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  • District in public plea for money

    A La CaƱada Unified School District task force made a plea this week for $2,500 annual donations to the local schools from all "stakeholders" until the state budget crisis is over. The plea came in the form of a guest column written by school-board...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Experts ponder 'Plan B' options for the health insurance mandate

    Experts ponder 'Plan B' options for the health insurance mandate
    With Republicans vowing to dismantle the health law and courts wrestling with its constitutionality, some health policy experts are pondering a possible "Plan B" in case the individual mandate -- the requirement that everyone get health insurance starting...
  • AT&T seeking $1M from city

    CITY HALL — Burbank and Glendale could be on the hook for $1 million each in response to claims filed by AT&T against cities across the nation. The claim filed with both cities last month is in response to a settlement agreement AT&T reached in a...
  • Council demands DMV reopening

    CITY HALL — The City Council this week called on state officials to reopen the Department of Motor Vehicles branch on Glenoaks Boulevard, citing outrage from residents since it was closed indefinitely last month after a nearly $1-million facelift....
  • Sickening display of benefits for the rich

    I am sure that I have this straight — the Republicans in Congress held the extension of unemployment benefits hostage until President Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the infamous deficit-blossoming Bush tax cuts. In other words, in order to...
  • City Life: End the secrecy; give us the truth

    The financial shenanigans under investigation in the city of Bell have caused a scramble to climb aboard the "transparency" train. Government agencies are tripping over themselves to show their constituencies that they have nothing to hide....
  • CAR REVIEWS: BEST OF 2011

    CAR REVIEWS: BEST OF 2011
    Awards season is at hand, so it's only fitting to salute top performers in one of L.A.'s favorite categories: autos. Our work as Times car reviewers put us behind the wheels of dozens of vehicles last year. Breakout stars included two new electric...
  • Opinion: First they came for my Twinkie ...

    Opinion: First they came for my Twinkie ...
    To ring in 2011, let's raise a toast in unison to proclaim the most frequently made New Year's resolution. Then promptly break it. Yes, it's the season for the annual American vow to lose weight. But first, let's argue about just how much leverage the...
  • January 3: Your Money Matters - Roth IRA Conversions - Rent to Own

    January 3: Your Money Matters - Roth IRA Conversions - Rent to Own
    Roth IRA Conversion Virtually everyone has a traditional IRA or assets held in an employer-sponsored retirement plan such as a 401k should evaluate the potential benefits of a Roth IRA and determine whether a Roth conversion makes sense, based on their...
  • Tax breaks for developers mean higher costs for you

    Tax breaks for developers mean higher costs for you
    Taxpayers are about to get stiffed. Why? Because developers want tax breaks. And what developers want, Florida politicians usually give. The problem for you is that, unlike Santa, politicians don't have a bottomless bag. If they let a developer...