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Proposals sought from concessions firms at Bob Hope Airport

Bob Hope Airport is seeking proposals for firms to operate five retail news, gift and specialty shops — four in Terminal A and one in Terminal B.

Agency hired in effort to rebrand Bob Hope Airport

In a continuing effort to help associate the Bob Hope Airport geographically with Hollywood and the Los Angeles area, airport officials awarded a contract asking a marketing firm to develop a new brand for the airport.

Flight tracker goes online

Flight tracker goes online

A new online tool allows users to file noise complaints and track flight movement, air traffic patterns and noise measurements around Bob Hope Airport in near real-time.

Bob Hope Airport reports higher passenger numbers

Bob Hope Airport reports higher passenger numbers

The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport increased by more than 5% each in September and October compared to the same period last year, the most significant increase since 2008, according to the latest statistics.

State tax office moving to downtown Glendale

State tax office moving to downtown Glendale

The Van Nuys branch of the State Board of Equalization will be moving to a downtown Glendale office building on Dec. 15 and offer in-person services as well as new kiosks for customer use.

Power restored at Bob Hope Airport checkpoint

Power was restored to a security checkpoint in Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A early Wednesday morning after workers replaced an electrical panel and recalibrated equipment.

Shoppers find Black Friday manageable at Burbank Town Center

Shoppers find Black Friday manageable at Burbank Town Center

Lines were short and shelves were well-stocked at Burbank Town Center at around 9 a.m. on Friday, but there were still plenty of deals to be had.

New ad campaign takes flight at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

Burbank Bob Hope Airport officials are following a marketing playbook that they hope will help raise awareness of the airport by targeting college sports fans throughout the country with bowl season around the corner.

Longtime Cartoon Network executive leaves company

Longtime Cartoon Network executive leaves company

Talk to Zita Lefebvre about her fondest memories at Burbank-based Cartoon Network Studios and she might tell you about starting an effort to help match company employees with the right volunteer opportunity in the community.

Jobless rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank edged up last month with construction and specialty trade contractors reporting the most cutbacks across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Bob Hope Airport expands parking options

Bob Hope Airport expands parking options

To help handle an anticipated surge in travelers during the holiday season, Bob Hope Airport officials are expanding the airfield’s parking options by reopening and redesignating lots in its existing inventory.

Bob Hope Airport officials offer tips for busy holiday travel season

Bob Hope Airport officials offer tips for busy holiday travel season

Frequent travelers at Burbank Bob Hope Airport know getting through the terminal can be a breeze, but airport officials are recommending passengers plan extra travel time during the busy holiday season that starts this month.

Warner Bros. to reduce staff

Warner Bros. to reduce staff

Officials from more than a dozen divisions of Warner Bros. notified state and local officials last week that upcoming restructuring plans would involve cutting staff at the studio’s Burbank facility beginning earlier this month.

Bob Hope officials look into branding effort

Bob Hope Airport may soon go “back to the future” through a branding effort to highlight the airfield’s proximity to Hollywood and the many film and television studios in the San Fernando Valley.

Mayor praises city's recent fiscal health

Mayor praises city's recent fiscal health

Burbank Mayor David Gordon touted the city’s recent economic health during the annual State of the City address Wednesday, before unveiling a plan that he hopes will lay a foundation for the city’s continued fiscal health.

Hospital names new chief executive

Julie Sprengel, a former administrator at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, returned to the local 431-bed hospital this week as chief executive.

Inventory shrinks as home costs continue to rise

Inventory shrinks as home costs continue to rise

The median price for a single-family home in Burbank was up last month, compared to the same time last year, but the number of homes for sale was down significantly, according to the latest real estate report.

Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

For the first time in more than six years, the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport was up more than 5% in September, with a 5.4% increase compared with the same month last year, according to the latest statistics.

Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs

Warner Bros. to cut costs, shed jobs

Warner Bros.' film and television studio, which had an uncharacteristically poor summer at the box office, will cut its annual overheard by $200 million, Chief Executive...

Projects aim at relief from I-5 construction traffic

As motorists deal with backups and delays from the impacts of the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, a series of proposed projects has been identified with hopes of bringing relief.

Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

A protest sprung up at Hobby Lobby in Burbank Saturday, roughly three months after an initial series of demonstrations that followed the opening of the craft chain on Victory Boulevard.

Bob Hope Airport to increase parking choices

Bob Hope Airport to increase parking choices

In preparation for the holiday travel season, Bob Hope Airport officials are working to increase available parking options before Thanksgiving, which includes opening a lot with covered parking that’s within walking distance of the terminal.

Passenger numbers tick up at Bob Hope Airport

Passenger numbers tick up at Bob Hope Airport

Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport rose for the second month in a row in August, with a 1.8% increase compared to the same month last year, according to the latest statistics.

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport's new crosswalk eases foot travel

Bob Hope Airport officials stopped traffic on Empire Avenue Monday — literally.

Spaces remain a premium at Magnolia Park

Spaces remain a premium at Magnolia Park

When one-hour parking signs went up last week on Magnolia Boulevard between Lima and Avon streets, where business owners have complained customers of a new cafe are "monopolizing" area...

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