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  • 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....
  • Council approves $785M budget

    CITY HALL — The City Council Tuesday adopted a $785.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, avoiding considerable cuts to programs and services, but drawing criticism for hiking rates and fees amid a protracted recession. Councilman David...
  • Charter lineup getting scrambled

    ┬áCharter Communications customers will see a mix-up of the local premium cable channel lineup as the company continues to wrangle with Glendale officials over GTV6. The channel realignment — which features the addition of 17 high-definition...
  • 'Bigger doors are opening'

    WEST BURBANK — A Bloomingdale's sales assistant who made children's clothes for her granddaughter in her spare time is now set to see her designs featured at the upscale store where she works. The development is a dramatic reversal of fortunes for...
  • Mailbag: Article misstated position

    The Leader's front-page, leap-before-looking story ("Millions at ready, receipts or not," July 14) concerning millions of dollars of Burbank Unified School District bond, state grant, and city funds for the modernization of Burbank's schools trivialized...
  • 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...
  • Interim police chief continues

    Interim Burbank Police Chief Scott LaChasse, who was hired as a change agent in the wake of multiple probes into officer misconduct, will continue to serve through December, and possibly longer, officials said. His contract was set to expire last month,...
  • City leaning toward police auditor

    City officials this week veered toward hiring a police auditor who would report internal issues to the Police Commission — sidestepping a recommendation from two high-priced consultants in favor of a proposal that would keep more of the existing...
  • Time to cut ties with firm

    In the ever-progressing fallout over the employee compensation and financial mismanagement scandal in the city of Bell, it appears the degree of separation for Burbank is a little too close for comfort. Mayer Hoffman McCann — the firm that audited...