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  • Taylor trial: Jury will weigh allegations of discrimination, harassment

    The trial involving former Burbank Police Deputy Chief William Taylor wrapped up Thursday afternoon, leaving in the hands of jurors his allegations that he was demoted and fired after raising concerns about internal discrimination and sexual harassment....
  • Start the Presses: Leading questions

    Start the Presses: Leading questions
    On a hot afternoon last week, I and several others from the current Leadership Burbank class sat down for a cup of coffee with Mike Nolan, a fixture within the Burbank community and a frequent speaker at City Council meetings. I didn't know what to...
  • Six police officers fired

    Six more Burbank police officers have been fired for allegedly acting improperly or engaging in excessive use of force. The supposed wrongdoing came to light, officials said, following a probe into the investigation of a 2007 robbery of Porto's Bakery....
  • Charter lineup getting scrambled

     Charter Communications customers will see a mix-up of the local premium cable channel lineup as the company continues to wrangle with Glendale officials over GTV6. The channel realignment — which features the addition of 17 high-definition...
  • Filming for upcoming HBO show draws actors Tim Robbins, Jack Black to La Cañada

    Filming for upcoming HBO show draws actors Tim Robbins, Jack Black to La Cañada
    Tim Robbins? Check. Jack Black? Check. Street signs in Urdu? Check. La Cañada Flintridge filming permit? Well… Anyone traveling down Oak Grove Drive Thursday afternoon may have been puzzled by the appearance of a street sign in Urdu,...
  • Op-Ed: Glendale's dump: bad neighbor, black eye

    Just three years ago, when Glendale adopted forward-thinking "zero-waste" goals to stop 90% of solid waste from going to dumps by 2030, the last thing our city expected was to be labeled a polluter. But with a shoddy report seeking to expand its Scholl...
  • City officials to discuss social media policy in advance of Facebook page release

    Locals may soon be able to officially “like” the city of La Cañada Flintridge on Facebook, or respond to city tweets online through Twitter, as officials contemplate creating a social-media presence as part of a wider communications and...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell

    Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell
    When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA. On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
  • Two may vie for Gatto post

    Two may vie for Gatto post
    Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
  • Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty

    Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty
    On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...
  • 818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases

    818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63. Your regional news headlines this morning: - Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn, a third-generation...