Burbank officials on Friday certified the election results from the city’s Tuesday primary, which had school board candidates Roberta Reynolds and Steve Ferguson winning two of three open seats on the board outright by securing more than 50% of the vote each.
A three-judge panel appeared poised on Thursday to allow Walmart to proceed with a project to open a store in Burbank, according to a tentative opinion on an appeal seeking to overturn a trial court’s ruling that halted the project.
Two Burbank school board candidates won election outright for three open seats Tuesday night, cutting a field of six down to two for the general election in April.
A current councilwoman and a former columnist for the Burbank Leader advanced to the April general election Tuesday night, joined by a local Realtor and businessman, setting the stage for a conversation about development for the April showdown.
The seven Burbank City Council candidates answered questions and presented their views during a forum held Jan. 28 at Woodbury University. Burbank Leader editor Dan Evans served as moderator.
With ballots in the Burbank municipal primary due Tuesday, the latest campaign finance reports filed with the City Clerk’s office show City Council candidates Juan Guillen and David Nos each received a funding boost in recent weeks.
[Updated 2/23 at 2:30 p.m.] According to the most available records, spending by outside groups has nearly matched the amount spent directly by all seven City Council candidates combined.
The seven candidates for Burbank City Council weighed in on the future of Bob Hope Airport saying they would work to ensure Burbank citizens have the protections they need going forward, including a proposed change to the governance agreement at the airport.
The six candidates for Burbank school board expressed similar thoughts about Common Core, with most expressing optimism about the multistate curriculum, but noting that the board needs to keep a watchful eye on implementation.
City officials released a memorandum this week outlining the Burbank City Council’s position on various terms related to a proposed replacement terminal at Bob Hope Airport and outlining a “major sticking point around” the agreement that governs the airfield.
Some City Council candidates in Burbank’s primary race have rallied significant financial support in the past month — most notably Councilwoman Emily Gabel-Luddy, who raised more than $7,500 between Jan. 11 and Feb. 7, nearly doubling the size of her war chest.
As Burbank’s election primary approaches, school board candidates continue to push for votes and campaign cash.
An innovative analysis — perhaps the only one of its kind in the country — has allowed Burbank Water and Power to identify potential weak spots in its power grid and to fix them before they become a problem.
This Valentine’s Day, if love is in the air, sparks may fly and dinners might have to be enjoyed by candlelight, but not in a good way. That could be a scenario caused not by soaring hearts, but by soaring metallic balloons knocking out the power.
Large expenditures by independent expenditure committees threatens to overshadow direct campaign spending by Burbank City Council candidates, with the groups providing a total of $40,504 in support of two candidates -- Emily Gabel-Luddy and Christopher Rizzotti.
Development has emerged perhaps the biggest issue in the City Council race, with a number of challengers railing against the recent approval of a so-called “exceptional project” — a term that allows current members of the dais to greenlight projects that have up to 25% more density...
Bob Hope Airport officials agreed to defer a vote on a set of actions on the issue of a replacement terminal that Burbank City Council members had...
In a special meeting Sunday night, the Burbank City Council unanimously voted to reject a set of terms Bob Hope Airport officials had proposed regarding a replacement terminal at the airfield.
[UPDATED 2/7 7:25 p.m.] The Airport Authority will hold a special meeting Monday morning to discuss issues regarding the sale of the 58-acre 'opportunity site' as well as whether to change voting procedures to provide Burbank representatives with effective veto power over some...
The six Burbank school board candidates vying for three open seats opened up about past mistakes and gave insight into their fundraising strategies during a forum at Woodbury University Wednesday.
Letters from the state’s high-speed rail authority that raised concerns for some Burbank residents were a key topic of discussion with the agency’s regional director Tuesday at...
After fewer than three years in the position, Woodbury University President Luis Ma. R. Calingo announced Thursday he will be stepping down from the helm of the private Burbank college.
President Obama has proposed spending $5 million in the upcoming federal budget on the West Coast’s earthquake early warning network, which would be a significant boost to the...
Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A will be getting new carpet, but the installation work will be scheduled for nighttime hours to avoid inconveniencing passengers.
A national political action committee that supports candidates who it believes will support the interests of Realtors reported nearly $23,000 in expenditures in support of Burbank City Council candidate Christopher Rizzotti’s campaign.