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  • Leader Editorial: Burbank council should listen to city's attorney

    Every week many private and public entities across the state welcome new employees to the job. These workers are knowledgeable about the broad scope of the tasks ahead, or they wouldn't have been hired in the first place. Nonetheless, their employers...
  • 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...
  • Burbank school board selects longtime member as new president

    Burbank school board selects longtime member as new president
    Dave Kemp, a 10-year Burbank Unified school board member, was chosen by his peers to be president Thursday at the annual reorganization meeting. Kemp Thursday said he looks forward to “the process of lessening the pain we have suffered” in...
  • Golonski's departure a sad event

    It was a sad day in Burbank when Dave Golonski was not re-elected to the City Council, a public servant who had served for more than 20 years. This is a man who never once swayed on issues he believed in. His integrity and character never motivated...
  • Attention Burbank voters: Don't mail that ballot

    Attention Burbank voters: Don't mail that ballot
    Today is election day in Burbank, but don't mail in your ballot. To make sure your vote counts, drop your ballot at one of the following locations:  Burbank City Hall - 275 E. Olive Ave.  Buena Vista Branch Library – 300 N. Buena Vista St....
  • Burbank seeks to cut $2.5 million from budget

    Burbank seeks to cut $2.5 million from budget
    Burbank officials this week proposed cutting roughly 2% — or $2.5 million — from the city’s $149-million General Fund budget, which pays for most public services. The proposal also addresses soaring employee pension costs by allocating...
  • For one Burbank voter, it's two minutes too late

    He was just two minutes too late. Jim Riner drove 50 miles Tuesday from the Camarillo Airport – where he works as an aircraft mechanic – to Burbank City Hall to cast his vote in the city general election.  But he shuffled into City Hall at...
  • Burbank City Council reverses course on boosting its pay

    Members of the Burbank City Council this week decided not to give themselves raises after one councilman had a last-minute change of heart. On Tuesday, three of the five council members voted to give themselves a 5% raise, but just a few hours later,...
  • Burbank ponders dropping primary

    Burbank officials have proposed axing the city's primary election, a move they say would save roughly $72,000 a year, but would also require voter approval. Critics called the proposal "short-sighted," but election experts said it may actually bring...
  • Voters should be able to rank candidates

    As the City Council considers eliminating Burbank's primary election ("Burbank ponders dropping primary," May 18) let's think beyond a choice between primary/run off and general election and consider ranked choice voting as an effective alternative....
  • With most of the vote in, longtime Burbank councilman vulnerable to defeat

    With roughly 80% of the ballots for the Burbank general election counted just after 8 p.m., longtime Councilman Dave Golonski remained vulnerable to defeat. Fellow incumbents David Gordon and Jess Talamantes, meanwhile, were in the top to slots needed...
  • Charlene Tabet, Larry Applebaum make the grade

    Charlene Tabet, Larry Applebaum make the grade
    Charlene Tabet, who benefited mightily from outside spending in the Burbank Unified school board race, handily won a seat Tuesday, joining incumbent Larry Applebaum as the two top vote-getters. Of the 11,123 ballots cast, Applebaum claimed 5,858 while...