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  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Carmageddon improves air quality, Federal school grants come with strings and candidates prepare for local races

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, September 30. It's the last day of the month. We're getting close to the November election.  At this point, you've probably decided on a presidential candidate, but what about local races? Who's running and what...
  • Gordon is ignoring energy mandates

    When Vice Mayor Gordon voted against approving the 2013-14 budget, his stated reason was that Burbank Water and Power is incurring millions of dollars in renewable energy costs that are causing rates to increase unnecessarily because of a state mandate...
  • Berman attacks Sherman over (legal) loans practice

    Berman attacks Sherman over (legal) loans practice
    Rep. Howard Berman, trying to come from behind in his fight with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, Monday slammed Sherman for having earned interest on loans he made to his campaigns over the years...
  • Burbank voters to get say on bill fee

    Burbank residents in April will be asked to approve a special tax on their trash and sewer service bills that would subsidize the fees for low-income seniors over the age of 62, disabled people and those who require life support in their homes. Burbank...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Bobcats spotted in La Crescenta, NoHo senior housing center to open and body found in Burbank

    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 3. A senior housing center that allows residents to express their artistic side is almost ready to open. NoHo Senior Arts Colony includes a theater and art classes for those over 62 years old,...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • A chance for alternative viewpoints

    Thank you for your reporting of Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein's speech at Woodbury University on Sept. 27 (“Green hopeful makes bid,” Sept. 29). Her campaign here received no other print coverage. Many people are realizing...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Crime spikes around NoHo Metro, Berman and Sherman battle nears end
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, October 11. Live near the Noth Hollywood Metro Red Line station? You may want to safeguard your electronics and pricey possessions. Crime around the station rose 19 percent, police told the Contra Costa Times....
  • Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum

    Berman, Sherman mix it up -- again -- in congressional race forum
    In what has been dubbed by a journalism organization as one of the "10 nastiest House races" of the election season, rival Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Bermanfaced off at yet another candidates forum Wednesday. While some of the more personal...
  • 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...
  • Berman, Sherman get into near-altercation at forum

    The bitter race for a San Fernando Valley congressional district took a bizarre turn Thursday when Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Valley Village) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) got into a near-altercation during a forum at Pierce College. Video of...