| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The fourth annual Glendale Health Fair packed the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, as more than 1,000 attendees came to take advantage of free health services.
Throughout the auditorium, free screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, dental...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jan 24, 2014
"Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...