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Elections

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Providence High volleyball sweeps to win in season opener

    BURBANK — It was hard to tell who was more nervous, as the Providence High girls' volleyball team opened its season Wednesday with a nonleague match against Faith Baptist. While the Pioneers' players might have experienced some jitters in their...
  • An honor that is long overdue

    Two years ago a Mailbag contributor wrote that Councilman David Gordon didn’t have the right to serve as vice mayor or mayor because he came into office with fewer votes than council members Dave Golonski and Jess Talamantes (“Passing over...
  • Burbank school bond oversight committee fills out

    A construction consultant, a former school board candidate and the city treasurer are among nine people who were appointed to a committee Thursday night to oversee the spending of a $110-million bond school bond approved by voters in March. Fifteen...
  • Council should seek independence

    Being selected by colleagues on the City Council to be the next vice mayor or mayor has absolutely nothing to do with votes garnered in an election. It’s not even about extending honor. It’s about council members’ beliefs in the...
  • Providence softball loses first-place battle

    Providence softball loses first-place battle
    BURBANK — It was a battle of the Liberty League's top two teams, as well as the two most potent offenses in the league, when the Providence High softball team took on Faith Baptist on Thursday. While the Pioneers entered the contest averaging a...
  • 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...