Burbank Leader

How long lines keep Porto's Bakery affordable — and growing

When picking up a box of cheese rolls, potato balls or a cake at Porto's Bakery & Cafe, two things are always guaranteed: The lines will be long and the food affordable. There cannot be one without the other. Porto's, a Southern California mainstay responsible for catering generations of family...


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Beer's pitching, Lynch's walk-off hit lift Crescenta Valley baseball over Burroughs


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A Noise Within plans its future


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  • Mailbag: Burbank Coordinating Council holding meeting and a request for Camperships

    It is time for Burbank Coordinating Council to install its officers for 2016-17 at the next meeting on Monday, May 2, at noon at Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St, Burbank. All are welcome to attend. Cost for lunch is only $10 and the speaker for the day will be from the Burbank Bob Hope Airport...

  • Mailbag: Questions needed for upcoming candidate forums

    Local LWV to host candidate forums The League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank will host four candidate forums in anticipation of the June 7, state primary election. LWV Glendale/Burbank and the LWV Pasadena Area will jointly present two candidate forums on Tuesday, May 3. The first forum is...

  • Letter: Blumenfeld knows public education

    I grew up in Burbank, taught in the Burbank Unified School District and now live in La Cañada and send my kids to the La Cañada public schools. As a parent, as an educator, and as a lifelong member of these communities, it is important to me that we have strong leadership representing our interests...

  • Op-Ed: Running as a woman isn't easy

    Now I know why there are so fewer women than men in the state Legislature. After 12 months of campaigning for state Senate, I recognize it takes resiliency, tenacity, commitment and 200% effort to be taken seriously as a female candidate. Running for elective office presents challenges for women...


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