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  • Don't wait with school bond measure

    Burbank Business Partners, comprised of business and community leaders committed to supporting Burbank schools, would like to respond to Megan O’Neil’s article of July 8 (“Burbank Unified looks to move ahead with school bond”). The article debates whether the Burbank Teachers Association (BTA) and the PTA would be able to mobilize an effective campaign, considering that two state-wide initiatives affecting school funding will also be on the November ballot. We urge that rather than viewing the state measures and local measure as conflicting, they instead be seen as complementary.
  • Decades long low-income subsidy in peril after Burbank voters reject measure

    A decades-long program that subsidizes trash and sewer bills for low-income seniors and disabled people is at risk of being cut after Burbank voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a special tax to continue its funding source. Roughly 1,900 out of...

    Start the Presses: A modest proposition

    Start the Presses: A modest proposition
    Like a great many people, I am profoundly glad that this latest election season has passed. During each cycle, we at the paper try to inform people about issues coming before them and do our best to convince readers of the importance of taking part....

    State justices seem to favor allowing proponents to defend Prop. 8

    The California Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to give sponsors of ballot initiatives the right to defend them in court, a key issue in the federal dispute over Proposition 8. During an hour of arguments, several state high court justices...

    Gatto's bill on male circumcision bans headed to governor's desk

    A bill that prohibits cities and counties from enacting bans on male circumcision is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing the state Assembly unanimously Tuesday. The Senate unanimously passed the measure last week. The legislation, written by...