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Elections

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  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts. Proposition 30...
  • Aghakhanian fails to move to Burbank school board general election

    Armond Aghakhanian is officially out of the Burbank Unified school board race after collecting the least amount of primary election votes among five candidates competing for two seats. With just 2,749 votes, Aghakhanian trailed at fifth place behind...
  • Burbank school board race starts early

    Though the nominating period has yet to begin, two people have pledged to run for a seat on the Burbank school board — with one already snagging endorsements from local elected officials. Two seats on the Burbank Unified School Board will be up...
  • Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents

    Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents
    Robert Frutos' City Council victory Tuesday marks the first election since 1999 in which the rare act of an incumbent being unseated is a certainty. Frutos' win in the primary leaves four candidates — including three incumbents — to compete...
  • Election winner passes on his thanks

    I am gratified and humbled beyond words at the outpouring of the support and confidence Burbank voters have shown me in our primary election. I truly feel I am blessed, not only to live in a wonderful city like Burbank, but also to have the affection...
  • Leader Editorial: Election could change everything

    Although more voters participated in Burbank's primary election this week than turned out in 2011, it still drew yawns from most. Some of those who sat back and let the others decide the outcome may wish now that they had been paying more attention and...
  • State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train

    State Senate candidates travel separate tracks on bullet train
    California’s plan to build a $68-billion bullet train divided the Legislature this summer, so it is no surprise that it became a hot-button election issue. And nowhere is that split more on show than in the 5th Senate District contest in the San...
  • Four vie for two remaining seats on city council

    It’s crunch time for the four City Council hopefuls, who have less than a month to knock on as many doors and raise as much money for their campaigns as possible before ballots are mailed out for the April 9 general election. The stakes were raised...
  • Council should seek independence

    Being selected by colleagues on the City Council to be the next vice mayor or mayor has absolutely nothing to do with votes garnered in an election. It’s not even about extending honor. It’s about council members’ beliefs in the...
  • Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight

    Measure S gets strong showing as voting returns trickle in overnight
    With little more than absentee ballot returns to go on overnight Tuesday, supporters of Measure S, the $110-million school bond, were full of optimism for a campaign they said reflected the best of grassroots work. The education community was firmly...
  • Fundraising, outside spending continues in Burbank general election campaign

    During the last stretch before Tuesday’s general election in Burbank, fundraising continued among the four candidates competing for two seats on the Burbank City Council, recent reports show. City Council incumbent Dave Golonski raised $3,410 over...
  • Candidate thanks his supporters

    I want to say thank you to all the Burbank residents who supported our campaign and shared their concerns with me. We ran a truly grass-roots campaign that involved students, parents, teachers and Burbankians from all walks of life. This campaign gave...