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  • Candidates work on war chests

    With the Feb. 26 primary fast approaching, candidates for public office in Burbank have begun fundraising in earnest, records show. The six hopefuls vying for three City Council seats have collectively raised nearly $30,000 on the campaign, according...
  • How to erase the advantage

    It was heartening to see at least some on the Burbank City Council this week acknowledge that any interim pick to replace the soon-to-be vacated positions of city clerk and city treasurer will have an inherent political advantage, come citywide...
  • A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank

    A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank
    The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in 2013....
  • Longtime Burbank resident, civil rights activists dies at age 57

    John Brady, a longtime Burbank resident and well-known civil rights activist, died Thursday, his loved ones reported on Saturday. He was 57. Brady is survived by many cousins and his girlfriend of five years, Barbara Deriada. Brady served on the Burbank...
  • Filing period for candidate papers in Burbank citywide election opens Monday

    Filing period for candidate papers in Burbank citywide election opens Monday
    Those who plan to seek public office in Burbank can now officially pull their papers for the Feb. 26 primary election on Monday, the city clerk’s office announced this week. Up for grabs in the 2013 municipal election season are three seats on...
  • She's not shedding a tear for redevelopment

    State officials are correct in saying that local redevelopment agencies “sapped money from schools in the name of economic development that rarely materialized in any justifiable way” (“City knocks state payout,” June 17)....
  • Search for permanent Burbank police chief could finish by mid-October

    Search for permanent Burbank police chief could finish by mid-October
    The search for a permanent Burbank police chief nearly three years after Scott LaChasse was appointed to the interim position could wrap up by mid-October, city officials said this week. During an update to the Burbank City Council on Tuesday,...
  • Flad will leave Burbank

    Flad will leave Burbank
    Burbank City Manager Mike Flad announced on Monday plans to leave the Media City and take the top post at the city of South Gate, stunning city officials who expected him to retire in the city where he had spent more than two decades building his career....
  • Burbank City Council candidate says bankruptcy was a 'business decision'

    City Council candidate David Nos filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy last December -- a "business decision" he said he was forced to make after encountering circumstances beyond his control amid a rough recession. Nos had been running his printing...
  • 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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Bob Hope sale draws crowd, Burbank after-school program in jeopardy

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, December 9. A Bob Hope estate sale drew a crowd in Toluca Lake on Saturday. But there was not much to buy, according to L.A. Observed. Sherman Oaks residents were left without power early Sunday, reports Patch....
  • 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...