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Cedric the Entertainer to perform residency at Flappers

Cedric the Entertainer has plenty to do, with regular arena comedy tours and roles on TV Land's "Soul Man" and his newest film "Barbershop: The Next Cut" with Ice Cube, due April 16. But his need to stay sharp and current on a comedy stage is the same as ever, leading the popular comic to take...

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  • Letter: Inaction on part of Burbank City Council following offensive comment can't be tolerated

    Letter: Inaction on part of Burbank City Council following offensive comment can't be tolerated

    For safety reasons, Burbank City Council’s banning of pedestrians with bicycles on the Mariposa Bridge may be the right one. However, this same conclusion could have been derived in a more respectful, inclusive, collaborative and community-building way. Instead, the process was pandering, divisive,...

  • 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...

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