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  • 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...
  • Officials look to recruit voters for election

    Burbank has launched a series of outreach efforts in an attempt to increase voter turnout by roughly 4% for the upcoming municipal election, officials said. Since the close of registration for the presidential election, Burbank has recruited roughly 350...
  • 'Nos' signs only add to challenge of Measure S campaign

    'Nos' signs only add to challenge of Measure S campaign
    Shortly after City Council candidate David Nos stuck his campaign signs on front lawns in Burbank last month, Suzanne Weerts was inundated with phone calls and emails. “People were wondering who was behind the ‘No on S’ campaign,&...
  • Conflict of interest needs investigation

    I was dismayed to hear the temporary city clerk, Zizette Mullins, admit during the candidate’s forum that it would be a conflict of interest for a clerk candidate to pay another candidate to work on her campaign. Campaign filings are public...
  • Burbank City Council candidates stress fiscal restraint

    In what was likely to be the last public debate forum before the February primary, the six candidates for Burbank City Council on Wednesday were united in stressing a more conservative, efficient approach to public spending. Candidates who took the stage...
  • City Clerk Zizette Mullins: no conflict at work

    Facing criticism that she used a Burbank Unified school board candidate's political consulting company for her election campaign, Interim City Clerk Zizette Mullins this week called it a “non-issue.” Mullins, who is seeking election to the...
  • Parsing the pros and cons of Measure S

    Expert opinion may be split on the risks associated with the proposed $110-million school bond on the March 5 ballot, but Burbank Unified officials say lessons learned from the last bond in 1997 will ensure taxpayers get more bang for their buck. Causing...
  • Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station

    Fear and loathing at Burbank polling station
    At Burbank City Hall, fear over the future of healthcare, the economy and state education funding factored prominently in ballot decisions for some voters. And as in other polling stations across the region, voters were split on the issues, candidates...
  • Banking on Burbank's Measure S success

    Officials are hoping for a repeat for Measure S on the April 9 ballot. Only this time it's a different set of officials. And, for that matter a different measure. The initiative, called Measure S — not to be confused with the $110-million school...
  • 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&...
  • Berman, Sherman taking campaigns to TV

    Rep. Howard Berman has begun running two cable TV campaign ads, the first since the primary election, in his bruising battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Unlike the increasing vitriol spilled on both sides as the two House veterans compete...
  • Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman

    Berman draws on D.C. insiders to boost self, slam rival Sherman
    It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman. Foreign Policy magazine's website has...