Tuesday, March 5, 2024

It’s Super Tuesday should Biden camp be worried about “uncommitted voters?”

BY Farah Siddiqi, Reporter/Producer Michigan News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   Will the “uncommitted” protest in Michigan spread to other states? Political watchers will be looking for signs of that on Super Tuesday. President Joe Biden won Michigan with more than 618,000 votes, last month. However, more than 100,000 Democrats voted “uncommitted” in Michigan’s presidential primary. The […]
Monday, January 13, 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 […]
Saturday, April 13, 2013

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 […]
Wednesday, April 3, 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 […]
Thursday, February 28, 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 […]
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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 […]