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A judge on Wednesday denied Burbank's request to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former police officer who claims he was fired in retaliation for exposing alleged misconduct by his colleagues. The attorney for former officer Pete Allen hailed the judge&...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday said he would fight any move to close the Glenoaks post office in Burbank to cut costs at the financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service. In a letter to U.S. Postal Service Postmaster Gen. Patrick Donahoe, Schiff...
A judge has put off ruling on the city's motion to dismiss a former Burbank police officer's wrongful termination lawsuit, saying she needs more time to evaluate the case. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Donna Fields Goldstein had been slated to...
The City Council has set aside $50,000 to pay a law firm to assist the city in labor negotiations with the Burbank City Attorney’s Assn., a newly formed bargaining group that includes 10 attorneys and a paralegal at City Hall. The group has been...
Burbank will save $643,000 over the next two years after the City Council this week approved a labor agreement with Burbank firefighters that would require them to pay their full employee pension contribution in return for a 5.5% raise. After three years...
Los Angeles police on Tuesday identified the man who, the day before, led officers on a slow speed chase into Burbank that ended after his utility work van struck two cars. The man -- Albert Stokes, 52, of Paramount – was arrested on suspicion...
A former police officer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Burbank in Los Angeles County Superior Court last week, roughly two weeks after a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the original claim did not belong in federal court....
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The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday said he may not have jurisdiction over an appeal of an injunction that has blocked construction of a Walmart adjacent to the Empire Center in Burbank. “Once the notice of appeal has been filed,...
San Fernando Valley roundup: Whole Foods HQ set to move into Glendale, Voters in Valley supported law requiring condoms in adult filmsGood morning, readers. Today is Friday, November 9. Whole Foods is moving its regional headquarters to Glendale. More than 140 employees will move in, reports the Glendale News-Press. The porn industry is ready to fight L.A. County on a new law...
After hearing from women who broke through glass ceilings in policing, Burbank’s female police officers and city employees returned home from a conference last week inspired to embrace their roles in a male-dominated field. “People think...
Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown this week that would require new public employees to work longer before retiring with full benefits, while at the same time requiring them to eventually cover at least half of the contribution to their retirement...
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