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Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

Proposal for rail corridor through Angeles National Forest draws fire

A recent proposal to study cutting a high-speed rail corridor through the Angeles National Forest is drawing fire from San Fernando Valley communities near the preserve's southwest boundary, the Los...

Traffic commission advises against change to Magnolia Park parking rules

The Burbank Traffic Commission on Thursday advised city officials not to change parking restrictions on a block in Magnolia Park where merchants complained of inadequate parking for their...

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of the measure. 

Local Baskin-Robbins owner named chain's Franchisee of the Year

Local Baskin-Robbins owner named chain's Franchisee of the Year

Varuzh Tirityan began scooping Baskin-Robbins ice cream in high school more than three decades ago, and he hasn’t left the company since.

Planning board supports proposed Talaria project

Planning board supports proposed Talaria project

Traffic impacts to surrounding neighborhoods and the displacement of a local church were among the top concerns residents brought up at a Planning Board meeting on Monday regarding a 241-unit luxury apartment complex on top of a Whole Foods market proposed to be built in Burbank's media district.

Editorial: Parking at Bob Hope may drive higher revenue

Editorial: Parking at Bob Hope may drive higher revenue

While Bob Hope Airport officials are trying to make sense of the fluctuating revenue from parking operations there, they have come up with some meaningful plans to improve the experience for air and rail travelers.

Planning board to weigh in on Talaria complex

Planning board to weigh in on Talaria complex

The Planning Board on Monday is slated to weigh in on a proposal to build a 241-unit luxury apartment complex on top of a 43,000-square-foot Whole Foods market in the city’s Media District.

Burbank housing prices continue to climb

The median sale prices for single-family homes and condominiums continued to rise in Burbank last month, while the number of homes for sale declined, according to the latest real estate report.

Travelers decline at Bob Hope Airport

Travelers decline at Bob Hope Airport

The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dipped by almost 1% in June compared to a year ago, according to the latest report.

Editorial: More room for a very important mission

Editorial: More room for a very important mission

The 40-year-old Burbank Temporary Aid Center, which over the decades has been housed in various sites, is one step closer to having its current digs on West Burbank Boulevard expanded significantly, thanks to this week's action of the Planning Board. We are pleased to see this project move forward.

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

The allocation for the state's program to keep film and television jobs in California may expand to $400 million — quadrupling the current amount — if legislation that passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 5-0 vote on Thursday passes in the full Senate and is signed by Gov....

Parking issues vex Burbank merchants

Parking issues vex Burbank merchants

A group of Magnolia Park merchants has asked the city to crack down on parking enforcement and add tougher parking restrictions on their block, arguing that customer traffic has suffered due to a local cafe "monopolizing" area parking.

Jobless rates rise in Burbank and Glendale

Jobless rates rise in Burbank and Glendale

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale rose last month with local government educational services jobs across Los Angeles County taking the biggest hit because of school summer break, according to the latest labor report.

Single-family homes, condos see price gains

Single-family homes, condos see price gains

The median sale prices for single-family homes and condominiums continued to rise last month and the number of homes for sale rose again, though slightly, compared to last year, according to the latest real estate report.

Walt Disney Co. planning to unload 23 radio stations, lay off staff

Walt Disney Co. planning to unload 23 radio stations, lay off staff

Walt Disney Co. is planning to sell 23 radio stations and will begin distributing much of its Radio Disney content digitally, the company said...

 CalRecycle hands down $32.6M fine

CalRecycle hands down $32.6M fine

The former operator of the city's recycling center, along with an Arizona-based company, owe $32.6 million in restitution to the state after reportedly defrauding the Beverage Container Recycling Program by submitting illegal claims for out-of-state beverage containers, officials said.

Teens model back-to-school fashion at the Burbank Town Center

Teens model back-to-school fashion at the Burbank Town Center

Teenagers took to a fashion runway in Burbank on Friday, showing off new trends as well as decades-old styles just in time for another school year.

Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego

Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego

A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1.

Vintage cars on display at Downtown Burbank Car Classic this weekend

Vintage cars on display at Downtown Burbank Car Classic this weekend

For an up close glimpse at roughly 200 cars featured on television shows and in movies, including Scooby-Doo's Mystery Machine and cars seen in "Almost Famous," "Die Another Day" and HBO's "Entourage," head downtown Saturday for the third annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic.

Possible Listeria contamination prompts fruit recall at Trader Joe's, Costco

Possible Listeria contamination prompts fruit recall at Trader Joe's, Costco

A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's and Costco due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Unemployment rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale ticked up last month with educational and health services reporting the largest cutbacks across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Megabus reserved seating comes with a catch in Burbank

Megabus reserved seating comes with a catch in Burbank

Megabus will offer reserved seating options to California travelers this fall, but there's a catch for riders at its Burbank location: The option includes arrivals to the city, not from.

Inside look: Leno's car collection

Inside look: Leno's car collection

On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence.

MegaBus to offer reserved seating starting in September

MegaBus to offer reserved seating starting in September

Southern Californians who travel on Megabus can now reserve a seat -- for a fee.

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