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Burbank Leader

DVD Review: Strong cast makes 'Shanghai' worth the wait

Few recent films have been delayed as long as this one. In 2008, The Weinstein Company built millions of dollars of sets in China, only to start over elsewhere when China decided not to let them shoot after all. The company took operations to Thailand. The movie debuted in the titular city in 2010,...

Sports

Sports Roundup: Providence girls' basketball suffers nonleague setback

GIRLS’ BASKETBALLSanta Monica 54, Providence 45: Providence lost in nonleague action on Saturday afternoon on the road. With the defeat, the Pioneers, who have already clinched a share of the Liberty League title, saw their record fall to 16-9. Jasmine Ramirez had 12 points and seven rebounds,...

Marquee

Dining Review: New eateries enhance the Galleria experience

Opinion

  • Letter: Bridge should be symbol of inclusion

    Letter: Bridge should be symbol of inclusion

    I am alarmed by the recent scapegoating of “persons with bicycles” by the Burbank City Council for the problems caused by lack of existing rules for the Mariposa Street bridge. There are currently no operating rules or shared-use guidelines to inform anyone’s behavior on the bridge. Nearly everyone...

  • Letter: Local equestrians go after bicyclists over Burbank bridge

    Letter: Local equestrians go after bicyclists over Burbank bridge

    Last month I wrote a letter, published in the Leader, thanking our City Council for voting 5-0 on a compromise measure Dec. 14 to have the Mariposa Street Bridge continue to be open to all, including pedestrians pushing or carrying bicycles. Little did I dream that immediately afterward the local...

  • Letter: God and guns fill the Forum page

    I found it interesting and somewhat amusing that the Forum section of the Leader on Saturday, Jan. 23, was so completely devoted to religion. The religion of football and the view of God with a gun in Charlie Hebdo. It puts me in mind of the classic country song “Drop Kick Me Jesus Through the...

  • Letter: Burbank Coordinating Council is starting strong in 2016

    Burbank Coordinating Council is busy already in this wonderful new year. Our next meeting will be held on Monday, Feb.1, at Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., from noon to 1:30 p.m. It is a luncheon and meeting with our speaker, JC Holt from Burbank YMCA. Cost is $10 for lunch. Reservations...

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