| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87.
He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Re: “Objections to an opinion on a court,” Mailbag, July 9. In his letter, Mel Wolf says that the Democrats “crafted Obamacare without input or approval by any Republicans.” Actually, the fundamental parts of the ACA were...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:20 PM
In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to change how orcas are kept in captivity, a debate propelled by the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the story of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer-whale who killed Sea...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank will host a debate between Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his challenger, Republican Phil Jennerjahn, at 7 p.m. Monday at Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave.
The two men are seeking to represent the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals.
But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
After two years of hand-wringing by residents, the Glenoaks post office in Burbank will be closed and its two employees will be reassigned, the U.S. Postal Service confirmed Friday.
The news comes less than two months after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff issued a statement Friday reiterating his position that closing the Glenoaks post office in Burbank -- a decision announced earlier in the day -- is part of a “misguided” strategy that will do little to address larger...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Regarding the June 22 story headlined "Rep. Schiff calls decision to close Glenoaks Post Office 'misguided'', I would like to assure Congressman Schiff and Burbank residents that consolidation of the Glenoaks Station will not hamper residents' ability...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday said he would fight any move to close the Glenoaks post office in Burbank to cut costs at the financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service.
In a letter to U.S. Postal Service Postmaster Gen. Patrick Donahoe, Schiff...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:54 PM
As the students and teachers involved in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school this week, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) begins serving on a congressional task force set up to address gun violence and propose potential gun-reform...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Has the Burbank City Council lost its sense? The council voted to pay the new city manager $300,000 a year. To put that in perspective, it is approximately $100,000 more than all the members of Congress, all the cabinet secretaries, all the justices of...