â€œWe want to get every dime we can get, but we are going to be cautious about these particular dimes.â€
â€” Glendale Unified School District Board of Education President Mary Boger on $350 million to $700 million California could earn under a Department of Education competitive grant program that school boards say have strings attached.
â€œIf we have a student coughing in the office and he can’t stop coughing, I can see us possibly asking them if they would wear it.â€
â€” Dick Sheehan, Glendale Unified School District deputy superintendent, on thousands of masks and gloves the district received for disease preparedness.
â€œWhat we wanted them to do is not what they are doing.â€
â€” Homeowner Daniel De Leon claiming he paid for loan litigation services with Los Angeles-based Bander Law Firm and never saw any legal action taken in his case.
â€œEverything worked well. It did exactly what it was designed to do.â€
â€” Bob Spencer, Los Angeles County Public Works spokesman, of measures taken to ensure no major debris flows and mudslides destroyed foothill communities.
â€œIf we are supposed to be working with them to set priorities and goals, I would have thought they would have made it a point to actually contact me.â€
â€” Councilwoman Laura Friedman on the lack of interaction with the city’s former lobbyist.
â€œI may just be asking that we toss this and go back to what it is the council asked for rather than spending a half-hour showing how terrible this report is and ripping it to shreds.â€
â€” Councilman John Drayman on what he called a flawed city vetting process for two potential lobbying firms to represent Glendale.
â€œGiven that we have seen cuts in the department, we really don’t have the money in the department to fund this operation.â€
â€” George Chapjian, director of Glendale’s Community Services and Parks Department, on the current ability to operate the planned Pacific Park pool once it is completed.