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  • Candidates hit the hillsides

    Candidates hit the hillsides
    Of the 10 precincts with the highest voter turnout in Burbank’s primary election, eight were from the hillside area, and the two City Council candidates remaining on the April 12 ballot have taken notice of that fact. Voter participation in the...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license

    818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license
    Welcome to the roundup, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Here are some of the top headlines in the region: - NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of the show’s pending...
  • Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick

    Film review: 'Butter' spreads it on thick
    "Butter" — a frequently funny comedy from director Jim Field Smith ("Episodes") and first-time screenwriter Jason Micallef — is essentially a sports film with a layer of cultural (and, by the end, political) satire. In the tradition of that...
  • Vote even when it seems academic

    The June 5 primary is, admittedly, a mostly academic exercise: The two top vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, move on to the November ballot. For most of our readers, that means the 43rd Assembly District race is a wash. With incumbent Mike...
  • Start the Presses: Rewarding times in the newsroom

    Awards ceremonies are usually long, dull affairs. Fortunately, when you're dealing with such fetes given by journalists, you tend to deal with more interesting — or at least creative — types. And an open bar. Always an open bar. On Thursday,...
  • Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots

    Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots
    It's beginning of new era in primary election voting here in California, so be prepared for some changes on the ballot. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. For a list of polling stations, go here. And for those who need a little catch up, here's...
  • Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first

    Primary 2012: Incumbents Schiff, Liu, Gatto finish first
    There were no surprises in Tuesday’s primary election for local representatives to U.S. Congress, the state Assembly and Senate, with incumbents showing strong leads and contested races carrying over to the November election. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax

    Primary 2012: California voters OK changes to term limits for state legislators, appear reluctant to raise tobacco tax
    Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday. In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...
  • Focus is on November

    With the foregone conclusion now behind us in the 43rd Assembly District race, we now look ahead to the November general election — giving incumbent Democrat Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and his Republican challenger, Glendale Unified school board...
  • Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat

    Gatto wins special election for Assembly seat
    Democrat Mike Gatto won a commanding victory in the special election for the 43rd Assembly District seat Tuesday, defeating his Republican opponent by a nearly 20% margin. With 100% of the precincts reporting, Gatto received 20,870 votes, or 58.7%,...