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  • Gordon gets writer's respect and vote

    I am responding to a letter (“David Gordon is bad for Burbank,” Mailbag, March 20) from Carolyn Jackson charging Councilman David Gordon with having “proven” he is “an uninformed, misogynistic, unreasonable and belligerent...
  • Burbank Unified School District forum focuses on budget

    Burbank Unified School District forum focuses on budget
    Burbank Unified's most pressing issues were up for debate Thursday during a forum that called on five school board candidates vying for two seats to address the budget woes of Burbank schools and suggest ways to improve student success. The forum, hosted...
  • Gordon is a distraction

    I will never understand why some Burbank citizens see David Gordon as their hero, a true man of the people. I see him as a distraction, keeping the other council members from taking care of city business in a balanced and timely way. If Gordon is re-...
  • Volunteer for Burbank school board candidate fined for alleged rival sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said. The volunteer, Scott...
  • Two ballot measures with the same name destined for Burbank voters

    Two ballot measures with the same name destined for Burbank voters
    Burbank voters in coming months will be asked to approve two ballot initiatives during two different elections to generate funds for two different entities — the school district and the city. The catch? They’re both called Measure S. The...
  • No public stance on Measure S

    March 6 will present our school district with a new reality, as the outcome of Measure S will have been decided by the voters of this community. If elected to the Burbank school board, I will be asked to make decisions based on either outcome. This is why...
  • Lawyer: Burbank City Council practice illegal

    For years, City Council members-elect have been invited by Burbank officials to sit in on closed-door meetings prior to being sworn in. But City Atty. Amy Albano has issued a memo saying that the practice violates state law. Even so, the City Council...
  • Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.

    Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.
    If you're a registered voter in Burbank, chances are you've recieved one or more mailers supporting certain school board candidates from political action committees backed by StudentsFirst. The L.A. Times has a profile out today on Michelle Rhee,...
  • Election forum to take questions

    The League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank is accepting questions for a forum that will feature the candidates running in the upcoming election in Burbank. The Jan. 30 event will include candidates running for City Clerk, City Council and the...
  • Letter's point seemed out of nowhere

    I must confess I was left scratching my head when I read a letter to the editor from Alfred Aboulsaad in the Jan. 2 Leader. The first paragraphs about the need to find community and agreement at this special time of year made good sense. I too, have...
  • Burbank Unified officials bask in the afterglow of successful $110-million school bond

    Burbank Unified officials bask in the afterglow of successful $110-million school bond
    Burbank school board President Larry Applebaum choked back tears Thursday evening as he reflected on the weeks of campaigning that went into passing Measure S -- the $110 million bond measure that more than 60% of city voters approved on Tuesday....
  • Candidates work on war chests

    With the Feb. 26 primary fast approaching, candidates for public office in Burbank have begun fundraising in earnest, records show. The six hopefuls vying for three City Council seats have collectively raised nearly $30,000 on the campaign, according...