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  • Law would make gun makers accountable

    Adam Schiff is on the right path with his legislation Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence (Burbank Leader, Jan. 16). All our lives, from the time we are children, we hear we must be accountable for our actions, but for some reason that has not...
  • Group urges federal benefits protections, decries tax breaks outside Schiff's Burbank office

    Group urges federal benefits protections, decries tax breaks outside Schiff's Burbank office
    Roughly a dozen activists and union members gathered outside the Burbank office of Rep. Adam Schiff’s Wednesday, urging the congressman to protect federal health insurance programs, while blasting what they called the nation's “rigged tax...
  • Schiff: America has hit a 'tipping point' on gun violence

    Schiff: America has hit a 'tipping point' on gun violence
    As the students and teachers involved in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school this week, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) begins serving on a congressional task force set up to address gun violence and propose potential gun-reform...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies

    Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday hailed the bipartisan support of a bill that would award grants to states that start programs to collect DNA samples of people arrested on suspicion of violent felonies. The legislation, which is headed to...
  • Schiff cites Burbank cop murder in op-ed on liability protections for gun industry

    Schiff cites Burbank cop murder in op-ed on liability protections for gun industry
    Last summer, David Garcia was sentenced to life in prison for the 2003 murder of rookie Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka. Pavelka and another officer, Gregory Campbell, had approached two men sitting in a car without a license plate in an area...
  • Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years

    Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years
    Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80. President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
  • BCR celebrates 50th anniversary

    BCR "a place to grow" recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, says Executive Director Lonna Dunson, with members, friends and supporters at a dinner held in February at its facility at 230 E. Amherst Drive. The nonprofit organization that provides...
  • Schiff should look at causes of violence

    I hope that Rep. Adam Schiff has as much enthusiasm for identifying dangerous mentally ill people and addressing the extreme violence in TV, movies and video games as he does for jumping on the ineffective gun control issue. Gun control fanatics point...
  • Mailbag: Outraged over pay parking lot

    I am writing to express my consternation and outrage at the conversion of the downtown Burbank, 135 E. Olive Ave., post office into a for-profit parking lot after 6 p.m. Let me get this straight: When I get off work at 7 p.m., I am expected to pay for...
  • New library gets another $100K

    A planned $53-million replacement of the Central Library inched closer this week after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced he had secured $100,000 for the project. While officials acknowledged that it was a relatively small sum compared with the...
  • Kiwanians honor civically committed couple

    Kiwanians honor civically committed couple
    Former Burbank Mayor George Battey, who served in the early 1990s and died in 2003, once joked that despite the freeway sign that proclaimed there were more than 100,000 Burbank residents, he could have been easily convinced there were only 400 people...