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  • Homeowner wants out of broke association

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I love Ilyce's radio show and want to thank her for all the help and advice she gives. I bought a townhome a couple of years ago with a $60,000 mortgage. After moving in, I realized I did not like paying the...
  • There's budget shopping and there's buying cheap

    There's budget shopping and there's buying cheap
    Last weekend, I went on a shoe bender. But unlike most such forays, this one cost me less than $100. One find was a pair of glittery jelly flats from Jeffrey Campbell. You heard it here first: Jellies are back! I was so excited about the $30 flats that I...
  • Dump the immigrant detainee quota

     Dump the immigrant detainee quota
    One of the more peculiar provisions in U.S. immigration law is the little-known requirement that 34,000 potential deportees be held in federal detention centers each night. The reason for this is murky; the original language was written into the federal...
  • Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend

    Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend
    The age of the Connecticut state employee suggestion box has ended. That was the notorious device Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used to balance a nearly $200 million gap budget gap in 2011. No one ever explained what the valuable suggestions were. With revenues...
  • Four rules for minimizing your rental car cost

    Four rules for minimizing your rental car cost
    Question: It seems to me that the rates for car rentals have risen considerably. How can one obtain an affordable rental car? How do you do it with multi-city destinations? Mary Farkas Los Angeles Answer: Farkas is right about increased costs for...
  • County could charge more for dog licenses

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors this week voted to consider fee hikes to bridge a budget shortfall in what staff members and volunteers said is an animal-control agency still recovering from years of disarray and accusations of mismanagement....
  • City departments ask for more funds

    City departments ask for more funds
    Several city departments, including fire and Glendale Water & Power, have proposed increased budgets featuring capital-improvement projects for next fiscal year, driving up the city's overall spending plan. Revamping a fire station to accommodate a...
  • Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs

    Lawmakers press for full funding of city schools gifted programs
    A resolution seeking to restore and preserve funding for two programs that target the city's gifted students was introduced in the City Council on Monday, as city political leaders described a disinvestment in the city schools' top achievers. The...
  • Candidates for 42nd District state Senate seat joust on school issues

    Public education — the new hybrid school board, school safety and overcrowding — dominated discussions among the three candidates for the 42nd District's state Senate seat. Just six weeks before the primary, incumbent Sen. Jim Brochin, a...
  • Budget talks won't be easy for governor

     When Gov. Jerry Brown releases his latest budget plan Tuesday, he will already have a major fiscal victory under his belt, having cut a deal to strengthen the state's reserve fund. But over the next few weeks, spending negotiations with lawmakers...
  • Jerry Brown reveals new budget plan at Capitol

    Gov. Jerry Brown detailed his revised $107.8-billion state budget proposal at the Capitol on Tuesday morning, laying out his plans to address California's mounting pension liabilities, increased costs of providing healthcare to the poor and paying off...