Burbank officials have proposed axing the city's primary election, a move they say would save roughly $72,000 a year, but would also require voter approval.
Burbank received a “AAA” credit rating this month from Standard & Poor’s, which cited the city’s “strong local economy and steady tax base growth.”
Members of the Burbank City Council this week decided not to give themselves raises after one councilman had a last-minute change of heart.
Roughly 100 Burbank employees are slated to receive raises this coming fiscal year after a city-commissioned survey showed their salaries were well below average when compared to those in a dozen other local cities, officials said.
Hoping to register public support for a project blasted at full volume by a well-organized opposition, Alhambra on Tuesday reaffirmed its support for a controversial tunnel that would connect the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways, proclaiming July 10 as “710 Day” in the city.
Burbank was approved for a $43,000 grant for its Retired Senior Volunteer Program, surprising city officials who had thought they were out of contention after refusing to comply with new funding guidelines that would have required a program overhaul.
Burbank utility customers are in for another round of bill hikes this July, with electric and water rates slated to jump 1.75% and 4.75%, respectively, officials said.
Burbank officials this week proposed cutting roughly 2% — or $2.5 million — from the city’s $149-million General Fund budget, which pays for most public services.
A judge on Wednesday denied Burbank's request to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former police officer who claims he was fired in retaliation for exposing alleged misconduct by his...
Burbank city officials say they may sue over being forced to turn over millions of dollars to the state as a result of closing down local redevelopment operations.
Dave Kemp, a 10-year Burbank Unified school board member, was chosen by his peers to be president Thursday at the annual reorganization meeting.
The California bullet train agency on Thursday defended its bidding criteria for selecting the winner for its first construction contract, saying that the process held down prices and was handled properly.
For the first time after seven years on the Burbank City Council, David Gordon was selected as the city’s vice mayor.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday said he would fight any move to close the Glenoaks post office in Burbank to cut costs at the financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service.
State finance officials this week reduced Burbank's bill for dissolving its redevelopment agency by nearly half — from $42 million to $24.3 million. The change came after city officials contested the state's demands as too harsh.
Despite union agreements that "discourage overtime work," dozens of city employees clocked enough overtime hours last year to add tens of thousands of dollars to their salaries, records show.
California's bullet train agency is facing a series of new regulatory and political problems that could jeopardize its July construction kickoff, which already has been delayed more than six months.
To comply with state law, the Burbank City Council on Tuesday changed its zoning code to allow transitional and sober-living housing facilities in residential areas.
Thousands of Armenians chanted outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles Wednesday to commemorate the massacre of some 1.5 million of their ancestors 98 years ago -- a genocide that has yet to be officially recognized by the U.S.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), lead sponsor of the Armenian genocide resolution in Congress, delivered his remarks in Armenian on the House floor Wednesday as he honored the 1.5 million Armenians who were massacred in 1915 at the hands of Ottoman Turks.
More than 100 people gathered at Burbank City Hall Tuesday to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, which together claimed the lives of 7.5 million people.
Burbank officials this week said plans by the state's pension agency for public employees to increase employer contributions will sting in the short term, but "is a good thing" for the city's long-term financial health.
Los Angeles County Supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday on zoning regulations that would allow NBCUniversal to expand its Hollywood theme park and add more movie and television production facilities.
The City Council this week signed off on plans to add a five-story office building to the Media Studios North office campus that currently houses the likes of Yahoo! and Kaiser Permanente.
A construction consultant, a former school board candidate and the city treasurer are among nine people who were appointed to a committee Thursday night to oversee the spending of a $110-million bond school bond approved by voters in March.