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  • In Theory: What is the fate of gay marriage without DOMA?

    The Supreme Court's decisions to strike down the Defense Of Marriage Act and reject a lawsuit aimed at upholding California's Proposition 8 have caused jubilation among gay-rights supporters and anger among opponents of gay marriage. Conservative...
  • Court's decision negates power of vote

    I am saddened by The Leader’s editorial (“Cheering equal rights, aware there’s more to do,” June 29). For it was not Proposition 8 which was defeated, but part of the Constitution, which said people are governed by a voting...
  • Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters

    Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters
    More than 200 people on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the state Republican Party headquarters in Burbank to demand that the U.S. House of Representatives take up a package of immigration reform measures recently passed in the Senate. "The ball is...
  • Bob Hope Airport wants to replace terminal

    With Bob Hope Airport looking to replace its 83-year-old terminal, Burbank council members made it clear this week that they want the city to have a say in those plans as well as any future development of a 58-acre plot of airport-owned land known as...
  • Burbank looks for balance with schedule in preparation for league play

    Burbank looks for balance with schedule in preparation for league play
    BURBANK — When putting together the nonleague schedule for the 2013 football season, Burbank High Coach Hector Valencia had a few things in mind. Along with scheduling competition that would pose some challenges for his Bulldogs, Valencia also...
  • Adding green to dry cleaning

    Adding green to dry cleaning
    Flair Cleaners in Burbank has over the past year successfully asked customers to get their clothes naked — that is without all the plastic wrapping and other packaging. In an effort to reduce waste, more than 30% of the customers at Flair now...
  • Bric re-elected

    Bric re-elected
    City Council incumbent Gary Bric cruised to re-election on Tuesday, securing more than 50% of the vote and bypassing the April 12 general election, when candidates Emily Gabel-Luddy and Bob Frutos will face off for Mayor Anja Reinke's vacated seat. With...
  • Incumbents reign on school board

    All three Burbank Unified school board members won re-election on Tuesday, with the two-time challenger again failing to garner enough votes. The election marks the second time entertainment executive Gregory Bragg has been the sole challenger in a race...
  • Gordon's mayoral time has come

    Burbank City Council members defied tradition and spitefully bypassed Councilman David Gordon for the post of mayor. With a new mayoral selection coming, it is hoped that the council majority will rise above the sandbox level with actions more closely...
  • Burbank wins, and must wait

    BURBANK HIGH — There was still a glimmer of hope alive for the Burbank High boys' basketball team. If the Bulldogs could defeat cross-town rival Burroughs in a game Thursday, Burbank would have a shot at gaining the final playoff spot from the...
  • A weekend of poker and pasta

    The Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and the Greater East Valley staged itsannual Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at Woodbury University. Gathering at the school’s New Woody’s Café, more than 200 supporters put on their best poker faces to...
  • Election turnout hits a new low

    Election turnout hits a new low
    The voter turnout in Burbank’s primary election on Tuesday dropped by 6% from what had already been a low 20.4% participation rate two years ago, which political observers attributed to apathy and a lack of hot-button issues. Just 8,106 ballots...