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  • Cash flows as Burbank school board and City Council campaigns near the finish line

    Burbank election candidates continued to beef up their campaign coffers during the last reporting period, which spanned through Feb. 9, just as ballots for Tuesday's primary began to arrive in Burbank homes. Candidate Bob Frutos continued to lead...
  • PAC moves to unseat City Council incumbent Jess Talamantes

    A political action committee sponsored by a labor union that represents about 800 retail workers in Burbank has raised $20,000 in an effort to unseat City Council incumbent Jess Talamantes, with a spokesman for the group citing a “pattern of not...
  • Burbank city clerk says primary ballots 'coming in steady'

    Burbank city clerk says primary ballots 'coming in steady'
    Burbank is on track to exceed its 2011 primary election voter turnout, having received nearly 6,500 ballots as of Friday afternoon, city officials reported. “We look good,” said Interim City Clerk Zizette Mullins. “The numbers are...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Unsettling presence of PACs

    When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that money was speech, and any limit on independent campaign spending was improper, most observers correctly foresaw the imminent creation of massive and secretive political action committees weaseling their way...
  • 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...
  • PACs should stay out of local elections

    I find it highly offensive and suspect that a political action committee sponsored by a labor union is going to spend $20,000 to influence voting for the Burbank City Council (“Group moves to unseat council member,” Feb. 20). I have already...
  • 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, ‘...
  • Super PAC puts down money in Burbank school board race

    The super PAC for a controversial Sacramento-based education reform group has spent more than $13,000 in the Burbank school board race, baffling the two candidates who are benefiting from the expenditures and raising the eyebrows of other local...