| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
If you're a registered voter in Burbank, chances are you've recieved one or more mailers supporting certain school board candidates from political action committees backed by StudentsFirst.
The L.A. Times has a profile out today on Michelle Rhee,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Burbank school board President Larry Applebaum choked back tears Thursday evening as he reflected on the weeks of campaigning that went into passing Measure S -- the $110 million bond measure that more than 60% of city voters approved on Tuesday....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:17 AM
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.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:25 PM
Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us.
Although many of the stories deserve...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in 2013....
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:45 PM
With Measure S proponents still basking in the afterglow of a solid election victory, Burbank Unified officials will start laying the groundwork for preparing the $110 million bond issuance the measure calls for.
District staff will meet with financial...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:05 AM
To no surprise of San Fernando Valley voters who were inundated with campaign ads, robo calls and political mail, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman set a record for spending by candidates in a California congressional race — shelling out more...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The primary nominating election held on Feb. 26 spoke volumes to Burbank City Hall watchers. In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the past few weeks (or sitting in traffic waiting to park at Costco), here’s the latest: The three...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom.
Here’s a look at the five candidates...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:39 AM
With just four more days until the Burbank general election, officials say it’s too late to mail ballots in, but votes can still be cast.
Residents can drop off ballots at five locations — the Buena Vista Library, Joslyn Center, Tuttle...