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  • Sherman leads Berman in USC poll of Valley voters

    A USC poll taken days before one of the hottest congressional primaries in the nation shows Rep. Brad Sherman leading fellow Democratic Rep. Howard Berman, 31.7% to 24%, with more than 23% of those surveyed saying they had not yet made up their minds....
  • Primary 2012: Voters torn in battle between Berman-Sherman

    Primary 2012: Voters torn in battle between Berman-Sherman
    The hotly contested and expensive San Fernando Valley race between incumbent Democratic Reps. Howard Bermanand Brad Sherman has locals so torn over whom to vote for that one resident called the whole situation “a shame.” Redistricting has...
  • Berman, Sherman clash continues to fall election

    Berman, Sherman clash continues to fall election
    Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman handily outdistanced their five little-known, underfinanced challengers in Tuesday's primary, ensuring that the high-spending, nationally watched showdown between two liberal Democratic congressmen will continue...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • Sherman-Berman race sets California spending record

    Sherman-Berman race sets California spending record
    To no surprise of San Fernando Valley voters who were inundated with campaign ads, robo calls and political mail, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman set a record for spending by candidates in a California congressional race — shelling out more...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • Burbank City Council selects new clerk on June 28

    In a few days, the City Council will select our next city clerk. The position is an elected office, but the last clerk retired before her term expired. The council will also appoint the next city treasurer the same day because that official also retired...
  • Take note of Burbank City Hall appointments

    Contained in this issue is an overview of the 17 applicants vying to be appointed to two hugely important positions at City Hall: city clerk and city treasurer. They're typically elected, but due to early retirements, the City Council will be appointing...
  • Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats

     Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats
    Six candidates — including three incumbents — will be vying for three seats on the Burbank City Council in the February primary. Here's a look at the candidates: David Gordon David Gordon, 57, has served on the council for seven years. He...
  • Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer

    Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer
    When the City Council convenes on June 28 to fill the vacated positions of city clerk and city treasurer, they’ll have 17 applicants representing a wide swath of the local political sphere to choose from. The two spots are typically elected...
  • California bullet train faces tough vote in Senate

    California bullet train faces tough vote in Senate
    Gov. Jerry Brown's request for $6 billion to start construction of the California bullet train will face a difficult vote in the Legislature in the coming days, prompting some last-minute political maneuvering that could significantly alter the...
  • The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader

    The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...