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City Council approves improvements on Leland Way

A residential street next to the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank is being improved so the neighborhood will be safer and an adjacent soundwall will be less garish. The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to convert a 0.3-mile section of Leland Way from Broadway to the north into a one-way street,...

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All-Area Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year: Sequel is even better than original for Flintridge Prep’s Schaefer

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Falcon Theatre peeks into the history of comedy
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Falcon Theatre peeks into the history of comedy

There have been numerous great comedy acts, writers and comedians throughout the years — such as the Marx Brothers, Anton Chekhov, George Carlin and Richard Pryor— who have left their mark on the comedic genre. For the next month, the Falcon Theatre in Burbank is offering a 90-minute overview of...

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  • Gordon supporters wish him well, election winners offer their appreciation

    Gordon supporters wish him well, election winners offer their appreciation

    While congratulating those elected I’d like also to thank Dr. David Gordon for his many years of service to the city. Since 1993, Dr. Gordon has served on various boards and commissions, including the Planning Board, prior to election to the City Council in 2006. Whether you agree with Dr. Gordon,...

  • Talamantes offers words of gratitude for reelection

    Talamantes offers words of gratitude for reelection

    I want to take this opportunity to thank the voters of Burbank for your overwhelming support in our 2017 Primary Election. It is a privilege to be able to represent your interests and to continue to serve as your city councilman in this wonderful city we call home. As residents, and as a city,...

  • California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    Earlier this month the state Assembly celebrated “California Women and Girls in STEM Week.” The Assembly started this tradition as a way to bring to light the vast gender inequalities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and to encourage our young women to pursue opportunities...

  • Mailbag: Readers weigh in on Burbank City Council choices

    Our choices for the Burbank City Council couldn’t be clearer. One set of candidates speaks optimistically about Burbank and its direction, while the others represent negativity, denial and pessimism. Eleven years ago, Dr. David Gordon ran on complaints about others being on the council for multiple...

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