Filmmaker tells personal story of Manzanar

On the Town

On the Town: A reunion of the 'boys' from the band

What do film director Tim Burton, "Happy Days" star Anson Williams, Burbank Unified School Board member Charlene Tabet, former Burbank firefighter Rich Dean, and longtime Burbank Leader columnist Joyce Rudolph all have in common? They were all participants in the Burbank Police Boys (Youth) Band....

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  • Leader Pet of the Day: Mariposa

    Leader Pet of the Day: Mariposa

    Let's imagine that Mariposa's adorable mismatched ear is basically a raised hand saying, "I need a yard and a super active human companion." This awesome-looking, 9-month-old Labrador retriever mix has beautiful red coloring with a charming white chest patch. Her eyes are a mystical light green,...

  • Leader Pet of the Day: Rogers

    Leader Pet of the Day: Rogers

    Cute little wiry-haired Rogers awaits your arrival at the shelter. The two of you can meet, then form a beautiful bond that cannot be broken. Rogers is about 3 years old and is a tan-coated border terrier with a need for continued socialization and love. It takes him awhile to warm up and feel...

Community & Clubs

Cutone takes the reins at Burbank YMCA




In Theory: Should the Johnson Amendment be repealed?

In Theory: Should the Johnson Amendment be repealed?

The new Republican Platform calls for the repeal of the "Johnson Amendment," a tax law passed in 1954 that prohibits tax-exempt organizations, including churches, from political organizing, TIME reports. The law was pushed by then-Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson and other members of Congress to cut off...