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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Armenians cry for justice

    Armenians cry for justice
    A candlelight vigil commemorating the 96th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held on the steps of Burbank City Hall on Tuesday night, two days before an L.A. visit by President Obama, who has not kept a campaign promise to formally recognize the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Patt Morrison: Burbank's Rebecca Mieliwocki on what makes a great teacher

    Patt Morrison: Burbank's Rebecca Mieliwocki on what makes a great teacher
    The class clown from Mr. Gadberry's high school art class has made good — and how. Rebecca Mieliwocki teaches seventh-grade English at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank — but not next year. Instead, she'll be on the road as the National...
  • Burbank Unified names insider as new head of schools

    Burbank Unified names insider as new head of schools
    After airing plans to name an interim replacement for outgoing Supt. Stan Carrizosa, the Burbank Unified school board went one step further Friday and announced Assistant Supt. of Instructional Services Jan Britz as the new permanent head of schools....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Mobile ads irk Burbank residents, Prostitution sting nets 17 arrests and 'Julius Caesar' comes to Encino

    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 5. Police conducted a sting this week to curb prositution at a busy stretch of Lankershim Boulevard. The operation led to at least 17 arrests, according to the Contra Costa Times.   Want to live in young...