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  • Start the Presses: Leading questions

    Start the Presses: Leading questions
    On a hot afternoon last week, I and several others from the current Leadership Burbank class sat down for a cup of coffee with Mike Nolan, a fixture within the Burbank community and a frequent speaker at City Council meetings. I didn't know what to...
  • The inductees

    JIM BARNFATHER Barnfather moved to Burbank as a young boy and began his playing career in the Burbank sports leagues when he was 8. He played in the Burbank Police Athletic League and Hap Minor Baseball, flag football, and basketball leagues until he...
  • Magnolia Park Optimist Club installs officers

    The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
  • Board looking into family favortism

    Burbank officials this week began a policy discussion on nepotism and what they said was a void of rules governing family members who work directly with one another. According to Civil Service Board Chairman Nathan Schlossman's calculations, based on a...
  • Burbank braces for cuts

    Burbank and Glendale officials on Friday said Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest proposals for closing a $19.1-billion state budget deficit could weigh down on the region and affect local residents. The governor proposed closing the gap with $12.4...
  • Police draft budget cuts

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Department on Tuesday proposed $1.87 million in budget cuts, which include suspending its helicopter program, eliminating positions and reducing animal shelter hours. The proposals, whose savings range from $1.1...
  • Neighborly effort

    Neighbors and law enforcement gathered at 18 block parties to help Burbank "strike out crime" on Tuesday evening for National Night Out. At the city-sponsored block party at Keystone Street along the Chandler Bikeway, neighbors enjoyed snow cones...
  • An eventful term for senator

    For nearly all of state Sen. Carol Liu's term in office, she has had to deliver bad news to officials in Glendale and Burbank. Trouble began shortly after Liu's election in 2008, when the national economy went south. California state officials worked...
  • Liu welcomes ideas at town hall

    Community solutions posed Saturday to state Sen. Carol Liu about the state's budget crisis ranged from streamlining school administrators to allowing the production of hemp. The suggestions came during a town hall meeting at the Glendale Central Library...
  • Cities set to work in concert

    A long-planned coalition of San Fernando government agencies on Tuesday took the last major important step to becoming a reality. Burbank and Glendale voted unanimously last year to join the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments, a regional...
  • Governor drops commissioner

    DOWNTOWN — A spokesman for the governor's office on Thursday said there were no plans to reconsider the removal of former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian from a powerful transportation commission. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 21 dropped Zarian...
  • Six police officers fired

    Six more Burbank police officers have been fired for allegedly acting improperly or engaging in excessive use of force. The supposed wrongdoing came to light, officials said, following a probe into the investigation of a 2007 robbery of Porto's Bakery....