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  • Contenders face off in House race

    Contenders face off in House race
    Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control. Both political parties are beholden to special interests and well-funded industry lobbyists, said...
  • In Theory: In wake of Paris attacks, is an unfair burden placed on the Muslim community?

    In the wake of the attack on the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo and the deadly hostage crisis at a Paris kosher market last week, the Muslim community has once again been thrust into the public eye. This, of course, comes less than a month...
  • BUSD Candidate: Roberta Reynolds

    BUSD Candidate: Roberta Reynolds
    At a Glance: Age: 60 Occupation: Pharmacist, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Political affiliation: Republican Education: USC -- Doctor of Pharmacy Cal State University, Northride -- Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry L.A. Valley College, no degree...
  • BUSD Candidate: Armond Aghakhanian

    BUSD Candidate: Armond Aghakhanian
    At a Glance: Age: 43 Occupation: Teacher, Woodbury University Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology -- Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) in Organization Leadership Woodbury University --...
  • Four to vie for open seats on Burbank school board

    With three open seats on the Burbank Unified school board this coming spring, at least four people intend to toss their hats into the ring. They are incumbent and current school board President Roberta Reynolds, Woodbury adjunct professor Armond...
  • Burb's Eye View: Family Promise works to reboot its services

    Burb's Eye View: Family Promise works to reboot its services
    Family Promise of the Verdugos began as a conversation. Several community leaders talked about how to help people who become homeless either through job loss or catastrophic emergency, people who just need temporary help until they get back on their...
  • Report nails down Burbank school costs

    It will take up to $6.4 million per year to properly maintain Burbank schools, according to a recent report, a figure far beyond the reach of the current budget. But Burbank Unified officials say that shortfall can be at least partially made up by funds...
  • In Theory: Does America need more babies?

    The birthrate in America has fallen to an all-time low, with one in five women not having children in 2010, compared to one in 10 in the 1970s. In Orange County, the rate has dropped from 50,000 a year in the '90s to about 38,000 in 2011. Many couples...
  • Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too

    Burbank interview: 'Riddick's' Vin Diesel flexes muscle behind the scenes too
    On-screen, Vin Diesel's default setting can be described as coiled rage and brutal efficiency. In the films that put him on Hollywood's star map, the buff and bald actor hefts big guns: from artillery to his own softball-sized biceps. He punches the...
  • Grant will pay for resource officers in Burbank

    The Burbank Police Department received a $375,000 federal grant this week to restore three school resource officer positions, pleasing city and school officials who after years of budget cuts were left with just one officer in that role.  Using a U.S....
  • Burbank officials criticize fiscal report

    Burbank fared poorly in a report evaluating the financial health of cities in Los Angeles County, but city officials said this week the rankings were an inaccurate representation of the city's fiscal situation. The report — put together by a civil...
  • In Theory: What is our obligation to help the poor?

    Several Republican congressmen have come under fire for quoting the Bible as justification for cutting nutritional assistance to America's poor. Congress has moved to slash more than $4 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP...