate stops by

    This afternoon we were visited by City Council candidate Emily Gabel-Luddy. I hadn't really decided who to vote for next month because both candidates offer positive ideas, but I was very impressed with Gabel-Luddy's grasp of the budget problems facing...
  • Donations to Japan would be helpful

    I think it is very important that we as a community push to help other nations in their time of need. As you know, the disaster that Japan has gone through has killed many and in their time of need we should want to help. I think that your newspaper...
  • City's Property Tax Error Has Queens Homeowners Outraged

    City's Property Tax Error Has Queens Homeowners Outraged
    The city's Finance Department made a major mistake in the property tax-rolls and mistakenly boosted property tax values. Now, Co-Op owners are holding a tax revolt in Queens. "We're stuggling. We're trying to keep our people who have fixed incomes here...
  • Balt. Co. schools deserve more support

    As reported in The Sun ("Balt. Co. budget is nearly flat, draws down reserve money," April 15), Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said his number one priority is not to raise taxes. On the Baltimore County government website, his budget summary...