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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.

    Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.
    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,...
  • Candidates remain in high gear

    The city has received roughly 4,000 ballots for the April 9 election since they were mailed out about two weeks ago, but candidates are still in campaign mode, continuing to expand their war chests in the final weeks before the election, recent filings...
  • Zonta Club opens branch for youth

    Zonta Club opens branch for youth
    The Zonta Club of Burbank announced that a new service club for youth dedicated to provide career guidance and to promote leadership skills, international fellowship and the ideal of service was chartered on Feb. 8. Laura Peters, governor of Zonta...
  • Incumbents voted for bonuses

    For those of you still undecided about the upcoming election, I would like to remind you that Dave Golonski and Jess Talamantes were two of the council members who two years ago voted to give away huge bonuses to several city employees at a time when we...
  • Burbank voters to get say on bill fee

    Burbank residents in April will be asked to approve a special tax on their trash and sewer service bills that would subsidize the fees for low-income seniors over the age of 62, disabled people and those who require life support in their homes. Burbank...
  • Too cheap to vote

    For years, despite the convenience of a vote-by-mail elections system, voter participation in Burbank has languished below 20%. There could be a lot of factors for voter apathy, but in some cities with similar systems, it appears a major reason is a...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Bobcats spotted in La Crescenta, NoHo senior housing center to open and body found in Burbank

    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 3. A senior housing center that allows residents to express their artistic side is almost ready to open. NoHo Senior Arts Colony includes a theater and art classes for those over 62 years old,...
  • Gatto sides with special interests

    Your Sept. 30 article “Legislators praise their bills,” listed several bills introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Since the election for the 43rd State Assembly district is nearly upon us, I wanted to point out that Gatto&...
  • A chance for alternative viewpoints

    Thank you for your reporting of Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein's speech at Woodbury University on Sept. 27 (“Green hopeful makes bid,” Sept. 29). Her campaign here received no other print coverage. Many people are realizing...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions. Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....