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  • In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on Politico.com, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax exempt money for political purposes, they appear to be getting away with it. Pastors argue that the law infringes on their 1st Amendment right of free speech.
  • 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...

    Police subdue man in alleged gym ruckus

    A 38-year-old Burbank man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly threw a keyboard at a Burbank police officer at 24 Hour Fitness, where he had been asked to leave by the gym staff, police said. Gym employees called police at 8:35 a.m. after the...

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...

    Burbank Temporary Aid Center to expand following planning board approval

    Burbank Temporary Aid Center to expand following planning board approval
    The Burbank Temporary Aid Center will move forward with plans to expand its operation into a commercial building next door after receiving the unanimous green light on the proposal from the Burbank Planning Board on Monday. The nonprofit, which...