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  • Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works

    Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works
    Below the din and electric stress of last week's Burbank Literacy Spelling Bee, a little blue card floated my way. I sat at the judges' table looking out at a beaming team of library employees, folks who "have had 30 years, eight hours a day" to...
  • In Theory: Can believers and nonbelievers find common ground?

    Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on? Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
  • Suspect pleads not guilty in Burbank boy's stabbing death

    A 26-year-old Los Angeles man accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend's son — an 11-year-old student at David Starr Jordan Middle School — pleaded not guilty this week to murder and child abuse charges, officials said. The man, Rineson...
  • Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies

    Rise in violent crime rate in Burbank attributed to robberies
    Violent crimes in Burbank jumped 27% last year — a trend police attributed to a spike in robberies, mostly at retail stores where security guards and would-be shoplifters tussle. As a whole, the number of violent crimes — which include...
  • Man arrested after allegedly publicly whipping teen, 15, in Burbank

    A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of child abuse after allegedly whipping his girlfriend’s 15-year-old son with a belt in front of the Kawasaki dealer in Burbank, police said. At 2:20 p.m., police responded to...
  • In Theory: Celibacy and church scandal

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
  • Man arrested on airplane

    A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery Thursday after he inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl on a flight from Northern California to Burbank, authorities said. Van Nuys resident Alexander Weber, who was aboard the Southwest...
  • Burbank man charged in beating death of wife has violent record

    A 70-year-old Burbank man charged with murder after allegedly beating his wife to death with a chair leg has a history of spousal abuse that dates to the late 1980s, court documents show. The man, Joseph Robert Brancato, was convicted of spousal abuse...
  • YWCA candlelight vigil marks domestic violence

    YWCA candlelight vigil marks domestic violence
    Candles lined the stage, lighting life-sized cutouts of a mother and child. The darkened room at the YWCA in Glendale flickered with dozens of candles, quiet for a moment of silence as people lowered their heads as part of a vigil Thursday night to...
  • Charges filed in alleged meth bust

    Charges filed in alleged meth bust
    Charges have been filed against two women and a man who were arrested last week after Glendale police allegedly discovered more than $500,000 in methamphetamine and cocaine in a drug lab in Huntington Park. Laura Sanchez, 30, Sergio Sanchez Velazquez,...
  • Intersections: Comfort woman statue debate continues

    Intersections: Comfort woman statue debate continues
    Over the past two weeks, I've been on the receiving end of endless emails opposing the planned Central Park monument honoring "comfort women." Along with more than 140 recipients — including the Glendale City Council and dozens and dozens of...
  • Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery

    Survivor writes memoir of drug abuse, recovery
    As a single mother of three kids working two jobs, snorting crystal meth made Debra Collins feel like she could "climb a mountain." "I felt like I was a fully charged light bulb." But then Collins lost her job. Bills went unpaid. Checks bounced. She...