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  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • Gatto hasn't been business friendly

    Throughout the entire campaign season, business and the economy have been the hot-button issues for the voters. Here in California, our unemployment rate is at 10%, and companies are leaving. Productive citizens flee California each week. Most recently,...
  • A proposed tax that shouldn't happen

    In Assembly Bill 2540, Burbank Assemblyman Mike Gatto has proposed introducing sales taxes for specified services. The specified services tend to be consumed by individuals with higher incomes and include, among other things, yacht and boat repair,...
  • Providing an early snapshot of Burbank

    Providing an early snapshot of Burbank
    The recent grand opening of Story Tavern on San Fernando Boulevard stirred a lot of memories for Les Rosenberg, former owner of Photo Art Shop that was located down the block. Rosenberg grew up in town and is a member of the Burbank Historical Society...
  • She's not shedding a tear for redevelopment

    State officials are correct in saying that local redevelopment agencies “sapped money from schools in the name of economic development that rarely materialized in any justifiable way” (“City knocks state payout,” June 17)....
  • Sacramento is relying on local government

    We have had fantastic growth for a couple of decades, much of it credited to the work of redevelopment agencies and the investment of local governments. But then the state ended redevelopment and siphoned off millions of local government dollars....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Prepare for 405 closures, Pacoima's mural mile, Residents push Gatto to approve bill
    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m.  Motorists will be unable to get on the...
  • Gatto's reelection outshines Obama's

    The 43rd Assembly District is fortunate to have reelected Assemblymember Mike Gatto (60.46% to 39.54% for Krikorian). A larger percentage of voters cast votes for Gatto than the percentage of Californians who voted to reelect President Obama (59.1%). This...
  • Gatto's victory comes as no surprise

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto's large margin of victory (60.46%) over Greg Krikorian (39.54%) on Nov. 6 was an impressive polling. We may be a bit spoiled here; every district has its Assembly member, but we may not realize just how incredibly effective our...
  • Community news: Noon Lions Club honors poster winners, Holiday Inn donates to Salvation Army, holiday decorations contest

    Community news: Noon Lions Club honors poster winners, Holiday Inn donates to Salvation Army, holiday decorations contest
    Three young women were recognized for their artwork when the Burbank Noon Lions Club honored the winners of the Lions Clubs International “Imagine Peace” poster contest in a ceremony held at the Burbank Central Library in November. Winners...
  • Gatto selects Burbank resident as 'Woman of the Year'

    Gatto selects Burbank resident as 'Woman of the Year'
    Helena David of Burbank has been picking fruit and donating it to the needy for more than a year. This week, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) picked her for a special state recognition. David was selected as the 43rd Assembly District's “...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto calls for the end of super PACs

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...