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  • Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board

    Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board
    Leader backs Bric, Gabel-Luddy for Burbank City Council A down economy, ongoing police oversight issues, impacts of a new airport transit center and a behemoth Universal City development adjacent to Burbank, a possible high-speed rail corridor —...
  • Pensions pinch city purse

    The rising costs of employee retirement benefits will force Burbank to spend $10.7-million more next fiscal year, bringing the total to $33.5 million, according to city records. The higher contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement...
  • Guild fashionably ushers in holiday season

    Guild fashionably ushers in holiday season
    The 2010 holiday season was kicked off last week as the La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles staged their annual fashion show fundraiser luncheon. Presented under the theme, "The Heart of Christmas," hundreds of guild members and...
  • City can take lesson from Glendale

    Hooray for you. I for one will stand behind your objection to the city not revealing detailed information on employee bonuses. This money belongs to the citizens of Burbank and the bonuses need to be revealed. This is not the time for anyone to be...
  • Seeking clarification of the word 'public'

    Regarding the Burbank Leader's push to obtain merit-based bonus information per each city employee, let's take a step back or away from those who would attack all things having to do with the "government," including each and every government worker, to...
  • The brains behind the bronze

    The brains behind the bronze
    It takes three days to create a 16-inch-tall work of art at American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank that weighs as much as a bowling ball — albeit one that Hollywood stars would covet onstage. In anticipation of the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild...
  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...
  • Management union agrees to concessions

    The Burbank Management Assn. this week became the latest group of city employees to forgo bonuses and contribute to their pensions. The City Council on Tuesday approved the new contract, which runs through June and will require managers to start paying...
  • Commanders address police union grievances

    Burbank police union officials say commanders have acquiesced to many of the grievances they filed against the impacts of reassigning rank-and-file officers. The grievances, filed in late April, focused on the lack of police officers in key field...
  • City looks at pay system revamp

    City officials are embarking on a “new compensation philosophy” that will affect everything from salaries and benefits to job titles and merit bonuses. An outside consultant could be brought in to help revamp the pay system by as early as...
  • Charity representatives meet with LFCU employees

    The Lockheed Federal Credit Union celebrated the success of their foundation in September when employees met with representatives of local charities that the foundation supports. The charities benefited by the foundation, LFCU Community Stars, include...
  • Board members want more authority

    As Burbank’s Civil Service Board tackles what officials say is a long-overdue discussion on employee nepotism and dating at City Hall, the process has highlighted the board’s relative lack of power compared to similar commissions at other...