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  • Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good

    Seeing Stars: She stayed and now she's gone for good
    I read a story in the Leader about the first murder in Burbank since 2009. A 70-year-old man beat his 64-year-old wife to death in Burbank, just a few miles away from me and the whole thing has left me with many questions about the victim, Marie Brancato....
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future

    Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future
    Some people might see the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day as so 20th century — early 20th century — but not Dave Weaver. The longtime Glendale city councilman has volunteered for 18 years to work long hours with hundreds of...
  • Council sees elephant in the room

    Donors may have saved Glendale’s float entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade from the chopping block due to a budget shortfall, but now its circus elephant design — and how it came to pass — is facing scrutiny. The City Council on...
  • Convicted child abuser freed after state error

    GLENDALE — Amy Ennis, a former baby sitter convicted in 2004 of abusing a Glendale couple’s newborn, has been released from prison for a second time after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled that state corrections officials were...
  • Faith and Life: Be thoughful with people's problems

    A young lady in her early 20s (let’s call her Sally) is at a family gathering to celebrate the birth of her brother’s first child, a daughter. The family consists of Mom, Dad, three sons, one daughter, one daughter-in-law and the new...
  • Schiff calls for immigration policy change

    Schiff calls for immigration policy change
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met with a panel of scientists, engineers and technology firm executives recently to discuss possible changes to federal immigration policy that could boost American competitiveness in the technology sector. Schiff said he is...
  • Case of confused identity results in suit

    A family has sued the Police Department and the Burbank Unified School District, alleging their teenage daughter was illegally interrogated after her identity was confused with that of a friend who reported an allegation of sexual molestation. The...
  • Ebullient leader of Glendale Healthy Kids to step down

    Ebullient leader of Glendale Healthy Kids to step down
    The executive director of a nonprofit set up to serve uninsured children in Glendale is stepping down to take the helm of a domestic violence shelter in Arizona. Camille Levee — who as the exuberant executive director of Glendale Healthy Kids has...
  • Glendale Galleria bans man after incident with girls

    Glendale Galleria bans man after incident with girls
    A 44-year-old Hollywood man has been banned from the Glendale Galleria for allegedly sexually harassing a group of teenage girls at the mall while dressed in a zebra-print spandex outfit complete with a feather boa and fedora. The man, Scott Basko,...
  • Glendale man arrested for allegedly assaulting wife, firing BB gun at police helicopter

    A 60-year-old Glendale man was arrested Friday night after he allegedly grabbed his wife’s neck in their home, then went outside and shot at a police helicopter with a BB gun rifle, officials said. Charles Colvin was taken into custody on suspicion...
  • In Theory: How should we address domestic abuse?

    In Glendale, 339 cases of domestic violence were reported to police in 2010. The department's latest figures, as of September of this year, are 238. But many women don't report assaults to the police, and others report them to organizations like the YWCA....
  • Police seek carjacker who targets lone women

    Police seek carjacker who targets lone women
    Authorities are looking for help with identifying an alleged carjacker who is responsible for more than a dozen thefts and robberies in Glendale, Burbank and the Los Angeles region. The man, who police have dubbed the “Opportunistic bandit,”...