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  • Obama visits Jay Leno; motorists get stuck in motorcade traffic and take to social media

    The "Obama jam" was back in Southern California Tuesday as President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and stays overnight in Los Angeles. The presidential motorcade affected traffic in parts of the San Fernando Valley, especially...
  • Reporting and racial identification

    In an otherwise valid question to local churchmen about “stand your ground” legislation (In Theory, Aug. 10), the media writers chose again to interject racial identifications into the sad Martin-Zimmerman case that was not about race. Can...
  • Burbank's National Teacher of the Year chronicles her world tour

    Burbank's National Teacher of the Year chronicles her world tour
    Rebecca Mieliwocki spoke at Glendale High Monday evening to relate stories from her yearlong, whirlwind tour of several nations and 30 states as the National Teacher of the Year. The journey began for the Burbank Unified teacher in the spring of 2012...
  • Obama's military request in Syria too broad, Schiff says

    As Republican and Democratic leaders of the House of Representatives have jumped on board to support President Barack Obama’s request for military strikes in Syria, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Monday that he is concerned that international...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Schiff: Obama wants NSA to restructure phone call surveillance program

    Schiff: Obama wants NSA to restructure phone call surveillance program
    President Obama's review panel charged with examining the National Security Administration said that the agency will continue collecting metadata on every phone call made in the United States, but new rules and restrictions could alter the current...
  • 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...