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  • Leader endorsements for Burbank City Council: Nos, Talamantes

    With the election of Bob Frutos to the City Council last month, Burbank stated that it wants change on the dais. With the general election fast approaching, voters should continue that trend. We endorse David Nos and Jess Talamantes for City Council....
  • Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike

    Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike
    Ara Manoogian hadn’t eaten for nine days as of Monday, and he was prepared to go without food for weeks, or even months, more. Camped in an RV parked outside Rep. Adam Schiff’s Burbank office, Manoogian said his hunger strike was in protest...
  • Gordon gets writer's respect and vote

    I am responding to a letter (“David Gordon is bad for Burbank,” Mailbag, March 20) from Carolyn Jackson charging Councilman David Gordon with having “proven” he is “an uninformed, misogynistic, unreasonable and belligerent...
  • Gordon is a distraction

    I will never understand why some Burbank citizens see David Gordon as their hero, a true man of the people. I see him as a distraction, keeping the other council members from taking care of city business in a balanced and timely way. If Gordon is re-...
  • Barbara Boxer endorses Howard Berman, knocks Brad Sherman mailer

    Barbara Boxer endorses Howard Berman, knocks Brad Sherman mailer
    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) has decided to endorse Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) in his bruising intraparty fight with Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat. In a letter ...
  • Charity foundation names new members

    Charity foundation names new members
    The Community Foundation of the Verdugos announced new members to its Board of Directors and newly elected officers for 2012. Those newly serving the board include attorneys Armen Baghdasarian of the Glendale firm Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP and...
  • Volunteer for Burbank school board candidate fined for alleged rival sign theft

    A volunteer working for Steve Ferguson’s campaign for a seat on the Burbank Unified school board was fined $950 after pleading no contest this week to charges that he stole signs belonging to a rival candidate, officials said. The volunteer, Scott...
  • Lawyer: Burbank City Council practice illegal

    For years, City Council members-elect have been invited by Burbank officials to sit in on closed-door meetings prior to being sworn in. But City Atty. Amy Albano has issued a memo saying that the practice violates state law. Even so, the City Council...
  • Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.

    Political star rising for woman behind outside school race spending in Burbank, L.A.
    If you're a registered voter in Burbank, chances are you've recieved one or more mailers supporting certain school board candidates from political action committees backed by StudentsFirst. The L.A. Times has a profile out today on Michelle Rhee,...
  • Candidates remain in high gear

    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...
  • Zonta Club opens branch for youth

    Zonta Club opens branch for youth
    The Zonta Club of Burbank announced that a new service club for youth dedicated to provide career guidance and to promote leadership skills, international fellowship and the ideal of service was chartered on Feb. 8. Laura Peters, governor of Zonta...
  • 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...