Following a contentious debate about utility rates, Burbank City Council members on Tuesday voted 4-1 to raise the rates for water, power, sewer and refuse services.
There may come a day when a business professional hops on the Metro Orange Line at Warner Center at 7 a.m. and travels to San Francisco for an 11 a.m. meeting without stepping foot on a plane or in a car.
Burbank Water and Power is proposing to raise electric rates in line with long-term inflation for fiscal year 2015-16, with similar rate increases over the following four years.
Burbank has a billion-gallon challenge.
In a surprising move, Burbank City Manager Mark Scott put up $4,500 of his own salary to help encourage City Council members to approve a plan for allocating federal money to public and private nonprofits in the city on Tuesday.
The Burbank City Council appointed 41 representatives to more than a dozen of the city's boards, commissions or committees this week.
Facing a state-mandated goal of reducing water use in Burbank by 28% staring June 1 and the threat of $10,000 a day in fines, officials are set to consider&...
Several Burbank schools will begin using recycled water to irrigate their fields, frontyard areas and planters by June 1 under a request by Burbank Water and Power officials to meet the city's water-reduction goal in response to the state's severe drought.
Burbank residents will have an opportunity on Monday to discuss the latest details on plans under consideration for a bullet-train running from the Palmdale Transportation Center to a proposed station near the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Tuesday he will not enter the race for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat.
Burbank faces a series of challenges, including low projected growth, anticipated stagnation in sales tax revenues because of shifts in consumer behavior and a potential "housing crisis" that may make it harder to woo businesses to set up shop in the city.
Accommodating the traffic demands of a population that has swelled beyond the load limit of LA’s freeway systems is proving to be a zero-sum game — at least in the case of the 710 Freeway extension project.
The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport rose by 5.2% in March compared to the same month last year, beating budget projections by the same amount, according to airfield officials.
In taking his seat for the first time as Burbank mayor, Bob Frutos outlined his priorities for the office, which include ensuring the city’s public safety services remain top notch, potholes get filled and the city government becomes more accountable and responsive.
Just a few weeks after breaking ground on a new store in Burbank, IKEA officials were in City Council chambers Tuesday to protest a policy that would keep them from generating their own power at the site using fuel-cell technology.
Water-wasters watch out — Burbank Water and Power will begin enforcing the city’s water-conservation ordinance by imposing $100 fines for violations such as watering lawns on days when it’s not allowed or failing to fix leaky irrigation systems.
A town hall forum in La Cañada Monday asked residents to weigh in on a recent National Park Service report that calls for potentially expanding the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley corridor of regional mountains.
As the California Democratic Party prepares for its convention next month in Orange County, an internecine squabble about delegates from the La Cañada, Burbank and Glendale areas has pulled back the curtain on local allegiances and power struggles.
Democratic officials in Sacramento Monday ordered a redo of the election of local delegates, ruling about 15% of voters were not qualified to cast a ballot.
In the weeks leading up to April 24 -- the date widely accepted as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day -- Armenians around the world took part in events like a six-mile march to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles and candlelight vigils to pay tribute to the 1.5 million Armenians who were killed at...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a town hall meeting Monday night about the National Park Service’s draft report for the Rim of the Valley Study, which was released two...
When parties in the Austrian Parliament this week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on Turkish-Austrian friendship” and recalled its...
The first Armenian American elected to public office in Glendale didn’t think that being the first was unique at the time.
A century after a genocide that left 1.5 million Armenians dead, thousands of their descendants took the streets of Los Angeles in remembrance on Friday, while also demanding recognition from the perpetrators.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday took to the U.S. House of Representatives floor to read the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian Genocide.