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Burbank Leader political cartoon November 15, 2014

City Buzz: Mayor Gordon reacts to Burbank Leader cartoon

A Burbank Leader political cartoon in last weekend’s November 15 edition has sparked some chatter around B-town. The cartoon focused on Burbank Mayor, Dr. David Gordon’s optometry business at 851 North Hollywood Way and the city council’s recent vote to keep in place the plan  to drop outside watering restrictions from three days to one day a week. This plan is part of an ordinance passed by the city council to deal with the severe drought problems. At the November 4 city council meeting, some residents criticized the so-called winter... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Councilman Dr. David Gordon selected as mayor during Burbank City Council reorganization meeting May 1, 2014

Talk of the Town: Burbank mayor selection

Some issues, like the debate over the selection of Burbank’s mayor, never seem to die. It frequently comes up in the spring when a new mayor is picked by the city council members. In the past, there have been some ugly episodes with certain council members being shut out of the rotation for mayor. Dr. David Gordon has been passed over several times for the position, which is mostly ceremonial. Last May, following outrage and pressure from the public and media, Gordon was voted in Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Protesters rallied in front of Hobby Lobby in Burbank July 7, 2014

Protest rally and ribbon cutting ceremony at Hobby Lobby in Burbank

Dozens of protesters rallied in front of the Burbank Hobby Lobby at noon today, forcing the grand opening ceremony to move inside the store. The demonstrators were protesting Hobby Lobby because  of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last Monday. In a landmark 5-4 decision, the high court ruled Hobby Lobby could deny coverage  in its employee health plan for certain contraceptives, such as “I-U-Ds” and the “morning-after” pills.  Company co-founders, David and Barbara Green, claim those types of birth control violate their pro-life religious beliefs. Hobby Lobby... Read More →

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