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  • Burbank Unified may go after federal grant

    Burbank Unified may go after federal grant
    Burbank Unified officials say they, too, may enter the fray as school districts throughout the nation compete for millions in federal aid money. For the first time, the federal government is allowing individual school districts to apply for the highly...
  • Is Portantino's vote a convenient tool?

    In response to Mark Kellam's article, “Assemblymembers take divergent paths,” Sept. 2, did anyone else notice how Assemblyman Portantino voted “yes” on the state budget this year? He used his “no” vote on last year's...
  • Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support

    Howard Berman campaign to gain two GOP senators' support
    Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators. Sens. John...
  • Burbank mayor impressed by 'humanity' of incoming city manager

    Mark Scott’s career has led him up and down California, and across the country and back, so it’s no surprise he and his wife are always debating about which region they should call home. The 63-year-old Fresno-native spent two decades...
  • Proposition 8 author vows to fight for Assembly seat

    The author of Proposition 8 is vowing to continue his fight for an Assembly seat in the Sacramento suburbs, despite an earlier pledge to drop out if he failed to finish first in the June primary. Andy Pugno, who drafted the ballot measure banning same-...
  • Caregivers get a shot at a free cruise

    Caregivers get a shot at a free cruise
    A lucky caregiver will receive a vacation cruise for two and care for their family member as first prize in a contest offered through a partnership between the Burbank-based Home Instead Senior Care, the Stroke Assn. of Southern California and the Los...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager

    San Fernando Valley roundup: NoHo man arrested for Echo Park murder, Actors apply to be on Studio City Neighborhood Council, Glendale bear meets his Twitter manager
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 13. A murder suspect who led police on a chase through Echo Park and downtown L.A. Tuesday is a North Hollywood resident. Ian Schlesinger, 24, was arrested on a warrant for the slaying of former...
  • Democrats Berman, Sherman step up fight over GOP supporters

    Democrats Berman, Sherman step up fight over GOP supporters
    If the spectacle of two career Democratsgoing at it over bragging rights to Republican support seems odd to you, blame it on California’s new elections system, which sent some candidates from the same party to  duke it out in the fall.  Those...
  • Saving money is not old-fashioned

    Re: “Primary election will stay,” May 25. No sooner is the City Council election over when council members decided that saving the citizens of Burbank $72,000 a year is too “minimal.” I bet the underfunded local nonprofit and...
  • Search for permanent Burbank police chief could finish by mid-October

    Search for permanent Burbank police chief could finish by mid-October
    The search for a permanent Burbank police chief nearly three years after Scott LaChasse was appointed to the interim position could wrap up by mid-October, city officials said this week. During an update to the Burbank City Council on Tuesday,...
  • Falcon Theatre comedy spoofs modern big business

    Falcon Theatre comedy spoofs modern big business
    If you’ve ever been put off by a job interview that was intimidating, demeaning or just plain strange, be thankful you weren’t among the candidates for a job at Burnham & Burnham, the fictional Fortune 500 company in “The Grönholm...
  • Bob Hope Airport seeks to capitalize on West L.A. construction delays

    Bob Hope Airport seeks to capitalize on West L.A. construction delays
    Seeking to capitalize on the lengthy construction projects on the San Diego (405) Freeway and Los Angeles International Airport, officials at Bob Hope Airport will soon launch a $150,000 marketing campaign touting the regional airfield’s...