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  • City of Burbank agrees to $1.4M settlement in Dahlia case

    The city has reached a $1.4-million settlement with a former Burbank police detective who sued the city for retaliation after he was fired four years ago for alleged misconduct during the investigation into a takeover robbery at Porto’s Bakery in...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
  • Letter: Suggestions for addressing poverty

    Re: “Panel addresses strategies on poverty,” Aug. 9. Here are some of the ideas I presented to the Glendale Housing Authority on July 29: 1. Create a business incubator for the unemployed and those on welfare with an annual 100 participant...
  • Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

    Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California
    The allocation for the state's program to keep film and television jobs in California may expand to $400 million — quadrupling the current amount — if legislation that passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 5-0 vote on Thursday...
  • Commission to host public forum in Burbank

    The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on the services offered by Burbank police as the department seeks voluntary accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The commission will host a public forum at...
  • Burb's Eye View: Rosie proves to be quite the attraction at local shop

    Burb's Eye View: Rosie proves to be quite the attraction at local shop
    It’s hard to say why people fall in love with Rosie: maybe it’s the beauty mark on her nose or the way she’s perfected the pinup pose. During an al fresco lunch on Magnolia Boulevard, Rosie’s owners, Bryan and Jamie Blair,...
  • Op-Ed: Access to epi-pens could save a child's life

    Food allergies are on the rise in the United States. Currently, an estimated one in 13 children in the U.S. lives with a food allergy. According to national food allergy guidelines, epinephrine is the treatment that should be given first when a person...
  • Letter: Bicycle use lessens vehicle traffic

    Re: “Bikes have made the street unsafe,” Mailbag, Sept.10. The bikeway doesn’t slow traffic, it speeds it up by allowing bicyclists to travel to the right of the motor vehicle lane. Bicycles are considered vehicles under state law, and...
  • FSA, Boys and Girls clubs get partial funding

    The Burbank City Council signed off on three years of partial funding for two programs for Burbank’s youth, including a school-based counseling program that parents, students and service-providers have said helps students deal with emotional...
  • Newport Beach to take decision on group-home rules to Supreme Court

    A Newport Beach ordinance limiting group homes, struck down by a federal appeals court, has been cited repeatedly by Burbank officials who say they are extremely restricted in regulating such facilities. But last week, Burbank City Council members...
  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84. Q:...
  • Burbank to debut online comment pilot program for city meetings

    Burbank residents can now leave comments for city officials on issues slated to be discussed at upcoming meetings as part of a pilot program to increase community engagement, especially for those who may not be able to attend a meeting in person. For...