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  • City Council candidate Jacqueline Waltman

    Jacqueline Waltman knows how to hold people accountable, and the Burbank City Council hopeful has spent her entire career doing so. The 56-year Burbank resident serves on the city's Landlord-Tenant Commission while working as a state parole agent....
  • Candidates vying for City Council and school board seats

    Candidates for Burbank City Council and the Burbank Unified School District  Board are winding down their campaigns as residents prepare to vote in the upcoming election. The primary nominating election via mail-in ballot is Feb. 22. Whichever candidate...
  • Thoughts from the Bullpen: Getting the scoop on council aspirations

    Scattered thoughts from a wandering mind… One in, one out: We did exclusive, video interviews for BurbankNBeyond.com Friday night with Councilman Gary Bric and Mayor Anja Reinke, whose terms are now coming up on the City Council, to get their...
  • Reinke won't re-run for council

    [UPDATED] Three candidates have filed papers for the Burbank City Council primary election in February, and Mayor Anja Reinke is not among them. Spots held by Councilman Gary Bric and Reinke will open at the end of the current term ending in April....
  • Four file to vie for school board

    Three current Burbank Unified school board members and one challenger have filed preliminary papers to run in next year's election. Incumbents Roberta Reynolds, Ted Bunch and Dave Kemp will seek to protect their seats against challenger Gregory Bragg in...
  • Council OKs Cultural Arts Commission

    With the city's centennial celebration fast approaching, the Burbank City Council approved the formation of the first Cultural Arts Commission. Mayor Anja Reinke, who pushed for an arts commission as part of her campaign platform, said she was excited...
  • New year to bring more BUSD budget woes

    As Gov.-elect Jerry Brown readies to slash $28 billion in state expenditures, Burbank Unified officials said they are preparing to initiate another difficult round of cost-cutting measures in order to keep the district financially solvent. "We will...
  • Grant steps on sidewalk future

    Grant steps on sidewalk future
    Burbank may have to pass on $125,000 in federal grant money if an earlier City Council decision to halt sidewalk construction on two blocks of Screenland Drive near Luther Middle School remains unchanged. Following the outcry of nearly 90% of the...
  • Thoughts from the Bull Pen: Predictions for the coming year

    Gone today, here tomorrow. Yes, that's right, it's the end of the year. While most news organizations come up with some kind of a "look back" at 2010 (do we really want to read the same news again?), or a top 10 list (usually made up of movies that you...
  • Candidates draw their line in the sidewalk

    Candidates draw their line in the sidewalk
    Despite a multimillion-dollar deficit, ongoing police oversight reforms and depressed utility revenues, a dispute over whether to install sidewalks on two blocks of North Screenland Drive has become a major political hot potato for City Council...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: More clout for Police Commission

    If city leaders hope to restore public confidence in the Burbank Police Department, they must also be willing to empower the city's Police Commission to better fulfill its watchdog role. That the commission has finally set a date for its first public...
  • Gordon deserves to be mayor

    Isn’t it about time the people of Burbank had a say in who our mayor will be? If ever a time in our history screamed out to change the system, it is now, considering what we have to look forward to in 2011. Once again some of the vindictive City...