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  • Read On: Taking a trip to Ferguson, Mo.

    Read On: Taking a trip to Ferguson, Mo.
    I have to admit that when Barack Obama was elected president of the United States back in 2008, it seemed not only historic but incredibly exciting to everyone in my liberal-minded circle. A black president, in our lifetime. It was glorious. I felt fortunate to be alive to witness it.
  • In Theory: Should the U.S. use its military might against ISIS?

    In an open letter issued in late August, 53 religious leaders, mostly Protestant and Catholic, called on the U.S. to stop using airstrikes against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria and instead seek more peaceful means to resolving the human rights...

    2013 Newsmaker: Burbank couple fought civil rights battle that changed the nation

    2013 Newsmaker: Burbank couple fought civil rights battle that changed the nation
    A Burbank couple made national headlines this year after successfully tackling Proposition 8, California's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage. Burbank residents Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, along with a lesbian couple from Berkeley, challenged the ban in...

    Mieliwocki to lead Burbank on Parade

    A Burbank teacher honored by President Barack Obama in 2012 after being selected as National Teacher of the Year was chosen this week as the grand marshal for this year’s Burbank on Parade. Rebecca Mieliwocki, a Glendale resident and seventh-grade...

    Jay Leno films his final 'Tonight Show'

    Jay Leno films his final 'Tonight Show'
    Rain didn’t dampen the excitement outside the studio of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Thursday as the longtime entertainment staple in Burbank filmed his final show. Those who had tickets stood under an overhang, waiting to be...