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  • 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...
  • Letter: 'Schiff is wrong' letter is wrong

    Citing no evidence whatsoever, Leon Mayer uses 233 words to say, over and over, that President Obama has repeatedly lied about Benghazi (May 13, 2014, “Mailbag: Schiff is wrong about Benghazi”). Why so many words? In the first eight words,...
  • 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...
  • Letter: Schiff is wrong about Benghazi

    I saw and heard the Chris Wallace interview with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Schiff has been a very capable representative for our district. He has been a persistent voice in Congress to recognize the Armenian Genocide, for one thing. I was one of his...
  • 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...
  • Burbank on Parade hits town Saturday

    Thousands are expected to flood Olive Avenue Saturday morning for the 33rd annual Burbank on Parade with this year’s theme “Burbank: City of the Future.” The parade, which will kick off at 11 a.m., will travel east on Olive Avenue from...
  • 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...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far

    Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far
    Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation. A last-minute huddle between...