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  • Letter: It's important and easy to vote

    “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their backs on the fire and burn their behinds, they will just have to sit on their blisters.” — Abraham Lincoln. The 16th president did not mince...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added

    Bullet train: Burbank-Palmdale segment added
    In a strategic shift to secure new funding for California's bullet train project, state officials intend to accelerate their plans to build a Los Angeles County section of the $68-billion system. High-speed rail officials said they want to start a...
  • Ferguson needed to take action

    I am writing to share my concerns with the recent actions of Burbank school board candidate Steve Ferguson. In mid-February it was reported by online social media that a member of Ferguson’s election campaign was caught on video stealing an...
  • Golonski does his job well

    Your correspondents' attacks on Dave Golonski raise some interesting points. How is it that Golonski has kept his seat on the City Council for 20 years? Because voters have been satisfied with the job he has been doing. He acts like a dictator, writes...
  • Criticism of Burbank city clerk is misplaced

    It was extremely disappointing to read your critique of the Burbank city clerk’s office regarding the February election (“City revises vote-count plan for April election,” March 16). For years, this office has done incredible work...
  • Nos and a shared vision for Burbank

    I have known David Nos for nearly 10 years through various business and social circles. He is a rational, reasonable and considerate individual who shares my concerns for the future of Burbank. The recent election results point to a clear desire for...
  • Burbank City Council incumbents clash at election forum

    Burbank City Council incumbents clash at election forum
    Tensions ran high at Thursday’s City Council candidate forum, with two longtime incumbents David Gordon and Dave Golonski unleashing confrontational jabs at each other’s on-the-job performances throughout the night. Gordon blasted Golonski&...
  • Easter eggs and political posturing

    Burbank Councilman Gary Bric laments that there is no money in the city’s budget for this year’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza (“Council restores Easter egg hunt,” March 16). He says, “We have to stand up and be able to say, ‘...
  • Golonski is the right choice

    I have known Dave Golonski for 20 years, since he first beat me for a seat on the Burbank City Council. I can truly say with no reservations that the voters made the right choice in electing him. Golonski has the qualities most needed in an elected...
  • Burbank school board campaign worker charged in alleged sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was charged with petty theft this week after he was caught allegedly stealing campaign signs belonging to another school board candidate, officials...
  • Outside cash hits Burbank schools race

    Spending by political action committees has become increasingly common in Burbank city and school board races this year, apparently catching the candidates who benefited from that spending off guard. School board candidates David Dobson and Charlene...