| Mar 30, 2013
The city has received roughly 4,000 ballots for the April 9 election since they were mailed out about two weeks ago, but candidates are still in campaign mode, continuing to expand their war chests in the final weeks before the election, recent filings...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:26 PM
For those of you still undecided about the upcoming election, I would like to remind you that Dave Golonski and Jess Talamantes were two of the council members who two years ago voted to give away huge bonuses to several city employees at a time when we...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Taking the stage for the first and largest election forum, candidates competing in three citywide races on Wednesday made what could be their highest profile pitches to the voting public before the Feb. 26 primary.
At the forum at Burbank City Hall,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
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....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:51 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:45 PM
With Measure S proponents still basking in the afterglow of a solid election victory, Burbank Unified officials will start laying the groundwork for preparing the $110 million bond issuance the measure calls for.
District staff will meet with financial...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The nominating period for Burbank's February primary election closed Friday, with six candidates running for three City Council seats, four running for two school board seats, three for city clerk and one for city treasurer.
The City Council...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:56 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:14 PM
With less than a month to go, the campaign is in full swing for the $110-million Measure S school bond.
Leading the effort is former Mayor Marsha Ramos, who is overseeing the campaign, both in terms of the operation and as an ambassador to the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Burbank Unified school board candidate Steve Ferguson is being slapped with a $100 fine because his financial statements were incomplete -- and therefore, late -- when filed with the city last month, officials said Friday.
The financial report was...