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  • Letter: Hobby Lobby has a religious right

    Re: “Hobby Lobby runs an unfair business,” Mailbag, July 2. The letter writer, Mr. Aboulsaad, appears to want to punish Hobby Lobby for exercising its rights under federal and state laws. To claim that its owners are greedy for incorporating...
  • Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'

    Schiff calls Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling 'setback for women's health'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), whose district office is located about a mile from where a Hobby Lobby store will open on Friday, criticized the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the arts-and-crafts supply retailer to pay insurance covering...
  • 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...
  • Work suspended on Bob Hope Airport EIR

    Work suspended on Bob Hope Airport EIR
    City officials have temporarily suspended work on a report studying the environmental impacts of constructing a new 14-gate terminal at Bob Hope Airport following unresolved differences between the city of Burbank and the airport. The Burbank-Glendale-...
  • Accreditation commission to host public forum

    The public will have a chance 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 6 p.m. on...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Forum on proposed charter academy draws hundreds

    About 200 people attended a special school board meeting Monday night at which about 40 people addressed school officials with concerns about the potential opening of a charter school later this year, with many of them fearing the school would focus on...
  • 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...