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  • Ex-Glendale police chief offered disability pension from Bell

    Ex-Glendale police chief offered disability pension from Bell
    More than half of the disability retirements awarded to police officers under former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo — including those given to three police chiefs — should not have been granted, and workers' compensation settlements...
  • Political landscape: Court tosses videographer's appeal

    An appellate court dismissed an appeal last week by a Burbank employee who was ordered in October 2010 to stay at least 10 yards away from a former aide for Assemblyman Mike Gatto, ruling that the one-year restraining order had expired and the appeal...
  • Police remove Mercedes from Verdugo Wash

    Police remove Mercedes from Verdugo Wash
    Officials were at a loss to explain how a 53-year-old Glendale woman drove her Mercedes about a mile up a concrete Verdugo Wash channel Thursday before barreling to a stop just short of an 8-foot drop-off into the L.A. River. The woman, whom police...
  • Walmart concerns grow

    Walmart concerns grow
    Opposition to a planned Walmart in Burbank surged this week as critics demanded the city first address promised traffic improvements before allowing the mega-retailer to move in. Backed by an attorney for the powerful United Food and Commercial Workers...
  • Legislation would reduce fees for college students

    Legislation would reduce fees for college students
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) recently joined forces with Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (D-Los Angeles) to close a tax loophole that benefits large out-of-state companies and to use the billions of dollars collected to reduce fees for...
  • House approves unemployment, payroll tax cut extensions

    House approves unemployment, payroll tax cut extensions
    The U.S. House of Representatives approved today an extension of the payroll tax cut through 2012, extended unemployment compensation and prevented a reduction in physician reimbursements under Medicare. After the 293-to-132 vote, Rep. Adam Schiff, who...
  • After Burbank strike, '1000 Ways to Die' halts production

    After Burbank strike, '1000 Ways to Die' halts production
    Production has been halted on the cable TV series "1000 Ways to Die" because of a labor dispute with crew members. "Spike TV has confirmed that production of season four of '1000 Ways to Die' has concluded," according to a statement from the cable...