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  • 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...
  • In praise of food trucks

    Recently, there was an interesting confluence of stories in the paper. Though probably unintended, a story about the new future tenants at Burbank's The Pointe office building (“KCET, DC Comics move in to area, June 25) was followed the next day...
  • Family's memories of 'another community'

    Sylvia Ruiz Canterbury finally cut out one of the Burbank centennial advertisements she kept seeing. The ads reminded her of her family’s history and the stories her father shared with her — stories of struggles in school, of humiliation and...
  • Diversity still a problem for Burbank police

    Diversity still a problem for Burbank police
    As another discrimination lawsuit against the Burbank Police Department heads to trial — this time for a female officer alleging she was subjected to verbal harassment because of her gender, ethnicity, marital status and pregnancy — recent...
  • Trial begins for Burbank police officer who claims harassment, retaliation

    Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen finds herself in court as a last resort, after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment were not investigated, prompting her lawsuit, her attorney said Monday. In his opening statements to jurors in Los Angeles...
  • Police lawsuit: Gritty details spelled out to court

    Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen didn't want to file a lawsuit, her lawyer told jurors Monday, but was forced to do so after complaints of gender and ethnic harassment within the department were ignored. In his opening statements in Los Angeles...
  • Jury sides with Burbank in female police officer's discrimination case

    A lawsuit filed by a female Burbank police officer who claims she faced discrimination because of her pregnancy, and then retaliation when she complained, was rejected by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury on Monday. The verdict came days after a...
  • Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport

    Officer who claimed discrimination settles with airport
    An officer with the Bob Hope Airport Police Department has agreed to accept $30,000 to settle claims that he was harassed by his supervisor for being gay. In the lawsuit, Richard Ellis claims the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority did nothing...
  • Schiff calls court decision a positive step for gay marriage rights

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called a federal appellate court's decision on Tuesday to deny an appeal against Proposition 8 -- paving the way for aU.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage -- "another step towards marriage equality." The decision by...
  • 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...
  • Karagiosian trial: Burbank police detective awarded $150K in discrimination case

    A jury today awarded an Armenian American police detective $150,000 for claims that he faced on-the-job discrimination and harassment because of his ethnicity, his attorney said. The detective who filed the lawsuit, Steve Karagiosian, testified in Los...