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  • Burbank accountant accused of stealing from assemblyman's campaign fund

    A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
  • Outsider tapped for commission job

    The City Council this week filled the lone vacancy on the Police Commission with a candidate with extensive experience working with film and TV studios. In doing so, the council passed over Robert Frutos — the former chairman of the commission...
  • Plenty of reasons to oppose Walmart

    I am one of the so-called “1%” who is opposed to Walmart moving into Burbank. For someone who doesn’t even live in Burbank to call our concerns “common-sense-challenged” is incredibly offensive (“Ignore the 1% who...
  • Frutos loses seat on Police Commission

    Frutos loses seat on Police Commission
    [Editor's note: This story has updated from an earlier version] Former City Council candidate Bob Frutos lost his seat on the Burbank Police Commission this week after failing to garner enough confirmation votes. Frutos, who lost to Councilwoman...
  • Ron Kaye: A community of scale

    Discussing American Airlines pulling out of Bob Hope Airport, Executive Director Dan Feger told airport commissioners how, in a recent team-building exercise, senior staff had reviewed the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” — a story about...
  • Too cheap to vote

    For years, despite the convenience of a vote-by-mail elections system, voter participation in Burbank has languished below 20%. There could be a lot of factors for voter apathy, but in some cities with similar systems, it appears a major reason is a...
  • 818 Roundup: Manjra sentencing, Glendale pedestrian sting, possible rain on Thursday

    818 Roundup: Manjra sentencing, Glendale pedestrian sting, possible rain on Thursday
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. We're rounding up some of the top headlines in the region: - A 55-year-old Los Angeles man was sentenced Wednesday to serve 25 years to life in prison for the deaths of a Glendale woman whose...
  • Glendale special election slated for June

    A special election to replace outgoing Councilman Frank Quintero is set to take place on June 3 and be consolidated with a statewide primary election following a unanimous City Council vote this week. On the ballot may also be a tax measure proposed...
  • La Canada history: Man died, homes destroyed in Santa Ana winds

    La Canada history: Man died, homes destroyed in Santa Ana winds
    Ten Years Ago New inductees to the La Cañada High School Athletic Hall of Fame in January 2004 were Jacki Tenerelli Asplund, Class of 1995; Sarah Ellis, Class of 1997; Matthew Moore, Class of 1998 and Brendan Naeve, Class of 1998. Twenty Years Ago...
  • New year will follow some familiar stories

    New year will follow some familiar stories
    Though it’s only the first day of the new year, the calendar is already packed for the Jewel City. A plastic bag ban goes into effect this year, the Museum of Neon Art is slated to open, the city looks to see how Chief Robert Castro will run the...
  • Glendale pedestrian struck and killed at marked crosswalk

    A 74-year-old Glendale woman was struck by a vehicle in a marked crosswalk at Wilson Avenue and Belmont Street on Monday and died later at a hospital, police said. It was the fifth pedestrian-collision fatality in Glendale this year. The woman,...
  • La Cañada History: Academic Decathlon team won second place in L.A. area

    La Cañada History: Academic Decathlon team won second place in L.A. area
    Ten Years Ago A memorial service was planned for George L. Parrish, the first mayor of La Cañada Flintridge upon its 1976 incorporation as a city. Parrish, who had moved to Orange County in his retirement, died in Irvine following an extended illness....