| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It wasn't unanimous, but the City Council approved sending a message of support for a massive $1.08 billion renovation of the Los Angeles River corridor on a 3-1 vote Tuesday with one member abstaining. Glendale would not have to provide any funding for...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:26 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Monday expanding protections for student athletes who are believed to have sustained a concussion in school sports and activities.
Since 2012, public school districts have been required to immediately...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:32 PM
California lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a new state testing plan despite a threat by the Obama administration to withhold federal education funds unless substantial changes were made.
The state Senate approved the overhaul on a 25-7 vote, with...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge).
The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district.
That seat, currently...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of information law...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:00 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Under a provision tucked into budget legislation by the state Senate, the president of the California Public Utilities Commission would be exempt from a proposal intended to prevent commissioners from spending agency-related funds that...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:48 PM
As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Cañada Unified School District officials are partnering with Democratic state legislators and other districts to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for distributing state money and $6 billion in...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:16 PM
City staff, friends and community members thanked Capt. Dave Silversparre Monday night for his five years of service leading the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station.
Silversparre, a La Crescenta resident, announced last month that he was being...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
SACRAMENTO — A revenue redistribution scheme probably was not what Californians had in mind when they passed Gov. Jerry Brown's tax increase to salvage public schools.
But as it turns out, the tax hike, Prop. 30, was essential to help pay for...