The Early Edition: Burbank Leader

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Southern California rail officials are considering cutting Metrolink service to the Bob Hope Airport train station to save money. (Roger Wilson/Leader)

Airport group bashes train plan
AIRPORT DISTRICT — Local officials are lining up against a Metrolink proposal to cut service to Bob Hope Airport by 28%, calling the plan a shortsighted way to deal with anemic ridership figures.

Council praises Stehr
CITY HALL — In one of his final days as head of the Burbank Police Department, Police Chief Tim Stehr received commendations for his 31 years of service to the city.

Foreclosure rate drops
Local foreclosure rates slid in November to match a statewide trend of steady declines in recent months, but the lower frequency of trouble for homeowners may be temporary, experts said.

The snow goes on — despite the rain
BURBANK — A rainy forecast didn’t stop dozens of children from frolicking in nearly two tons of snow Saturday at Thomas Edison Elementary School’s Holiday Extravaganza.

Burroughs’ offense stalls
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — When the Burroughs High boys’ soccer team scored the opening goal in the semifinals of its own 18th annual Ralph Brandt Tournament against Glendale, the Indians were intent on setting the tone for the contest.

Guard named All-CIF
BELLARMINE-JEFFERSON HIGH — Jocelyn Cervantes isn’t the type of team leader who will yell and scream to motivate her teammates.

A Word, Please: Could’ve, should’ve, would’ve
I grew up in Pinellas County, Fla. It’s the birthplace of Hooters and, if a traveling insurance salesman I once met had his facts straight, it’s also the trailer park capital of the nation.

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Written by Times Community News

December 16, 2009 at 9:30 am

Posted in burbank, News Roundups

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