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  • Burbank Council Candidate: Sharon Springer

    Burbank Council Candidate: Sharon Springer
    At a Glance: Age: 58 Occupation: Nonprofit administration at EngAGE Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Ohio State University -- Master's in City and Regional Planning University of South Alabama -- Bachelor's of Science in Geography Jefferson...
  • Burbank Council Candidate: David Nos

    Burbank Council Candidate: David Nos
    At a Glance: Age: 63 Occupation: Self-employed -- CBFS (Printing and Email Management) Political affiliation: Republican Education:  Cal State University Northridge, Bachelor's degree in Music LA Valley College Notre Dame High School, St Finbar...
  • Burbank Council Candidate: Emily Gabel-Luddy

    Burbank Council Candidate: Emily Gabel-Luddy
    At a Glance: Age: 65 Occupation: Councilmember Political affiliation: Democrat Education: Harvard Graduate School of Design -- Loeb Fellowship, Advanced Environmental Studies University of Massachusetts, Amherst -- Master's in Landscape Architecture...
  • Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades

    Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades
    "Antiquated" playground equipment will soon be replaced at Earthwalk Park with new equipment that will be compliant with new Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, according to a staff report. The...
  • In Theory: What to do with a windfall of funds?

    Officials at the LaSalle Street Church Chicago announced during a recent Sunday service that the church would be sharing 10% of a $1.6-million windfall, the result of the sale of a property, with all 320 members. Each would be given a $500 check to use as...
  • School board hopefuls continue push

    School board hopefuls continue push
    As Burbank’s election primary approaches, school board candidates continue to push for votes and campaign cash. In the latest round of candidate expenditure and fundraising reports, Armond Aghakhanian has raised the most money during the period...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Should churches hire business consultants?

    In their quest for donations during tough economic times, many churches are turning to business consultants who specialize in helping religious institutions. For example, Eagle Brook Church in St. Paul, Minn. used Dallas company RSI Stewardship, which...