News and General Info

Monday, April 1, 2024

A total solar eclipse is coming

By Terri Dee Producer/Reporter, Indiana News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.   Excitement and curiosity are building for a scientific phenomenon not seen in the United States since 2017. On April 8, a total solar eclipse will briefly put parts of the U.S., Mexico, and Canada in complete darkness. The path of the Great American Solar Eclipse’s reach […]
Friday, March 29, 2024

A proposal to cut Social Security debated in Congress

By Mike Moen Reporter/Producer, Prairie News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.   Congress just avoided a partial government shutdown by approving a budget through the end of September. However, the debate over some crucial issues, for instance, a new blueprint for a key safety net program, continues. And that has advocates in North Dakota and across the country worried. […]
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Higher education experts call for more equitable financial aid reform

By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Each spring, hundreds of thousands of California high school seniors have to figure out if they can afford to go to college in the fall. Two new reports from the Campaign for College Opportunity look at how to make higher education more affordable. The federal government […]
Friday, March 22, 2024

A woman arrested in Burbank as part of a stabbing investigation

Dated: March 21, 2024 Contact: Sergeant Stephen Turner   Burbank, California – A female suspect has been arrested following a stabbing that stemmed from a domestic incident. On March 21, 2024, just after 11:30 a.m., Burbank Police officers responded to Vickroy Park, 2310 Monterey Place, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon that just occurred, the weapon reportedly being a […]
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Spring is a good time to clear out the clutter, however it’s not always easy to do

  By Roz Brown Reporter/Producer, New Mexico News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   Many people get rid of unwanted stuff in spring, but one New Mexico expert says it’s harder than it sounds for people addicted to buying or keeping things they don’t need. Catherine Roster, professor of marketing at the University of New Mexico, has spent […]
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Schiff and Schultz move on to the General Election in November 2024

  Two Burbank candidates appear to be headed for runoffs in the November 2024 General Election. Primary ballots are still being counted. The official final tally will be announced towards the end of the month when the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk certifies the March 5 Primary election results. Nonetheless, U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Burbank Mayor Nick […]
Monday, March 18, 2024

New survey indicates CA women age 40-plus highly likely to vote

  By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    Nearly 80% of California women age 40 and older say they are highly motivated to vote, according to a new survey from AARP. Researchers for the new “She’s the Difference” California survey polled 1,600 women and found many are highly concerned about political divisions. Kate Bridges, senior […]
Friday, March 15, 2024

Burglary suspects arrested in Burbank

Dated: March 14, 2024 Contact: Sergeant Stephen Turner   Burbank, California – Five suspects have been arrested following a residential burglary of an occupied residence in the 3600 block of Viewcrest Drive. Just before midnight on March 12, 2024, Burbank Police officers responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 3600 block of Viewcrest Drive. Two suspects, who were […]
Friday, March 15, 2024

CA healthcare advocates unveil package of bills to lower costs

  By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    In Sacramento earlier this week, Care4All California, a coalition fighting for affordable health care, unveiled a package of bills its members say they would like state lawmakers to pass. Assembly Bill 3129 would give the California Attorney General the power to accept, reject or modify health care […]