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The Los Angeles City Council on Friday ordered local officials to develop a detailed plan to save a popular aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport. On a motion by Eric Garcetti, the council called on Los Angeles World Airports, the airport's...
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A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
Soap star and acting coach Gene Bua — who helped train the likes of Brad Pitt, Drew Barrymore and Katey Sagal at his Burbank school — died Saturday after a 13-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. The Glendale resident was 72. Bua is...
David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
Jim's life is one of parking lots. Every day, he moves his 1973 Dodge Sportsman motor home in and out of various lots in and around Burbank, never staying at one spot for too long before moving on again. At the end of the day, he stays on the periphery...
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One of two Burbank siblings charged with felony animal cruelty in the fatal stabbing of a family member’s dog is scheduled to face a jury trial this summer. The trial for Charissa Bodtcher, 23, is slated to be scheduled sometime in July after...
Tags: Michael Stewart, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Rentals
Two siblings pleaded not guilty Tuesday to animal cruelty charges related to what police called the “pretty horrific” stabbing death of their aunt’s dog in Burbank. Authorities say Charissa Bodtcher, 23, and her brother, 18-year-old...
Tags: Michael Stewart, Trials, Trials, Rentals
Zonta changes format to military women of the year The Zonta Club of Burbank Area is changing the format for its Woman of the Year event this year, honoring three individuals under the theme "Women In The Military: Past, Present & Future." The...
Los Angeles County election officials on Tuesday acknowledged sending vote-by-mail guides to as many as 1,100 Democrats that erroneously listed candidates for the 43rd Assembly District in the same space as votes for or against a controversial parcel tax....
Tags: Voting, Politics, Referenda, Primaries, Los Angeles
Under California's "parent trigger" law, parents at underperforming public schools can force dramatic changes in management if half or more sign a petition. It's a well-intentioned law that school reformers have applauded, but it is desperately in need of...
Tags: Politics, Crime, Law and Justice, Elections
Re "Struggling with suspensions," Column, May 18 It is encouraging to read of efforts to reduce the number of suspensions in the Los Angeles Unified School District. But I do have a comment about what Sandy Banks calls "grumbling like that from...
Re "A city agenda for schools," Opinion, May 15 Los Angeles Board of Education member Bennett Kayser is right about city officials having no direct influence on public schools. Unfortunately, the public is apparently unaware of this. However, in...
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