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Fire breaks out in garage of Burbank home

A fire broke out in the garage of a Burbank home late Thursday morning, destroying part of the residence. Sometime before noon, the Burbank Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire in the 800 block of North Mariposa Street. Photos shared on social media showed a large plume of smoke...

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D'Aquila, Ballard share first place in Pacific League boys' golf match

D'Aquila, Ballard share first place in Pacific League boys' golf match

BURBANK — Despite gusty winds and debris covering parts of the fairways and greens at De Bell Golf Club, Louis D’Aquila and Trey Ballard overcame the unfavorable conditions. Their reward was tying for first in the sixth Pacific League boys’ match of the season. D’Aquila of Burroughs High and Ballard...

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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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  • Cyclists vote for more bike-friendly City Council, reader questions paper’s size

    The Burbank City Council election normally attracts the participation of only about 10% of its registered voters. However, voting in the recent race for a council seat was up over 15%, according to news reports. This is because many local bicyclists, who had never bothered to participate, voted...

  • 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...

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