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  • Gordon deserves to be mayor

    Isn’t it about time the people of Burbank had a say in who our mayor will be? If ever a time in our history screamed out to change the system, it is now, considering what we have to look forward to in 2011. Once again some of the vindictive City...
  • Tenure issue must be discussed

    As the election to fill three Burbank Unified school board seats comes to an end, one issue has been completely left blowing in the wind: the tenure system, or the obtaining of permanent status as a teacher. A generally avoided, divisive topic, the...
  • B-movie producer charged in Ponzi scheme

    A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme. Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...
  • State sues bounce house manufacturer

    A Burbank manufacturer of inflatable bounce houses is being sued by the state for allowing too much lead in its products. Last month the California Attorney General's Office went after 11 manufacturers of the popular inflatable structures, saying the...
  • City officials express relief over exclusion of AB 113 from state budget

    City officials are breathing a sigh of relief the recently-adopted state budget didn’t include a bill that could have siphoned millions of dollars that Glendale won in a court case against Sacramento, but at least one official up north is claiming...
  • District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision

    District studies Gov. Jerry Brown's budget revision
    How Gov. Jerry Brown's recent budget proposal will shake out for schools remains to be seen, but La Cañada Unified officials hope it will spell good news for the district, which has been operating in recovery mode for years. In his "May revise," Brown...
  • Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert

    Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert
    As California water officials met to determine how much cities will be forced to conserve in the coming year, Foothill Municipal Water District changed its own conservation status Tuesday to “orange,” warning residents of drier times ahead....
  • Around Town: Drought dries up lush-lawn dreams

    Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown issued an order for statewide mandatory water reductions. “For the first time in state history, the governor has directed the State Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory water reductions in cities and...
  • New garden at Descanso shows La Cañadans how to reduce water for landscaping

    New garden at Descanso shows La Cañadans how to reduce water for landscaping
    When it comes to using water in a period of statewide drought, La Cañadans are going to have to pay to play. That was the message handed down Tuesday by the State Water Control Resources Board, which determined communities grossly exceeding the...
  • La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship

    La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship
    Los Angeles County Deputy District Atty. and La Cañada resident Debra Archuleta has announced plans to run for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge next year, a move she hopes will bring new challenges to her law career, now in its 24th year....
  • California Supreme Court appointee, and Glendale native, wins state panel's approval

    California Supreme Court appointee, and Glendale native, wins state panel's approval
    Leondra R. Kruger Gov. Jerry Brown's third appointment this term to the California Supreme Court, won unanimous approval Monday from a three-member state commission. Kruger, 38, a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general, will be the first African...
  • Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program

    Governor signs bill tripling funding for film tax-credit program
    David Dowell likes living in Glendale. He likes eating at local restaurants with his wife, a school teacher. He likes riding his bike to work about 5.5 miles from his home. In short, Dowell loves living and working in California, he said. But if he has...