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  • Burbank City Council selects new clerk on June 28

    In a few days, the City Council will select our next city clerk. The position is an elected office, but the last clerk retired before her term expired. The council will also appoint the next city treasurer the same day because that official also retired...
  • Take note of Burbank City Hall appointments

    Contained in this issue is an overview of the 17 applicants vying to be appointed to two hugely important positions at City Hall: city clerk and city treasurer. They're typically elected, but due to early retirements, the City Council will be appointing...
  • Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats

     Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats
    Six candidates — including three incumbents — will be vying for three seats on the Burbank City Council in the February primary. Here's a look at the candidates: David Gordon David Gordon, 57, has served on the council for seven years. He...
  • Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer

    Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer
    When the City Council convenes on June 28 to fill the vacated positions of city clerk and city treasurer, they’ll have 17 applicants representing a wide swath of the local political sphere to choose from. The two spots are typically elected...
  • California bullet train faces tough vote in Senate

    California bullet train faces tough vote in Senate
    Gov. Jerry Brown's request for $6 billion to start construction of the California bullet train will face a difficult vote in the Legislature in the coming days, prompting some last-minute political maneuvering that could significantly alter the...
  • The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader

    The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader
    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...
  • Burbank City Council settles on interview process for appointing city clerk, treasurer

    Burbank City Council settles on interview process for appointing city clerk, treasurer
    The City Council on Tuesday agreed to the framework for how they will make two interim appointments for the office of city clerk and treasurer during a special meeting on Thursday, including sequestering candidates during the televised interview process....
  • City treasurer appointment sets up similar need on Burbank school board

    City treasurer appointment sets up similar need on Burbank school board
    Burbank Unified School Board President Debbie Kukta will be the city's next treasurer, while longtime Burbank resident and Glendale Community Relations Coordinator Zizette Mullins was named Burbank city clerk Thursday. Kukta and Mullins were both...
  • Berman goes negative on Sherman with new website

    Berman goes negative on Sherman with new website
    Rep. Howard Berman's campaign threw a sharp punch at the Democratic congressman's rival with the launch Tuesday of BradShermanfacts.com. The two veteran Democrats are vying for the same San Fernando Valley district seat this fall in one of the most...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman gaining ground with Jewish voters, San Fernando fires police chief

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Berman gaining ground with Jewish voters, San Fernando fires police chief
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 6, 2012. The November election is months away, but two Jewish Democrat reps are locked in a battle for votes in the redrawn 30th Congressional District. Although Rep. Brad Sherman came out on top in June's...
  • Burbank Unified board to pick from 12 applicants to fill vacant seat

    A veteran Burbank police officer, a retired deputy state attorney general and several educators are among the dozen applicants looking to fill a vacant seat on the Burbank Unified school board. The district is scheduled to name the new board member...
  • School board looks to replace Kukta

    School board looks to replace Kukta
    Burbank Unified officials have set in motion steps to replace outgoing school board President Debbie Kukta via a special appointment. Kukta announced her resignation last week after being appointed interim city treasurer by the Burbank City Council....