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  • Providence softball loses first-place battle

    Providence softball loses first-place battle
    BURBANK — It was a battle of the Liberty League's top two teams, as well as the two most potent offenses in the league, when the Providence High softball team took on Faith Baptist on Thursday. While the Pioneers entered the contest averaging a...
  • In Theory: Faith and the decision to fight

    President Barack Obama this month asked Congress to authorize punitive military action in Syria. He made the request in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus. Q: How would your faith and/or worldview guide you in...
  • Burbank school board selects longtime member as new president

    Burbank school board selects longtime member as new president
    Dave Kemp, a 10-year Burbank Unified school board member, was chosen by his peers to be president Thursday at the annual reorganization meeting. Kemp Thursday said he looks forward to “the process of lessening the pain we have suffered” in...
  • Golonski's departure a sad event

    It was a sad day in Burbank when Dave Golonski was not re-elected to the City Council, a public servant who had served for more than 20 years. This is a man who never once swayed on issues he believed in. His integrity and character never motivated...
  • Burbank seeks to cut $2.5 million from budget

    Burbank seeks to cut $2.5 million from budget
    Burbank officials this week proposed cutting roughly 2% — or $2.5 million — from the city’s $149-million General Fund budget, which pays for most public services. The proposal also addresses soaring employee pension costs by allocating...
  • Leader and News-Press Editorial: Time to speak up for the terminal

    A┬áseries of public workshops focusing on the replacement of the Burbank Airport terminal have been taking place in recent days, with one more scheduled for 5:30 p.m. next Thursday at the Burbank Marriott. Area residents — particularly Burbank voters...
  • Burbank City Council reverses course on boosting its pay

    Members of the Burbank City Council this week decided not to give themselves raises after one councilman had a last-minute change of heart. On Tuesday, three of the five council members voted to give themselves a 5% raise, but just a few hours later,...
  • Burbank ponders dropping primary

    Burbank officials have proposed axing the city's primary election, a move they say would save roughly $72,000 a year, but would also require voter approval. Critics called the proposal "short-sighted," but election experts said it may actually bring...
  • Voters should be able to rank candidates

    As the City Council considers eliminating Burbank's primary election ("Burbank ponders dropping primary," May 18) let's think beyond a choice between primary/run off and general election and consider ranked choice voting as an effective alternative....
  • Primary election wins the vote for Burbank City Council

    Burbank's primary election will live on after the City Council on Thursday decided not to pursue plans to cut the first of a two-step electoral process in order to save roughly $72,000 a year. Doing so would have required voter approval. The change...
  • In Theory: What is our obligation to help the poor?

    Several Republican congressmen have come under fire for quoting the Bible as justification for cutting nutritional assistance to America's poor. Congress has moved to slash more than $4 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP...
  • Saving money is not old-fashioned

    Re: “Primary election will stay,” May 25. No sooner is the City Council election over when council members decided that saving the citizens of Burbank $72,000 a year is too “minimal.” I bet the underfunded local nonprofit and...