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  • City's smart meters in frame-up

    City's smart meters in frame-up
    A week ago, Jim Sepe began playing around with his appliances — turning up the air conditioner, setting the Jacuzzi at a lower temperature and running the microwave to watch numbers tick up and down on a digital photo frame he keeps on his kitchen...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 9/11

    Today marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. What are your thoughts on this day? I am yearning for the goodness of humanity. I long to stand soft together in silence with people of many nations, our hats in our hands and...
  • Engaged: Suzanne Fontenot Clark and Stephen Charles Welker

    Jerry Ernest and Judith Anne Clark of Clifton Forge, Va., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Suzanne Fontenot Clark, to Stephen Charles Welker, son of William S. and Frances Howe Welker of Glendale. The wedding ceremony...
  • Closure and the death of bin Laden

    Q Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, was killed last week by U.S. Special Forces at a compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. He was shot to death in the raid and then buried at sea. President...
  • Op-Ed: Reclaiming the country from corporations

    I enjoyed Ron Kaye’s column, “Making a true effort to connect,” in the May 22 edition of the News-Press & Leader. Kaye and I are the same age. We have lived through the same eras, and I know what he is saying and feeling about the...
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • Legislators push new airport curfew bill

    After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • City may get to reduce speed limits

    The city of Glendale would get to test-drive the power to set speed limits on surface streets under legislation proposed by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake). Assembly Bill 529 would address Glendale Police Department concerns about speeding and...
  • More charges filed against Burbank-based campaign treasurer

    Campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee faces five counts of mail fraud involving $7 million in losses by 50 political committees and candidates, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, according to court documents filed by federal prosecutors Tuesday.  A...
  • Burbank Unified teacher earns top state recognition

    Burbank Unified teacher earns top state recognition
    Rebecca Mieliwocki, an English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School, is one of California’s 2011 Teachers of the Year and will advance to the national competition, focusing a statewide spotlight on Burbank Unified. Mieliwocki said she found...
  • Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure

    Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
  • Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum

    Political Landscape: Schiff to hold windstorm forum
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 to look at the response to the windstorm that did tens of millions of dollars worth of damage to Pasadena and surrounding cities on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The event will be held in...