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  • Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright

    Frutos wins Burbank City Council seat outright
    Robert Frutos claimed enough votes after Tuesday's primary to clinch a seat on the City Council, bypassing the need to compete in the April 9 general election and forcing the three incumbents into a match up in which only two seats remain. With all 42...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Six candidates running for Burbank City Council; Four for school board

    The nominating period for Burbank's 2013 municipal election closed Friday evening, with six candidates running for three City Council seats, four running for two school board seats, three for city clerk and one for city treasurer, officials reported....
  • Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents

    Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents
    Robert Frutos' City Council victory Tuesday marks the first election since 1999 in which the rare act of an incumbent being unseated is a certainty. Frutos' win in the primary leaves four candidates — including three incumbents — to compete...
  • Election winner passes on his thanks

    I am gratified and humbled beyond words at the outpouring of the support and confidence Burbank voters have shown me in our primary election. I truly feel I am blessed, not only to live in a wonderful city like Burbank, but also to have the affection...
  • Leader Editorial: Election could change everything

    Although more voters participated in Burbank's primary election this week than turned out in 2011, it still drew yawns from most. Some of those who sat back and let the others decide the outcome may wish now that they had been paying more attention and...
  • Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election

    Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election
    The nominating period for Burbank's February primary election closed Friday, with six candidates running for three City Council seats, four running for two school board seats, three for city clerk and one for city treasurer. The City Council...
  • Four vie for two remaining seats on city council

    It’s crunch time for the four City Council hopefuls, who have less than a month to knock on as many doors and raise as much money for their campaigns as possible before ballots are mailed out for the April 9 general election. The stakes were raised...
  • Frutos should get off the fence

    In the Nov. 14 Mailbag, Bob Frutos, who has announced his intention to run in the upcoming Burbank City Council election, came up with what he thought was an “easy solution” to the puppy mill issue. Trying to please both sides of the issue, as...
  • On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service

    On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service
    This past week proved to be historic for women, both at the ballot box and on the ballot. Representing 53% of the electorate in last Tuesday's election, the female vote proved to be decisive in reelecting President Obama to a second term, as well as...