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  • For one Burbank voter, it's two minutes too late

    He was just two minutes too late. Jim Riner drove 50 miles Tuesday from the Camarillo Airport – where he works as an aircraft mechanic – to Burbank City Hall to cast his vote in the city general election.  But he shuffled into City Hall at...
  • 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...
  • Girls' basketball leads list of accomplishments for Providence High

    Girls' basketball leads list of accomplishments for Providence High
    This is the second in a four-part series looking back on the sports accomplishments of the four local high schools during the 2012-13 year. This installment is Providence High: In a city rich with basketball talent and success, the Providence High...
  • 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...
  • Decades long low-income subsidy in peril after Burbank voters reject measure

    A decades-long program that subsidizes trash and sewer bills for low-income seniors and disabled people is at risk of being cut after Burbank voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a special tax to continue its funding source. Roughly 1,900 out of...
  • Leader Editorial: It's time for sidewalks on Screenland Drive

    It's a timeworn practice for politicians to make promises to voters while hitting the campaign trail. Sometimes, once the candidate's election has been secured, those promises are kept; other times they are not — often because they were never...
  • An election post script

    I would like to congratulate Jess Talamantes and David Gordon for their victories on Tuesday night’s general election. It was a hard-fought campaign and they deserved to win. I would also like to express my appreciation for David Golonski’s 20...
  • Burbank election results finalized

    Voter turnout in Tuesday's general election reached 18%, with 11,161 out of 60,623 registered voters participating, according to the final election results. In the City Council race, David Gordon came in first with 5,430 votes, while Jess Talamantes...
  • California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank

    California Secretary of State Debra Bowen encourages students in Burbank
    Secretary of State Debra Bowen holds a political post today that she never had an inkling she would have when she was growing up, she told John Burroughs High School students on Thursday. Bowen shared her life story of growing up as a shy girl in...
  • Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks

    Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks
    The contentious saga surrounding the building of sidewalks on Screenland Drive concluded Tuesday with the City Council, in a 3-2 vote, approving the project despite a vocal push-back by local residents. In March 2011, the Burbank City Council accepted a...