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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Outsider tapped for commission job

    The City Council this week filled the lone vacancy on the Police Commission with a candidate with extensive experience working with film and TV studios. In doing so, the council passed over Robert Frutos — the former chairman of the commission...
  • 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...