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  • The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush

    The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush
    Fourth-graders Sam West and Dani Thomas-Nathan sat behind a booth Friday morning selling copies of the Golden Gazette newspaper for $1 each. It was 1849 at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, the peak of the California Gold Rush, and Gold Town was...
  • Ferguson needed to take action

    I am writing to share my concerns with the recent actions of Burbank school board candidate Steve Ferguson. In mid-February it was reported by online social media that a member of Ferguson’s election campaign was caught on video stealing an...
  • Rash of home, car burglaries reported in Burbank

    A rash of home burglaries was reported in Burbank over the weekend, with computers and video game equipment being the hottest targets, police said. In four of the seven home burglaries reported between Friday and Sunday, computers and video game...
  • Burbank school board campaign worker charged in alleged sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was charged with petty theft this week after he was caught allegedly stealing campaign signs belonging to another school board candidate, officials...
  • Man beaten, robbed of shoes while crossing street in Burbank

    A man was robbed and beaten in Burbank on Sunday by three men who hopped out of a black car, police said. At 6:15 p.m., the victim retrieved new tennis shoes from his car and was crossing the street when a speeding black car pulled up next to him at...
  • Volunteer for Burbank school board candidate fined for alleged rival sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said. The volunteer, Scott...
  • Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out

    Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out
    Calling the complaint “frivolous and malicious,” a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against the Burbank Police Department in which a convicted pimp claimed false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against...
  • Former Burbank police officer sues city

    A former Burbank police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for suing the city four years ago for racial discrimination and harassment. The lawsuit was filed last week in U.S....
  • Burbank police union president put on leave

    The president of the Burbank police officers union was placed on administrative leave this week, multiple sources confirmed Friday. The sources, which include people both inside and outside the department, declined to be identified, citing the sensitive...
  • Removing recyclables is not theft

    Mailbag contributor Steve Urbanovich grumbles about individuals taking recyclables out of refuse bins on his block, believing what these people are doing is theft (“Put an end to recycling theft,” Aug. 7). Sorry, Mr. Urbanovich, but it’s...
  • Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms

    Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms
    A spike in the number of false-alarm calls made to Burbank police in recent years prompted harsher penalties to recover response costs this week after officials said the trend is tying up resources needed for true emergencies. According to a new fee...
  • IMAX lawsuit claims former employee stole technology secrets and made copycat projectors in China

    Claiming a trail of corporate espionage from Canada to China and then to an office on West Magnolia Boulevard, IMAX Corp. has accused a Burbank company and its international affiliates of using stolen technology to distribute IMAX copycat giant-screen...