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  • Amid low voter turnout, it's success for Measure S

    Amid low voter turnout, it's success for Measure S
    It may have been a tiny turnout, but Burbank voters on Tuesday sent Measure S -- the $110-million school bond -- well above the 55% approval threshold needed to pass. Of the 6,595 votes counted, 4,053, or 61.5%, were in favor of the bond, according to...
  • Fundraising, outside spending continues in Burbank general election campaign

    During the last stretch before Tuesday’s general election in Burbank, fundraising continued among the four candidates competing for two seats on the Burbank City Council, recent reports show. City Council incumbent Dave Golonski raised $3,410 over...
  • Attention Burbank voters: Don't mail that ballot

    Attention Burbank voters: Don't mail that ballot
    Today is election day in Burbank, but don't mail in your ballot. To make sure your vote counts, drop your ballot at one of the following locations:  Burbank City Hall - 275 E. Olive Ave.  Buena Vista Branch Library – 300 N. Buena Vista St....
  • Cash flows as Burbank school board and City Council campaigns near the finish line

    Burbank election candidates continued to beef up their campaign coffers during the last reporting period, which spanned through Feb. 9, just as ballots for Tuesday's primary began to arrive in Burbank homes. Candidate Bob Frutos continued to lead...
  • PAC moves to unseat City Council incumbent Jess Talamantes

    A political action committee sponsored by a labor union that represents about 800 retail workers in Burbank has raised $20,000 in an effort to unseat City Council incumbent Jess Talamantes, with a spokesman for the group citing a “pattern of not...
  • 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...
  • Candidates remain in high gear

    The city has received roughly 4,000 ballots for the April 9 election since they were mailed out about two weeks ago, but candidates are still in campaign mode, continuing to expand their war chests in the final weeks before the election, recent filings...
  • PACs should stay out of local elections

    I find it highly offensive and suspect that a political action committee sponsored by a labor union is going to spend $20,000 to influence voting for the Burbank City Council (“Group moves to unseat council member,” Feb. 20). I have already...
  • Candidates and year-round swimming

    I've written to the Leader previously on year-round swimming at the public pools and it would be interesting to know about the City Council candidates’ positions on this issue. However, there is a larger issue that has a greater impact on...
  • How Burbank City Council candidates would balance the budget

    Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year&...
  • Editorial: We have reached an S in the road

    Burbank voters are weighing two distinctly different proposals this election season that carry the same name, “Measure S.” How could such a confusing turn of events come about? We're told it's by accident. At about the same time Burbank...
  • To be clear, David Nos is not 'No on S'

    To all Burbank voters: I am David Nos and my last name is not, and I repeat, is not a campaign against the safe school initiative Measure S. In fact, I wholeheartedly support Measure S. I have a Measure S sign along with my own “Just Say Nos”...