| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff paid lip service to the “challenging” problems of the federal deficit, health care and, in particular, immigration during a recent appearance at Burroughs High School in Burbank (“Schiff speaks at high school,”...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:15 PM
It has been a little over two years since the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, gave us Citizens United. This decision held that, for purposes of freedom of speech, corporations are deemed to be “persons” and that the limitation on political...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Every March, during Women’s History Month, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) honors one outstanding woman from each of the communities in the 29th Congressional District. They include: Alhambra, Altadena, Burbank, Glendale, Monterey Park, Pasadena, San...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:19 PM
During this month in which so many traditions are honored, celebrated and continued, current and former elected officials, city staffers and representatives of the local clergy, media, business and nonprofit community gathered this past Saturday evening...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:51 PM
On a beautiful late summer day in Washington, families from all 50 states gathered on the steps of the nation’s capitol. They were recognized in a nationwide event honoring American families with children adopted from other countries.
| May 26, 2011
| 5:47 PM
While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service.
Four Burbank residents completed their tours...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:00 AM
Local businesses could lose millions of dollars — with Nestle USA alone standing to lose more than $144 million — according to a report released recently by a national nonprofit that outlined the potential local economic impact if $500 billion...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts have been accepted to summer intensive ballet programs across the United States and for the first time, one Red Chair student is going to Russia.
Those accepted are Elizabeth Briggs, Ryan Sinton,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Family entertainment is coming to Burbank as a result of a joint effort by Enrichment Works and the Grove Theater Center in Izay Park.
GTC offers new works and adult-themed plays, but Enrichment Works focuses on younger audiences. Its shows have been...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:11 PM
There were smiles all around as Leadership Burbank class members proudly showed guests the new storage module and other upgrades made to the Kids Community Dental Clinic.
The unveiling took place during a ribbon-cutting reception on April 15 at the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:27 PM
Flanked by her family and colleagues, President Obama today called Burbank Unified teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki — the 2012 national Teacher of the Year — “the definition of ‘above and beyond.'”
Mieliwocki, a Glendale...