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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...

Nonprofit drops suit against city, IKEA

Nonprofit drops suit against city, IKEA

A nonprofit that sued Burbank and IKEA earlier this year, claiming the city had not prepared an adequate...

Burbank home prices up, number sold down

Burbank home prices up, number sold down

The median prices for single-family homes and condominiums in Burbank were up last month, compared to the same time last year, but the number of homes sold dropped, according to the latest real estate report.

Burbank artist puts faith in rap

Burbank artist puts faith in rap

Gregory Brown was 17 and nearing the end of his high school years in Burbank when he seemed to lose hope.

City looks into preserving historic signs

City looks into preserving historic signs

When Umami Burger moved into the building on the corner of Riverside Drive and Rose Street in Burbank, it kept a few traces of Papoo's Hot Dog Show, a restaurant that had been there for 62 years before closing in 2011.

Warner Bros. names new head of labor relations

Warner Bros. names new head of labor relations

Warner Bros. Entertainment has reorganized its labor relations department, appointing longtime studio executive Hank Lachmund to head the division, the Los...

Jobless rates decline slightly in Glendale, Burbank

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with education and health services adding the most jobs across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

'Flightfeet' steps out at terminal

'Flightfeet' steps out at terminal

Soon passengers at Bob Hope Airport won’t have to traipse through security-screening checkpoints bare-footed or in stocking feet, thanks to a product called “Flightfeet.”

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.

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