The Early Edition: Burbank Leader

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Animal Control Officer Winnie Broussard has a bit of fun with a young cat waiting for adoption at the Burbank Animal Shelter in Burbank on Thursday. The city of Burbank is examining passing a law banning the declawing of cats. (Raul Roa/Leader)

Law has clause

When Grandma’s heirloom sofa becomes an irresistible target for a cat bent on shredding prized furniture, pet owners often seek the advice of their veterinarian.

Another Burbank police lawsuit

DOWNTOWN — A seventh member of the Burbank Police Department has filed a lawsuit against the city and members of the department in federal court, alleging that his civil rights were violated by a rogue group of cops who used intimidation, harassment and brutality to keep him and witnesses from talking about several misconduct investigations.

Teachers petition for health support

WEST BURBANK — More than a dozen teachers delivered a petition Thursday asking Burbank Unified School District Board of Education members to combat rising health premiums.

Jobless rate drops slightly

Local unemployment rates fell slightly in October, even as jobless figures across Los Angeles County rose 0.2%, the state’s Economic Development Department reported Friday.

Surprise, surprise

Listening to Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls’ volleyball Coach Miguel Segura talk, one might be convinced that he actually thought the Guards had the talent to reach a CIF Southern Section championship match this season.

’Dogs claw their way back

MEMORIAL FIELD — They didn’t complete a pass in the second half, and still won.

Indians downed in first round

MEMORIAL FIELD — Running back Dalton Williams has been a vital part of the offense for the Burroughs High football team this season.

Small Wonders: Retail therapy fails to soothe

I’m pathetic. When I was laid off, a friend gave me some sage advice: “When you stop everything you’re doing because ‘The View’ is about to come on,” he warned, “get help.”

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Written by Times Community News

November 21, 2009 at 9:57 am

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