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  • Attorney asks city for $1.75M

    The lead attorney who represented former deputy police chief William Taylor in his successful lawsuit against Burbank is asking a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to force the city to cover nearly $1.75 million in legal fees. The attorney,...
  • Burbank to appeal $1.29M verdict in former police chief's suit

    The Burbank City Council this week voted this week to appeal a nearly $1.3-million verdict awarded to former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor after he claimed in a lawsuit that he faced on-the-job retaliation. The move will prolong a case that has...
  • Burbank, former police lieutenant appear headed to court over alleged stolen documents

    This post has been updated, see below for details. A lawsuit filed by the city against a former police lieutenant accused of stealing department records appears headed for trial, even though he returned the documents. Former police lieutenant Omar...
  • Burbank alleges jury misconduct in William Taylor trial

    The city attorney's office has filed a motion seeking a new trial in the case of former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor, who was awarded nearly $1.3 million in March after a jury found that he was demoted and eventually fired in retaliation for...
  • Trial begins for Burbank police officer who claims harassment, retaliation

    Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen finds herself in court as a last resort, after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment were not investigated, prompting her lawsuit, her attorney said Monday. In his opening statements to jurors in Los Angeles...
  • Case alleging police discrimination goes to jury

    Closing arguments wrapped up Friday afternoon for a lawsuit filed by a female police officer, who claims she faced discrimination and harassment because of her pregnancy, and retaliation when she complained. On Thursday, a Los Angeles County Superior...
  • Judge gives Walmart, Burbank four more months to prepare defense

    Judge gives Walmart, Burbank four more months to prepare defense
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday gave attorneys for the city of Burbank and Walmart four more months to prepare their defense against a lawsuit filed to block the mega-retailer from opening adjacent to the Empire Center. The...
  • Judge orders city to pay up

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge this week issued a tentative ruling that would force Burbank to pay roughly $929,500 to cover the legal fees incurred by a former deputy police chief who won a nearly $1.3-million judgment for claims that he faced...
  • Consumer rights group condemns dismissal of former Burbank detective's lawsuit

    Claiming a federal appellate court's dismissal of a former Burbank police detective's lawsuit will have a “powerful chilling effect” on future whistleblowers, a consumer rights advocacy group on Tuesday asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Man pleads guilty to killing Burbank police officer in 2003

    Man pleads guilty to killing Burbank police officer in 2003
    David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday. Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
  • North Hollywood man accused of killing his parents

    Prosecutors charged a North Hollywood man with capital murder Tuesday in connection with the slaying of his parents. Jonathan Mercado, 25, was charged by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with two counts of murder with the special...
  • Walmart exec has vested interest in fight

    In response to a recent op-ed piece (“Walmart stoppage no cause for celebration,” Sept. 8) I imagine it is, indeed, no celebration for the writer, Walmart executive Steven Restivo, whose job it is to facilitate the opening of Walmart stores in...