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  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84.
  • Schiff invites students to try for military academy

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies. The deadline to apply for a nomination is Nov. 1. Schiff, like all members of Congress, can nominate qualified high school students...

    Community: Burbanker graduates from West Point

    Community: Burbanker graduates from West Point
    Cadet Christian King Beckler, son of Benjamin and Mollie Beckler of Burbank, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 25. He is now serving as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Aviation branch at Ft. Rucker in Alabama, receiving...

    Nominees have made a courageous decision to serve

    Despite all the trials and travails our service men and women go through, it’s heartening that the spirit of service still runs strong among the generations coming up through the ranks. On Thursday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced 10...

    Around Town: Suggested spring break reading

    Spring break is here, so it’s time for the Around Town annual reading list. 1. If your kid has escaped to Valley Forge this week, don’t miss the “Memoirs of Joseph Plumb Martin.” Plumb Martin enlisted in the Connecticut militia...