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  • 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...
  • Victory for David Gordon, Jess Talamantes

    Victory for David Gordon, Jess Talamantes
    Dave Golonski — who first took office a few months after Bill Clinton became president — lost his bid Tuesday for an unprecedented sixth term. Golonski, who established himself on the City Council dais 20 years ago, lost out to fellow...
  • LaChasse on permanent Burbank police chief appointment: I'm 'delighted'

    LaChasse on permanent Burbank police chief appointment: I'm 'delighted'
    Scott LaChasse’s “three-year job interview” has come to an end. Burbank’s interim police chief — brought to the helm three years ago of a department plagued by allegations of excessive force, discrimination and sexual...
  • In Theory: Faith and the decision to fight

    President Barack Obama this month asked Congress to authorize punitive military action in Syria. He made the request in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus. Q: How would your faith and/or worldview guide you in...
  • Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines

    Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines
    Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
  • Woodbury University discussion to point toward political center

    A well-known political analyst will lead a conversation in Burbank this Wednesday about how to find solutions for hyper-partisanship and political gridlock in the state and federal government as well as ways to improve voter engagement. Dan Schnur,...
  • I-5 project to roil traffic through city

    I-5 project to roil traffic through city
    Burbank officials this week signed off on a massive $700-million state construction project for the Golden State (5) Freeway that will bring major traffic disruptions through 2015 as crews realign the ramps to accommodate new carpool lanes. In one of the...
  • Officials enlist public's help on city plans

    Officials enlist public's help on city plans
    As a prelude to what will be the most extensive update to Burbank’s plans in more than four decades, officials are staging a major public outreach campaign to get as much feedback as they can on how to mold the city over the next 20 years....
  • Should BYU's Davies have been suspended?

    Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • Burroughs knocks Burbank out of VIBL playoffs

    BURBANK - If someone wanted to know what Wednesday’s game between the Burroughs High and Burbank baseball teams meant to the Indians, all they had to do was ask Indians catcher Chris Peale. The senior was vacationing in Arizona when he...
  • Burbank High student takes to the open sky

    Burbank High student takes to the open sky
    To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...