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  • Frutos leads 'very, very preliminary' voter returns for Burbank City Council primary

    With just eight out of 42 precincts reporting in the Burbank primary election, City Council challenger Robert Frutos has the early lead, but the results could change significantly as new reports start coming in. As of 10:55 p.m., Frutos led the six...
  • Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in

    Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in
    With 17 out of 48 precincts reporting as of 11:25 p.m., the races for City Council and school board tightened, with challengers poised to make some inroads. Challenger Robert Frutos continued to lead the six candidate field for City Council with 2,439...
  • Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright

    Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright
    Robert Frutos claimed enough votes after Tuesday's primary to clinch a seat on the City Council, bypassing the need to compete in the April 9 general election and forcing the three incumbents into a match up in which only two seats remain. With all 42...
  • 'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds

    'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds
    As state officials make their case for gay marriage, a new Field Poll showed record support in California for same sex unions. "By a nearly two-to-one margin (61% to 32%), California voters approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry," according to...
  • 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 city clerk faces election contest

    Burbank city clerk faces election contest
    The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
  • 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...
  • Sherman-Berman race sets California spending record

    Sherman-Berman race sets California spending record
    To no surprise of San Fernando Valley voters who were inundated with campaign ads, robo calls and political mail, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman set a record for spending by candidates in a California congressional race — shelling out more...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • 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...
  • Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats

     Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats
    Six candidates — including three incumbents — will be vying for three seats on the Burbank City Council in the February primary. Here's a look at the candidates: David Gordon David Gordon, 57, has served on the council for seven years. He...