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  • 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...
  • Friendly competition

    OLIVE PARK—For months, players from the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department Ponytail Softball league have been busy taking part in competition. With victories and division championships at stake, the athletes worked hard to...
  • Mailbag: Videographer was rightfully ejected

    I was at the town hall put on by Assemblyman Mike Gatto. We in the audience were furious that Peter Musurlian created such a scene ("Videographer booted from library," July 28). He yelled like a crazy man, and was incredibly rude to the library and...
  • Prop. 8 ruling cheered locally

    Burbank residents Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami — who with a lesbian couple are challenging Proposition 8 — could claim a victory Wednesday after a U.S. District judge ruled the voter-approved law was unconstitutional. U.S. District Chief...
  • 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....
  • Mercury Air Centers pays $600k in settlement

    Mercury Air Centers has agreed to pay seven Burbank employees and other members of a class-action lawsuit $600,000 to settle claims that they experienced racial discrimination and sexual harassment. Atlantic Services Inc. — which purchased Mercury...
  • Complaint alleges Glendale Unified violating California Voting Rights Act

    Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman has filed a complaint against the Glendale Unified School District for allegedly violating the California Voting Rights Act, 10 days after voters rejected Glendale Unified’s measure that would have paved the path for...
  • District or at-large? Glendale residents to decide on voting system

    District or at-large? Glendale residents to decide on voting system
    Despite publicly stating their opposition to an initiative that would create district-based voting, a measure created in response to the threat of a lawsuit, several members of the City Council stated the decision should be up to voters. Measure D would...
  • FSHA student, coach see gender bias in debate world

    FSHA student, coach see gender bias in debate world
    As a debater, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy senior Maddie Collins has a lot going for her — poise, confidence and a clear speaking voice she's polished for years as a member of the school's speech and debate team. The only thing that seems to...
  • News-Press Editorial: Careful wording could help to avoid a lawsuit

    Having been under the threat of a lawsuit for the past year, the Glendale City Council this week agreed to ask voters in April if the city should switch from its long-standing at-large voting system to individual districts. Malibu attorney Kevin Shenkman...
  • Voters may weigh in on voting change

    The decision whether to keep the city’s at-large voting system or split the community into districts could be up to local voters next spring as the Glendale City Council is leaning toward placing the question on a ballot. The council on Tuesday...
  • Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?

    Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?
    As 2014 winds down, the lights go up, and the decorations sparkle. The children shriek with delight at the latest "Frozen" gear, and adults drink too much while giving one another silly gifts. But shortly after the New Year, residents in Burbank and...