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  • Schools miss federal marks

    BURBANK — Two Burbank Unified campuses missed their federal academic targets this year, putting them at risk of sanctions next school year. If Jefferson, Miller elementary schools do not meet their federal academic achievement levels next year,...
  • Blind man's federal building business is downsized

    Blind man's federal building business is downsized
    A blind Burbank man is fighting to salvage his food service business in a downtown Los Angeles federal building more than a year after an administrative law judge ordered a state agency representing him to enter into arbitration on the matter. Michael...
  • Authorities warn of fire inspector scam

    Authorities are urging residents to be wary of people claiming to be fire inspectors. Cities surrounding Burbank are seeing an increase in scam artists targeting businesses in Los Angeles County and throughout the state. Los Angeles County District Atty....
  • Disneyland and union settle long labor dispute

    Disneyland and union settle long labor dispute
    Ending a four-year dispute, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim reached a five-year contract agreement with 2,100 hotel workers. The dispute had bogged down recently over healthcare cost increases in Disneyland's proposed contracts. The labor union,...
  • Leader's court costs are $37,000 and rising

    City officials have yet to reach a decision on whether to appeal a court order to release individual employee bonus amounts, but the tab incurred by the Burbank Leader to obtain the information already stands at $37,000. Pending the outcome of a...
  • New police union contract disclosed

    The City Council this week approved a new contract with the police union this week that includes a 6.5% salary increase for officers, but that will also require them to pay their full share of retirement contributions. Even with officers paying more...
  • Council should postpone wood-roof law

    In the last 10 years we’ve been hammered into loss of income by stock market crashes on investments, loss of jobs and unemployment, loss of interest income on retirement savings and diminished home values. Add to that increased costs of living,...
  • Burbank Democrats to meet at Colony Theatre

    The Burbank Democratic Club will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third St. Burbank. Patty Horton, representing Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), and Vickere Murphy, on behalf of state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge),...
  • Walmart protest precedes council meeting

    Opponents of a planned Walmart in Burbank drew upon the strength of unions Tuesday night to give the noisiest local protest yet to the mega-retailer. More than 100 people, bolstered by the organized support of labor unions, swarmed outside Burbank City...
  • Pawns and an inevitable end

    The spirited crowd protesting outside Burbank City Hall Tuesday may have its collective heart in the right place, but the residents who took part look to be just pawns in the battle between union leaders and their longtime nemesis: Walmart. The protest...
  • Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006

    Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006
    While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees. Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
  • Former Bell police chief will testify, breaking years of silence

    Former Bell police chief will testify, breaking years of silence
    Bell's former police chief -- once among the highest-paid law enforcement officials in the nation -- agreed Tuesday to testify in an ongoing corruption case against one of his former bosses. DOCUMENT: DEPOSITION OF RANDY ADAMS The testimony would break...