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  • Former Burbank officer wants records purged, retirement badge

    Former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor, who was awarded nearly $1.3 million in a discrimination lawsuit, is asking a judge to force the city to purge his personnel records of any reference to wrongdoing and that he be issued a retirement badge...
  • Man sentenced to 30 months for flashing laser at private plane, Pasadena police helicopter

    A North Hollywood man who aimed a commercial-grade laser at a private airplane and a Pasadena police helicopter was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison. Adam Gardenhire, 19, pleaded guilty in October to one count of aiming the beam of a...
  • Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case

    Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case
    WASHINGTON — Four years ago, many gay rights advocates shook their heads when super-lawyers Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they would challenge California's ban on gay marriages in federal court and take the case all the way to the U.S....
  • Supreme Court expresses skepticism over upholding Prop. 8

    The Supreme Court asked skeptical questions Tuesday of former Reagan administration lawyer Charles J. Cooper about his assertion that California’s ban on gay marriage should be upheld. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. questioned Cooper as to...
  • Charity foundation names new members

    Charity foundation names new members
    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos announced new members to its Board of Directors and newly elected officers for 2012. Those newly serving the board include attorneys Armen Baghdasarian of the Glendale firm Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP and...
  • Prop. 8 hearing is milestone in years-long saga

    The mood was electric that crisp, clear February day as couples lined up at San Francisco City Hall to be among the first to get licenses for same-sex marriages in California. Nine tortuous years followed: The state high court halted and invalidated the...
  • Siblings will be tried in dog death

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled on Wednesday that there is sufficient evidence for a case involving two siblings arrested on suspicion of stabbing their aunt’s dog to death to go to trial. Charissa Bodtcher, 23, and her brother,...
  • Burbank daycare owner, employee plead not guilty in case of suffocated infant

    A Burbank daycare owner and her employee pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that an 11-month-old boy in their care died last year after allegedly suffocating from a car seat chest strap, officials said. Milena Nikodijevic, 51, owner of Twinkle Little...
  • Wood roofs slated to get extensions

    Wood roofs slated to get extensions
    The hundreds of Burbank residents who have yet to comply with a city ordinance that requires them to remove their wood roofs were given some breathing room this week, 20 years after the law was put on the books. Homeowners with exposed wood roofs...
  • Burbank appropriates money for negotiations with new city attorneys union

    The City Council has set aside $50,000 to pay a law firm to assist the city in labor negotiations with the Burbank City Attorney’s Assn., a newly formed bargaining group that includes 10 attorneys and a paralegal at City Hall. The group has been...
  • Walmart battle enters its next phase

    Walmart battle enters its next phase
    Walmart has filed a motion seeking to lift an injunction that has prevented the retailer from constructing a store in Burbank prior to the outcome of a lawsuit brought by three residents. The motion was filed last week after a Los Angeles County...
  • Attorney receives congrats from judge

    Barry Ross received congratulations from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Fred Rotenberg after Ross was recently sworn in as the 2012 president of the Glendale Bar Assn. by Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman. A native of the Glendale and Burbank area, Barry...