Politics

Burbank airport rebranding to be discussed

The operations committee of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority is slated to meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. inside the Airport Skyroom of the Bob Hope Airport, 2676 Hollywood Way, to discuss potential rebranding of the airport as “Los Angeles Burbank Airport.”

City, Burbank airport to meet on joint meeting agenda

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday at 6 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., for a discussion about the agenda and format of joint public meeting with the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority.

BWP to step up water saving efforts

With Burbank facing a state mandate to reduce water consumption by a billion gallons between June and February, Burbank Water and Power is stepping up efforts to identify leaks and improper water use.

Local officials react to vaccine law

Local officials react to vaccine law

A new law that would require essentially all California students to get vaccinated before starting school will have a tiny impact on Glendale and Burbank as nearly all children have been immunized, but some local officials believe the law, while based on good intentions, goes too far.

Forbes leaves Media City

Forbes leaves Media City

A model of the sprawling 391-acre Universal Studios site in Universal City fills roughly half of the eight-floor conference room in the Lew R. Wasserman building, which overlooks Lankershim Boulevard from just inside the site’s gate. Last Friday, Joy Forbes, former Community Development...

Burbank seeks artists for city program

A new beautification program is moving forward in Burbank, and the city is seeking artists who want to help bring visual art out of museums and galleries and into open spaces.

Preview: Council considers permit parking rules, power agreements

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue.

Prop. 8 plaintiffs 'elated and excited' by Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

Prop. 8 plaintiffs 'elated and excited' by Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

With the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage anticipated Friday, two of the plaintiffs in the landmark case that struck down California’s voter-approved same-sex marriage ban Proposition 8 in 2013 were waiting with the TV on, laptops and iPad at the ready.

Couple maintains one of Burbank's historic homes

Couple maintains one of Burbank's historic homes

Last summer, a few months before his September wedding, Burbank native Robert De Leon thought he’d found the perfect home for his future family — a one-story English Tudor Revival-style house on Magnolia Boulevard.

New rebates approved as Burbank continues water, energy conservation effort

A portion of Burbank residents’ costs for purchasing pool covers will be covered under a new Burbank Water and Power rebate approved by the City Council on Tuesday.

Preview: Council considers water and energy efficiency programs

Preview: Council considers water and energy efficiency programs

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 23 at 4:30 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue.

Bob Hope Airport's connection to high-speed railway is still in the air

Bob Hope Airport's connection to high-speed railway is still in the air

If the state’s bullet train is going to have a station near Bob Hope Airport, the two transportation facilities should connect, airport Executive Director Dan Feger said this week. However, first things first — the airport and the city need to hash out the details of a proposed 14-gate...

Management of Angeles National Forest will be focus of upcoming meeting

Management of Angeles National Forest will be focus of upcoming meeting

The Angeles National Forest will hold a public meeting at the Pacific Community Center in Glendale Monday for residents wishing to weigh in on or learn more about the development of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan.

Lowers appointed to city board

Longtime Burbank resident and retired police officer Janice Lowers is the newest appointee to the city’s Park, Recreation and Community Services Board, replacing Armond Aghakhanian after his election to the Burbank Unified school board.

Burbank City Council approves 6.5% raise for city attorney, 20% raise for themselves

Burbank City Council members approved a motion to raise their salaries by 20% on Tuesday, the first increase since 2007. Council members also approved a pay increase for the city’s top lawyer.

Federal aviation officials to discuss adjustments to airspace, flight paths over Southern California

Federal aviation officials to discuss adjustments to airspace, flight paths over Southern California

Federal officials will be in Burbank next month for a public meeting to discuss a draft document, released last week, that outlines potential environmental impacts of a project to improve the management of airspace over Southern California.

Rates remain steady at Bob Hope Airport as officials focus on facility improvements in budget

Rates remain steady at Bob Hope Airport as officials focus on facility improvements in budget

The Bob Hope Airport will undergo $14.5 million in capital improvements as part of a $67-million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 that was unanimously approved on Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board.

'NoHo to BoHo' bus route takes off

The BurbankBus began all-day service this week between the North Hollywood Metro Station and Bob Hope Airport — or “NoHo to BoHo,” as the airport's executive director has called it in the past.

Preview: Council to consider raises for City Attorney, council members

Preview: Council to consider raises for City Attorney, council members

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 16 at 5 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue. The public portion of the meeting will begin at roughly 6 p.m., following a closed session meeting.

Airport curfew measure defeated

Airport curfew measure defeated

A proposal that would have allowed a mandatory nighttime curfew at Bob Hope Airport failed to gain the support needed to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

Preview: Regional communication agreement, "green streets" policy on council's agenda

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 9 at 4:30 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue.

Burbank gets a visit from mayor of sister city Incheon

Burbank gets a visit from mayor of sister city Incheon

The mayor of Incheon, South Korea visited Burbank Friday and donated dozens of Korean-language books to the city's library.

Burbank City Council unanimously approves $649M budget

For the first time in 10 years, Burbank Councilman David Gordon gave his approval of a city budget when the City Council voted unanimously to approve a balanced budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 on Tuesday.

L.A. County Supervisor Antonovich considering state Senate run

L.A. County Supervisor Antonovich considering state Senate run

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said Thursday that he is considering a run for the state Senate seat held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), the Los Angeles...

Bob Hope Airport seeks to conserve water

That puff of smoke that comes off the wheels of an airplane’s landing gear when it hits the runway is caused by the wheels skidding.

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