| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
When it comes to protecting chronically ill patients over healthcare special interests, you’d think that Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Burbank) would be on our side. However, recent legislation, which passed overwhelmingly in the state Legislature...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Perhaps it was the mix of cool jazz and hot salsa that pushed aside the recent heat spell and made for a perfect late-summer evening as John Burroughs High School's Instrumental Music Assn. presented its annual Salsa Under the Stars fundraiser last week....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Saturday a bill that addresses the high number of hit-and-run offenses in California.
The legislation, AB 184, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), extends the current three-year statute of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Hundreds of Burbank residents flocked to the McCambridge Park War Memorial on Monday to honor U.S. military veterans for generations of service to the nation.
Sponsored by the city and the Burbank Veterans Committee, the event began with a flyover by...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
More than 1,000 entertainment industry workers gathered in Burbank on Saturday, launching a campaign to support an expansion of California's film and TV tax credit program.
The rally, organized by a coalition of entertainment industry unions, drew an...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
An aircraft flyover by the Condor Squadron kicked off this year’s Memorial Day service held at the war memorial at McCambridge Park on Monday.
World War II veteran and actor Jimmy Weldon was featured during the ceremony with his well-known speech...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:08 PM
If you’ve never been to a Memorial Day observance in Burbank, it is a poignant and solemn ceremony that provides many reasons for you to attend and honor those who have fought for their country.
Two aspects of the ceremony in particular stand out....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:44 PM
As this season of year-end celebrations continues, the spirit of giving, community and friendship prove to be in good shape and of good cheer.
An early Christmas gift arrived at the Burbank YMCA’s Child Development Center (CDC) as board members...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Late entries by Republican candidates have made local state Senate and Assembly races competitive for Democratic incumbents.
But if money is the marker for political power, the conservatives face an uphill battle.
State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada...
| May 18, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Parents of children who attend two schools located near the Little White Chapel held a news conference on Thursday calling on the Burbank City Council to block the installation of a wireless telecommunication facility inside the church because of the...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:02 PM
The executive boards for three local Democratic clubs will hold a fundraiser for several candidates running in the 43rd state Assembly District at 5 p.m. May 27 at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank.
Called the “43rd AD Get...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:01 PM
I'm confused. Last week I received a political mailer from Greg Krikorian, who is running for state Assembly for the 43rd District. I found no political party affiliation in his literature. I checked his website but did not find a party affiliation. I...