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  • Six candidates running for Burbank City Council; Four for school board

    The nominating period for Burbank's 2013 municipal election closed Friday evening, 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, officials reported....
  • Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election

    Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Providence softball loses first-place battle

    Providence softball loses first-place battle
    BURBANK — It was a battle of the Liberty League's top two teams, as well as the two most potent offenses in the league, when the Providence High softball team took on Faith Baptist on Thursday. While the Pioneers entered the contest averaging a...
  • 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...
  • Candidates offer too little information

    I believe that an electorate that votes for candidates without knowing who they are or what they stand for is harmful to the democratic process of voting. In the case of the current slate of candidates in the upcoming Burbank election, it is very...
  • Editorial: Measuring a bond's risk

    How good are you at predicting the future? Or, more to the point, what do you think it will cost to borrow money in 2023? Your answer should determine your vote on the Burbank Unified School District’s $110-million bond initiative, Measure S. No...
  • Last call, letters for March 5 election

    The Burbank Leader welcomes letters to the editor on all subjects, including local campaigns. We do, however, adhere to a blackout period prior to the day voters go to the polls. So, those who are interested in writing letters related to the March 5...
  • An honor that is long overdue

    Two years ago a Mailbag contributor wrote that Councilman David Gordon didn’t have the right to serve as vice mayor or mayor because he came into office with fewer votes than council members Dave Golonski and Jess Talamantes (“Passing over...