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  • San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council to approve Evolution plan, Metro ridership on the rise

    San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council to approve Evolution plan, Metro ridership on the rise
    Good morning, readers! Today is Wednesday, October 24. Prepare for traffic on your commute home tonight. President Obama is heading to Burbank during rush hour. He will make his fifth appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Burbank Leader...
  • On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going

    On the Town: Hospital guild keeps the Razzle Dazzle going
    Sixty-five years ago this month, President Truman delivered the first televised White House address, England’s then-Princess Elizabeth was preparing for her wedding to Prince Phillip, and the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...