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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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Political Landscape: Ramani: Gatto is aloof

    Representatives for Republican Assembly candidate Sunder Ramani are arguing that his opponent is dodging opportunities to participate in debates ahead of the June 8 runoff election to represent Glendale, Burbank and parts of Los Angeles. Ramani...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...