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  • Election forum to take questions

    The League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank is accepting questions for a forum that will feature the candidates running in the upcoming election in Burbank. The Jan. 30 event will include candidates running for City Clerk, City Council and the...
  • Letter's point seemed out of nowhere

    I must confess I was left scratching my head when I read a letter to the editor from Alfred Aboulsaad in the Jan. 2 Leader. The first paragraphs about the need to find community and agreement at this special time of year made good sense. I too, have...
  • Candidates work on war chests

    With the Feb. 26 primary fast approaching, candidates for public office in Burbank have begun fundraising in earnest, records show. The six hopefuls vying for three City Council seats have collectively raised nearly $30,000 on the campaign, according...
  • Leader endorsement for Burbank Unified school board: Applebaum, Ferguson

    As voters go to the polls, they should remember two qualities that are equally important as they decide who will be sitting on the Burbank Unified school board the next four years — experience and passion. We endorse Larry Applebaum and Steve...
  • Leader endorsements for Burbank City Council: Nos, Talamantes

    With the election of Bob Frutos to the City Council last month, Burbank stated that it wants change on the dais. With the general election fast approaching, voters should continue that trend. We endorse David Nos and Jess Talamantes for City Council....
  • Burbank to press state on law barring non-officials from closed session meetings

    Burbank plans to press state officials on laws that prevent newly elected candidates from attending City Council closed sessions in the lead-up to them taking office, arguing the ban forces a steep learning curve that can hinder city business. The City...
  • Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike

    Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike
    Ara Manoogian hadn’t eaten for nine days as of Monday, and he was prepared to go without food for weeks, or even months, more. Camped in an RV parked outside Rep. Adam Schiff’s Burbank office, Manoogian said his hunger strike was in protest...
  • Gordon gets writer's respect and vote

    I am responding to a letter (“David Gordon is bad for Burbank,” Mailbag, March 20) from Carolyn Jackson charging Councilman David Gordon with having “proven” he is “an uninformed, misogynistic, unreasonable and belligerent...
  • Gordon is a distraction

    I will never understand why some Burbank citizens see David Gordon as their hero, a true man of the people. I see him as a distraction, keeping the other council members from taking care of city business in a balanced and timely way. If Gordon is re-...
  • Volunteer for Burbank school board candidate fined for alleged rival sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said. The volunteer, Scott...
  • Head of Burbank teachers union clashes with Assemblyman Mike Gatto

    Head of Burbank teachers union clashes with Assemblyman Mike Gatto
    A vote on delegates to the Democratic State Convention has led to some acrimony, with the head of the Burbank teachers union accusing Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silverlake) of using heavy-handed tactics to win. A slate of candidates endorsed by Gatto...
  • Lawyer: Burbank City Council practice illegal

    For years, City Council members-elect have been invited by Burbank officials to sit in on closed-door meetings prior to being sworn in. But City Atty. Amy Albano has issued a memo saying that the practice violates state law. Even so, the City Council...