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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...
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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...
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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....
Utility officials across Burbank and Glendale breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday after voters rebuffed a ballot initiative that would have limited the ability of municipalities to create or expand public power services. The Glendale City...
There is no evidence of improper conduct to justify a recall, embattled City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad argued in writing Monday. Atkins-Grad filed her formal response to the recall petition with the city. The short defense — required by...
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Embattled Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad was formally served paperwork by the city Wednesday afternoon, which included a certified copy of the petition calling for her recall. She was asked to sign a receipt. Atkins-Grad was found not guilty of eight...
The Costa Mesa resident behind an effort to recall Mayor Jim Righeimer said Friday that he will not have enough signatures by the deadline to bring his petition to voters. Chris McEvoy needed 15% of the Costa Mesa electorate — or more than 9,000...
Valley 610Opponents of a proposed waste to energy plant slated for Allentown have hit a snag with their efforts to restrict emissions from the plant. The group -- led by Rich Fegley, owner of Brew Works -- has been collecting signatures in favor of a ballot...
Dozens of medical marijuana activists rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall last week, declaring war on an enemy. Their target was not the federal government, whose agents raided several local dispensaries in recent days, or neighborhood groups trying...
— Recall organizers said they are confident they have enough signatures to oust an embattled city commissioner from office. This is the second go-around for the Patte Atkins-Grad recall committee, which submitted a recall petition to the city clerk...
Dear Sen. Chris L. Smith: It was a long shot at best. Your attempt to tweak Florida's infamous Stand Your Ground law had about as much chance in the Florida Legislature as expanding Medicaid, imposing new taxes or paying teachers their true worth....
While most of us face uncertainty with the rollout of healthcare reform, some insurance companies in California have been feeling their oats lately. Here's how they're responding to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' warnings that their latest rate...
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