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  • 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...
  • City officials to discuss social media policy in advance of Facebook page release

    Locals may soon be able to officially “like” the city of La CaƱada Flintridge on Facebook, or respond to city tweets online through Twitter, as officials contemplate creating a social-media presence as part of a wider communications and...
  • Tropico Apartments project inspires zoning changes

    To create a buffer between industrial buildings in the San Fernando Road corridor and the recently-approved Tropico Apartments, the City Council this week unanimously OK’d changing the zoning of 10 properties near the 220-unit mixed-use...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home

    Glendale Preservation Commission to rule on historic home
    The Historical Preservation Commission is set to decide the fate of a Ranch-style home on Thursday that the owner wants to demolish, even though it’s located in a historic district. The proposal to raze the 1954 home in the 1500 block of Valley...
  • Col. Nancy Sumner named Veteran of the Year

    Col. Nancy Sumner named Veteran of the Year
    A retired California Air National Guard colonel whose career spans from serving military operations in the Middle East to aiding veterans back home was named Veteran of the Year on Wednesday. Col. Nancy Sumner was singled out by Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
  • Appelate court blocks pay-cut complaint

    An attempt by the city’s largest union to reverse a 2010 contract that reduced pay was blocked, yet again, on Friday by a three-judge panel from the state’s Los Angeles-based Court of Appeal. Although the city may have engaged in one instance...
  • Start the Presses: An interesting week in gender issues

    Start the Presses: An interesting week in gender issues
    This has been a fascinating week, gender wise. First, Glendale resumed its women's self-defense class — delayed while officials tried to figure out how to deal with cries of gender bias from a San Diego nonprofit with a self-important name. The...
  • City of Glendale seeks to build batting cages

    City of Glendale seeks to build batting cages
    City officials took a step Monday afternoon toward building a new six-bay batting cage at the Glendale Sports Complex Monday as the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission OK’d the search for a concessionaire for the new recreational...