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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...
  • Mailbag: Community stepped up for 'Night Out'

    The Burbank Police Department would like to extend its appreciation to all of the city's residents, employees and volunteers for making this year's National Night Out one of the most successful the city of Burbank has sponsored ("A neighborly effort to...
  • Mailbag: Prop. 8 judge an activist judge?

    Gay relationships "are consistent with the core of the history, tradition and practice of marriage in the United States." There is no "historical purpose for excluding same-sex couples from marriage." "Gender no longer forms an essential part of marriage....
  • Police Logs

    The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 Intersection of Magnolia Boulevard and North Lima Street A 44-year-old woman was attacked by another woman with a large wooden stick at 12:15 a.m. on Aug. 23. The...
  • $19,000 stolen from Burbank church

    Police continue to look for a man who made off with up to $19,000 from a Burbank church last week. Around noon on Sept. 7, an employee of St. Finbar Church had placed the church's deposits in her vehicle when a Latino man ran up to her car and grabbed...
  • Police Report

    The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 2200 block of North Buena Vista Street At 9:20 p.m. Sept. 25 at Quality Inn Motel on North Buena Vista Street, officers found a woman loitering in the parking lot....