Burbank Leader


Burbank police seek identity of theft suspect

Police are looking for a man who sneaked up on a Vons shopper who was leaving the supermarket Monday evening and stole her wallet, police said. At around 8:30 p.m., the 23-year-old woman was leaving the store, located in the 300 block of Pass Avenue, when the suspect came up from behind her and...


Balanced scoring attack propels Burbank girls' water polo in rout of Flintridge Prep


Film Review: 'Frankenstein' redo gives new life to Igor

Film Review: 'Frankenstein' redo gives new life to Igor

Hmmm ... Frankenstein ... That name sounds vaguely familiar ... Where have I heard it ... Maybe it's in some movie ... ... or maybe in about a hundred. The new version, "Victor Frankenstein," from director Paul McGuigan and screenwriter Max Landis, has no great resemblance to Mary Shelley's novel...


  • Letter: Basket program welcomes helpers in Burbank

    I wanted to invite fellow Burbankians to participate in some upcoming activities. On Thursday, Dec. 3, the Burbank Advisory Council on Disabilities will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 101 of the Community Service Building, 150 N. 3rd St. We need people to come and share their thoughts and findings...

  • Letter: Intuition is awash in misconception

    Sometimes our intuition is wrong. A big misconception regarding swimming pools deals with how much water they use. In our drought times, people complain that homes with pools use too much water. But last year, the Los Angeles Times printed an article with studies showing that the water evaporating...

  • Letter: Thoughts on the refugee question

    Barack Obama has an ally in Ray Richmond’s column. Richmond isn’t “proud today of the way my country is behaving.” Neither is our president. Richmond claims our countrymen are telling Syrian refugees “to turn around and go home to lives of certain gloom and likely death.” Apparently he’s unaware...

  • Letter: Council's behavior raises eyebrows

    Watching the Nov. 16 City Council meeting, we were appalled at the way members of the group Save Burbank Neighborhoods were treated simply because they had distributed a flier that some council members determined had some incorrect information on it. As elected officials, their job should have...