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  • Mother of Burbank infant who died pleads not guilty to felony child abuse

    The 21-year-old Burbank mother whose five-week-old daughter died of internal injuries last month pleaded not guilty to one felony count of child abuse Wednesday morning. Prosecutors allege the woman -- Elizabeth Carter -- allowed the infant to “be...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff on Supreme Court decisions: 'Love is love'

    Rep. Adam Schiff on Supreme Court decisions: 'Love is love'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called Wednesday a “huge day for the cause of equality” after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of rulings essentially affirming the rights of gay couples to marry. The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the...
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law professor who supported ban

    Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,” said...
  • Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision
    Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the scene was exactly what Paul Katami and his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, had hoped for when they started their journey more than three years ago. The highest court in the land had just...
  • Injunction against future Burbank Walmart lifted

    This story has been corrected. See details below. An injunction that had prevented Walmart from starting work on a new store adjacent to the Empire Center has been lifted, but the outcome of a lawsuit filed by three residents to force a number of street...
  • Gordon is ignoring energy mandates

    When Vice Mayor Gordon voted against approving the 2013-14 budget, his stated reason was that Burbank Water and Power is incurring millions of dollars in renewable energy costs that are causing rates to increase unnecessarily because of a state mandate...
  • Burbank Walmart case could be delayed further after judge is reassigned

    Walmart was dealt a setback this week in its efforts to open a store in Burbank when the judge hearing a lawsuit filed by three local residents to block the store’s construction was reassigned just days before a hearing to schedule a trial. Just...
  • Court agrees to rehear Burbank police case

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Burbank police detective that a federal three-judge appellate court panel dismissed in August. Oral arguments in the case filed by Angelo Dahlia are...
  • Walmart appeal up in the air

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday said he may not have jurisdiction over an appeal of an injunction that has blocked construction of a Walmart adjacent to the Empire Center in Burbank. “Once the notice of appeal has been filed,...
  • Walmart to fight injunction on Burbank store in state appellate court

    Walmart officials on Tuesday said they will take their case for starting construction on a new store in Burbank to a state appellate court after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled he doesn’t have jurisdiction to hear the appeal....
  • Judge denies Burbank's request to throw out former police officer's lawsuit

    A judge on Wednesday denied Burbank's request to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former police officer who claims he was fired in retaliation for exposing alleged misconduct by his colleagues. The attorney for former officer Pete Allen hailed the judge&...
  • John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success

    John Burroughs High School choir teams sing songs of success
    Look no further than John Burroughs High School to find the national grand champions of all high school choirs in the United States. After months — and for some students, years — of work, two choir teams at John Burroughs High School secured...