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Don't Sign Petition/Mailer from January 2020

Confusion and controversy over Burbank petition

Voters are facing a lot of confusion and controversy over a Burbank petition. At the center of the controversy is the proposed La Terra North 777 Front Street project, which the Burbank City Council unanimously approved last month. The petition seeks to put the brakes on the mixed-use Downtown Burbank project through a referendum ballot measure for the upcoming November general election. This bold move has raised the ire of city officials and the developer. Burbank Fact Sheet Last week, a “Fact Sheet” about the project appeared on... Read More →

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Final tally for Burbank General Election

The Burbank City Clerk’s Office has released the final numbers for the momentous Burbank General Municipal Election last Tuesday. The numbers changed only slightly from the Election Night results, after a small number of provisional ballots were sent to the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder’s Office for verification. City Council (2 seats) David Gordon 5,430 votes Jess  Talamantes 5,290 votes Dave Golonski  4,571 votes David Nos 4,367 votes Burbank School Board (2 seats) Larry Applebaum  5,882 votes Charlene “Char” Tabet  4,967 votes Steve Ferguson  ... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Eric Garcetti for mayor sign on South Griffith Park Drive near West Verdugo Avenue in Burbank March 2013

Eric Garcetti for mayor sign in Burbank

Eric Garcetti is caught up in a tight run-off with Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles. That’s why it was a little odd to see an “Eric Garcetti for mayor”  sign sticking in the lawn of a resident on South Griffith Park near West Verdugo Avenue here in Burbank a few days ago. No, Media City residents cannot vote in that mayoral election. If we could, Wendy would get my vote. Still, the Garcetti sign is food for thought. A lot of controversy and tension, as well as debate... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Bob Frutos took part in the city council candidates forum at city hall Burbank January 30, 2013

Statement from newly elected Burbank councilman Bob Frutos

The Bob Frutos for City Council campaign emailed me this statement, from the candidate, today. Here it is:   Dear Burbank Supporters, I am gratified and humbled beyond words at the outpouring of the support and confidence you have shown me in our primary election. I truly feel I am blessed, not only to live in a wonderful city like Burbank, but also to have the affection and backing of the residents I will serve with pride and dedication. Ours is a special city, a place we gratefully call home and raise our... Read More →

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Burbank candidates forum tomorrow night

The very important Burbank Primary Nominating Election is next month, February 22 and the candidates are stepping up their campaigns. Lately, I’ve seen more and more campaign signs in various neighborhoods. Also, the candidates are holding meet and greet sessions with voters. Last Saturday, I attended a get together for city council candidate, Emily Gable-Luddy, in the Rancho area. Around 20 or so residents shared their concerns and views with Luddy. Voters have several chances to check out the candidates before marking their mail -in ballots.  Tomorrow night, Wednesday January 19,  in... Read More →

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