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By Christopher Cadelago | October 6, 2009
A flock of animal-rights activists dressed as chickens descended Tuesday on NBC Studios to shame Jay Leno into dropping McDonald’s from a planned promotion. Flapping their wings and hoisting signs that read “McDonald’s: Nothing But Cruelty,” and “McCruelty: I’m Hatin’ It,” protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals lined a stretch of Bob Hope Drive as “The Jay Leno Show” prepared to unveil a promotion for McDonald’s Monopoly contest.
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By Rachel Kane | February 2, 2008
BURBANK — The Burbank Unified School District’s Food Services Department on Friday put an indefinite hold on serving any beef in the city’s schools pending an investigation into alleged livestock cruelty by two slaughterhouse workers in Chino. The district’s action comes after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it placed a hold on beef products produced in January from Westland Meat Co., which may have provided beef to the Burbank Unified School District.
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October 6, 2004
Think of all animals, and not just the cuddly ones The American media's preoccupation with our presidential candidates' Vietnam service and similar distractions has robbed our nation of the opportunity to debate and act upon more deserving national and global tragedies. These include genocide in the Sudan, global hunger and environmental crises, as well as homelessness, deteriorating public health, and animal abuse in our own country. Yes, animal abuse.
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April 5, 2008
Following a multimillion- dollar fine levied against Southwest Airlines in March, a Federal Aviation Administration official told a congressional panel Thursday that Southwest knowingly flew planes that were in need of repair, and the airline’s close relationship with the FAA endangered the lives of passengers. FAA inspector Charalambe “Bobby” Boutris, who received whistle-blower protection from Congress to expose the friendship between his supervisor, Douglas Gawadzinski, and Southwest compliance official Paul Comeau, told the panel that the relationship complicated oversight of the airline.
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February 16, 2008
One letter can make a big difference I would like to thank the Burbank Leader for publishing my letter titled ?A tale of a man and his dog? (Letter to the Editor) on Feb. 6. The response to my letter about Mel and his dog, Hobo, has been both surprising and amazing. Mel?s 90th birthday was Feb. 10, and many in the community decided to celebrate his birthday by having a party at the Coral Café on Feb. 11. During the festivities, I noticed that Mel seemed overwhelmed by the all the attention.
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By Joanne Hedge | February 23, 2008
Regarding “Beef back on menu at schools” (Feb. 16-17), about the horrific animal cruelty caught on video at Chino-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. recently by an undercover agent of the Humane Society of the United States: The reporter’s inclusion of a description of the humane society as “an animal rights organization based in Washington, D.C.” seemed unnecessary, given the long history of this respected humane...
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By Jeremy Oberstein | September 27, 2008
GLENDALE — Jews from around the region and world will take a break from their daily routines Tuesday to honor the Jewish New Year that kicks off the 5,769th year on the Hebrew calendar. The Rosh Hashana holiday, which begins at sundown tonight, brings with it a multitude of themes, which local rabbis will espouse when they address congregants Tuesday morning, on the first day of the celebration, and on Wednesday, when the festival is set to conclude. Rabbi Richard Flom, who leads Burbank’s Temple Emanu El, crafted a sermon to address what he calls “the strangers among us” — society’s minorities ignored or shunned because of their third-party status.
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By Christopher Cadelago | October 9, 2009
A flock of animal-rights activists dressed as chickens descended Tuesday on NBC Studios to shame Jay Leno into dropping McDonald’s from a planned promotion. Flapping their wings and hoisting signs that read “McDonald’s: Nothing But Cruelty,” and “McCruelty: I’m Hatin’ It,” protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals lined a stretch of Bob Hope Drive as “The Jay Leno Show” prepared to unveil a promotion for McDonald’s Monopoly contest.
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By Rachel Kane | February 2, 2008
BURBANK — The Burbank Unified School District’s Food Services Department on Friday put an indefinite hold on serving any beef in the city’s schools pending an investigation into alleged livestock cruelty by two slaughterhouse workers in Chino. The district’s action comes after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday that it placed a hold on beef products produced in January from Westland Meat Co., which may have provided beef to the Burbank Unified School District.
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