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  • Crowd gathers to watch Obama roll through Burbank

    Crowd gathers to watch Obama roll through Burbank
    More than 40 traffic intersections were closed down in Burbank on Wednesday for President Obama's visit to NBC Studios to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Dozens of officers from the Burbank, Alhambra and Pasadena police...
  • Valley voters weigh in on contentious Sherman-Berman congressional race

    Voters lined up at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Woodland Hills, where several precincts were combined in a large meeting room at the 53-year-old St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Comercio Way. "I was fourth in line, maybe fifth," said Morton Roberts, 46, a...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Gatto's reelection outshines Obama's

    The 43rd Assembly District is fortunate to have reelected Assemblymember Mike Gatto (60.46% to 39.54% for Krikorian). A larger percentage of voters cast votes for Gatto than the percentage of Californians who voted to reelect President Obama (59.1%). This...
  • On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service

    On the Town: Volunteer honored for decades of service
    This past week proved to be historic for women, both at the ballot box and on the ballot. Representing 53% of the electorate in last Tuesday's election, the female vote proved to be decisive in reelecting President Obama to a second term, as well as...
  • Some reasons to pass on the turkey

    With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...
  • 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: CicLAvia, Obama close streets, Gas prices rise, and a stabbing in NoHo

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, October 7. President Obama is in town, but this time he won't be visiting the Valley. Street closures will mostly affect West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and surrounding communities, according to City News Service. If...
  • Dave Golonski's cultural timeline

    January 1993: Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States. April 1993: Dave Golonski is elected to the Burbank City Council during the city’s general election. At 34 years old, he receives 5,833 votes out of 9,961 cast....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Immigration clinic, Pacoima gang member convicted of Valley robberies

    Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, October 20. The Los Angeles City Council is looking for ways to deal with a multi-million-dollar deficit. Two proposals to increase taxes might appear on the March ballot, reports the Daily News. A clinic that...