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Elections

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  • Incumbents voted for bonuses

    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...
  • Burbank election candidates talk budget, public outreach, other issues

    Burbank election candidates talk budget, public outreach, other issues
    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Disney shareholders vote against splitting CEO, chairman positions

    Disney shareholders vote against splitting CEO, chairman positions
    Shareholders have voted down two proposals brought forward at the Walt Disney Co. annual meeting that sought to change how the largest entertainment company in the world is governed. One proposal called for the future split of the chief executive and...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Approval of Measure S means Burbank Unified officials will have $110 million to spend

    Approval of Measure S means Burbank Unified officials will have $110 million to spend
    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...
  • Backers of Burbank school bond ramp up their campaign

    Backers of Burbank school bond ramp up their campaign
    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...
  • Burbank to press state on law barring non-officials from closed session meetings

    Burbank plans to press state officials on laws that prevent newly elected candidates from attending City Council closed sessions in the lead-up to them taking office, arguing the ban forces a steep learning curve that can hinder city business. The City...
  • Deadline nears for ballots in Burbank general city election

    Deadline nears for ballots in Burbank general city election
    With just four more days until the Burbank general election, officials say it’s too late to mail ballots in, but votes can still be cast. Residents can drop off ballots at five locations — the Buena Vista Library, Joslyn Center, Tuttle...