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  • In Theory: Faith and the decision to fight

    President Barack Obama this month asked Congress to authorize punitive military action in Syria. He made the request in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus. Q: How would your faith and/or worldview guide you in...
  • On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist

    On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist
    While members of the Zonta Club of Burbank themselves make for a roster of inspiring women who, in myriad ways, have contributed to the betterment of Burbank and the surrounding area, the organization’s monthly dinners have a history of presenting a...
  • In Theory: Should the prison at Guantanamo be closed?

    The Pentagon has appointed an envoy tasked with shutting down the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The prison, which holds terror suspects including those involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, currently holds 164 detainees, 17 of whom are on hunger...
  • Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision
    When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw. Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
  • President Obama to visit 'Tonight Show' in Burbank Aug. 6

    President Obama to visit 'Tonight Show' in Burbank Aug. 6
    Prepare your calendar, Burbank, President Obama is scheduled to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Aug. 6, ensuring yet another traffic headache for commuters. The planned appearance, outlined during a White House press briefing...
  • Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank

    Green Party candidate offers "green New Deal" during speech in Burbank
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech at Woodbury University in Burbank on Thursday that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'

    Green Party candidate: 'It's time to bail out the students'
    Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy. While President Franklin D....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: DMV mulls issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, Police arrest suspect in Chatsworth woman's death

    San Fernando Valley roundup: DMV mulls issuing driver's licenses to immigrants, Police arrest suspect in Chatsworth woman's death
    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, August 18. President Obama is giving young immigrants a two-year break from deportation, but does that mean they qualify for a driver's license? On Friday, DMV reps said they are still reviewing the issue. L.A....
  • Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall

    Villaraigosa officiates Burbank couple's wedding at Los Angeles City Hall
    At Los Angeles City Hall Friday evening, with outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiating and a throng of media as witnesses, Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo said the words they'd fought four long years to say: “I do.” A little more than...
  • Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Burbank couple revel in U.S. Supreme Court decision
    Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, the scene was exactly what Paul Katami and his partner, Jeff Zarrillo, had hoped for when they started their journey more than three years ago. The highest court in the land had just...
  • Op-Ed: No challenge too great or obstacle too high

    César Chávez believed that power resides not in the few, but in the many. With shared sacrifice and effort, no challenge is too great and no obstacle too high. He taught a generation of Latinos and other Americans that each of us had the skills and...
  • In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform

    In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform
    Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals. But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...