Longtime Burbank resident Tom Medley, creator of the "Stroker McGurk" cartoon series that ran in Hot Rod magazine, died Sunday.
In "Stand-Off at HWY #37," Vickie Ramirez's deeply felt new play, a protest against a highway slated to cross sovereign Indian land sparks issues of identity, cultural tradition, difficult historic truths and present-day hardball politics.
A lawsuit alleging Burbank Unified officials failed to properly oversee a teacher — convicted of having sex with a middle school student in 2009 — is scheduled to go to trial later this month.
The Burbank City Council heard a wide variety of concerns at Tuesday's town hall meeting, with residents griping about group homes potentially moving into residential areas, inadequate public notice on city meetings, pot holes and vacant storefronts.
IKEA will face its final hurdle next week in its quest to build its largest store in the country, with the Burbank City Council set to consider the project on Tuesday.