| May 13, 2011
| 8:21 PM
COSTA MESA — The city's credit rating dropped one grade because of its "weakened financial profile," according to a news release issued by City Hall on Friday.
In its reasoning, Moody's Investors Service cited an above-average exposure to...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, founder of the free financial advice blog, AskTheMoneyCoach.com, and author of the new book, Perfect Credit.
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| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Bob Hope Airport received a warning this week that its credit rating is likely to suffer if it issues bonds to cover most of the construction costs for its proposed $120-million transit center.
On Tuesday, Fitch Ratings put out a “negative watch&...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Regarding your article in the Burbank Leader on June 4, “Airport gets credit rating warning,” yes, the people of Glendale, Burbank, and Pasadena should be very concerned about the rating that has just come out by Fitch — that gives the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:29 PM
In the June 4 print versions of the Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press, the sub-headline said Fitch “questioned” the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s proposed use of bonds for the transportation center (“Airport...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 5:22 PM
Newport Beach received the highest credit rating, AAA, and its upcoming bond issuance received AA ratings from major ratings agencies, the city reported Tuesday.
The high marks should help the city when it issues bonds for its Civic Center, a $130-...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 8:51 PM
COSTA MESA — On Tuesday, after voters have waded through the options for state, county and city offices, low down on the ballot they'll cast their choice for two division seats on the Mesa Consolidated Water District Board of Directors.
| Feb 19, 2012
Credit rating agency Fitch said Thursday that it might downgrade the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority after it gets a clearer picture of the airfield’s financial standing later this year.
Fitch has already put the airport authority on...
| Mar 11, 2012
Thanks to the loss of an airline, declining parking revenues and fewer passengers using the airfield, Bob Hope Airport is facing one of its roughest budget years ever, officials reported this week.
Airport officials also are staring at a multimillion-...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:46 AM
The credit rating agency Fitch this week warned that a planned $90-million transit center could significantly increase Bob Hope Airport's debt burden.
In maintaining its AA- rating for the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, the agency warned...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Rising from the rubble of an old industrial site, the 20,000-seat Toyota Park was supposed to put a small suburb on the map.
Yet the soccer stadium also has become a model of what can go wrong when a little town takes massive development gambles in a...