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  • Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case

    Supreme Court has menu of options in gay marriage case
    WASHINGTON — Four years ago, many gay rights advocates shook their heads when super-lawyers Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they would challenge California's ban on gay marriages in federal court and take the case all the way to the U.S....
  • Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million

    Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million
    The cost incurred by the city as it continues to defend itself against a slew of lawsuits filed by former and current police officers has hit $7.1 million and counting, officials announced recently. And most of the cases — which center on claims...
  • Native Americans' problems do matter

    In response to the letter, “No Native Americans, no need to bother,” really, Lee Brandt, why bother with “their” problems? Have you ever been to a Southern California pow-wow? If you have, you would know that there are many...
  • Credit union brings art to students

    Resting on scaffolding 12 feet off the ground, Randall Williams dipped his brush into black paint and made a smooth stroke that was the beginnings of an unraveling roll of film. And then, despite his precarious perch, he turned to the two dozen fifth-...
  • Police Report - March 22, 2011

    Area 1: Intersection of West Victory Boulevard and North Catalina Street At 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 17, a man sitting in a car made a kissing sound at a 13-year-old girl walking home from school. When she looked over, the man was stroking his genitals and...
  • DeBell is great, but so are services

    As a person who golfed regularly at DeBell Golf Club before having kids, I appreciate the City Council's efforts to keep Burbank's beautiful municipal golf course alive. However, I get queasy when I read that the city is “reducing around-the-...
  • Title win is extra special

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — The Tri-Cities District 16 Minor Softball Tournament of Champions title game between Crescenta Valley Kiwanis and the Burbank Heart Breakers played out in the exciting fashion one would expect from a winner-take-all game. The...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Mailbag: Answers show ignorance of spiritual leaders

    I have been trying to find words to express my disgust for the hate-filled diatribe of Bryan Griem, who chose not to answer the simple question regarding repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" with a spiritual answer, but filled his space by conjuring...
  • Start the Presses: A modest proposition

    Start the Presses: A modest proposition
    Like a great many people, I am profoundly glad that this latest election season has passed. During each cycle, we at the paper try to inform people about issues coming before them and do our best to convince readers of the importance of taking part....
  • Police report

    The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department Area 1 1000 block of Victory Place At 1:35 p.m. on Nov. 3, Terrence Taylor, 24, of Inglewood, was arrested after allegedly stealing wooden pallets and attempting to run...
  • Police Report - Jan. 1, 2011

    The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department. Area 1 Intersection of North Hollywood Way and West Oak Street At 5:14 p.m. on Dec. 17, a 49-year-old Burbank woman was approached by a Latino man who grabbed her...