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  • Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike

    Congratulations to re-elected Armenian president spark Burbank hunger strike
    Ara Manoogian hadn’t eaten for nine days as of Monday, and he was prepared to go without food for weeks, or even months, more. Camped in an RV parked outside Rep. Adam Schiff’s Burbank office, Manoogian said his hunger strike was in protest...
  • 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...
  • Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies

    Schiff hails legislation for DNA collection of those arrested for felonies
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday hailed the bipartisan support of a bill that would award grants to states that start programs to collect DNA samples of people arrested on suspicion of violent felonies. The legislation, which is headed to...
  • Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph

    Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama

    Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • 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...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Homeless veterans need housing help

    I share L.A. County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's joy at the placement of 1,200 homeless dogs over the past several years ("Political Landscape: Antonovich stands up for furry friends," Nov. 11). I hope he can do the same for homeless people, especially...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Students need more healthful options

    With the new school year just around the corner, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies and lunches. Yes, school lunches. Traditionally, USDA had used the National School Lunch Program as a dumping ground for surplus meat and...
  • Movie premiere canceled in Paris

    Movie premiere canceled in Paris
    This weekend's opening of “The Dark Knight Rises” was tragically marred early Friday by a shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in which a gunman killed at least 12 people and wounded 59 others. In response to the tragedy, a gala...