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  • Editorial: Losses could have been worse

    Glendale took it on the chin this week when governing bodies, combating these hard economic times, approved pared-down budgets that include layoffs and concessions. Glendale Unified had to lay off 66 teachers as part of its new budget. Employees at...
  • Ron Kaye: The happiness factor

    Depending on which side of the Great Divide you’re on, unions — especially public employee unions — should be abolished or the bankers and corporate CEOs should be locked up in jail and the keys thrown away. Maybe we have been at war so...
  • Ron Kaye: Like it or not, change has arrived

    You are the lucky ones and you probably don’t even know it. And if you do, you probably don’t appreciate it. Hard times are here for cities across California, and they are going to get harder in the years ahead. Costa Mesa has sent pink...
  • Tropico Perspective: Prop 13 and making things better

    I fear that we are becoming a people at war with ourselves. The religion of what we cannot afford has replaced what was once the dream of what we can do. Our fear has so tainted our trust in those we have employed to take care of our basic social needs...
  • City, police union butt heads

    City executives have rejected a grievance filed by the city’s police union that claims the reorganization of the Burbank Police Department has dramatically reduced staffing levels, affected officer response times and distressed the workforce. They...
  • Newspaper files suit against Burbank for public records

    The Burbank Leader on Friday filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank for refusing to disclose detailed information about millions of dollars in merit-based bonuses paid to employees during the past three years. Burbank officials initially provided a...
  • Bonus payouts to Burbank employees total $4M

    Bonus payouts to Burbank employees total $4M
    Hundreds of Burbank city employees have received a collective $4 million in bonuses since July 2007, according to documents the city fought in court to keep out of public view. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in May ordered city officials to...
  • An early Christmas and an extraordinary career

    During two respective events this past week, hundreds of Burbankers got a jump on celebrating the Yuletide season while others honored a woman who, during the span of her remarkable 36-year journalism career, has covered and chronicled the lives of...
  • Fashion show provides 'Fun in the Sun'

    More than 120 members and guests of the La Providencia Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles gathered at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel for the organization’s annual summer mustering and fashion show on July 16. Welcomed by the day&...
  • California Armenian American Democrats chartered

    After a year and a half of work, the California Armenian American Democrats has received provisional ratification as the first organization chartered by the executive board of the state Democratic Party. Caro Avanessian, interim chairman of the new...
  • Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union

    Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union
    Maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport took the first step toward unionizing Wednesday after a petition was filed on their behalf with the National Labor Relations Board. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501 filed the petition...