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  • Participation in Burbank primary stronger than last election, officials report

    More than 8,300 voters had cast their ballots in the Burbank primary as of Tuesday afternoon, exceeding the total for the primary two years ago, officials reported. The most recent confirmed ballot count does not include those that were collected from...
  • Frutos leads 'very, very preliminary' voter returns for Burbank City Council primary

    With just eight out of 42 precincts reporting in the Burbank primary election, City Council challenger Robert Frutos has the early lead, but the results could change significantly as new reports start coming in. As of 10:55 p.m., Frutos led the six...
  • Berman, Sherman get into near-altercation at forum

    The bitter race for a San Fernando Valley congressional district took a bizarre turn Thursday when Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Valley Village) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) got into a near-altercation during a forum at Pierce College. Video of...
  • Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in

    Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in
    With 17 out of 48 precincts reporting as of 11:25 p.m., the races for City Council and school board tightened, with challengers poised to make some inroads. Challenger Robert Frutos continued to lead the six candidate field for City Council with 2,439...
  • Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright

    Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright
    Robert Frutos claimed enough votes after Tuesday's primary to clinch a seat on the City Council, bypassing the need to compete in the April 9 general election and forcing the three incumbents into a match up in which only two seats remain. With all 42...
  • Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash

    Reps. Berman, Sherman continue to rake in campaign cash
    Ka-ching! That’s become a familiar sound in the San Fernando Valley slugfest between Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman. Together, the two Democrats have spent more than $9 million through Sept. 30, according to the latest campaign finance...
  • Burbank moves closer to ban on puppy mills

    Burbank moves closer to ban on puppy mills
    Burbank moved one step closer to banning retail pet sales this week, following in the footsteps of Glendale, West Hollywood and other cities that have taken similar hard lines against puppy and kitten mills. After City Council members on Tuesday voted 3-...
  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts. Proposition 30...
  • 'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds

    'Record majority' in California backs same-sex marriage, poll finds
    As state officials make their case for gay marriage, a new Field Poll showed record support in California for same sex unions. "By a nearly two-to-one margin (61% to 32%), California voters approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry," according to...
  • 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...