Politics

New faces, new roles taken on at Airport Authority

New faces, new roles taken on at Airport Authority

To the list of changes discussed or implemented at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank in recent months — new Southwest Airlines service to San Francisco International Airport, retirement of a longtime spokesman, a possible new name, a proposed replacement terminal and sale of a 58-acre parcel —...

Work to begin on veterans housing property in Burbank

It’s been nearly two years since the Burbank City Council, acting also as the Burbank Housing Authority Board, approved an agreement with the nonprofit Burbank Housing Corp. for the purchase and rehabilitation of an 11-unit residential property to provide housing and supportive services for...

Open house slated at Burbank City Hall

In place of its regularly scheduled open meeting, the Burbank City Council will host an open house at City Hall on Tuesday.

Burbank plots to rent space for community garden

Burbank plots to rent space for community garden

Like some plants that take a few seasons to mature before they blossom, plans for a proposed pilot community garden in Burbank that have been nurtured since October 2008 may soon be flowering.

Burbank City Council approves increase in its salary

Burbank City Council approves increase in its salary

A proposed 20% raise in salaries for Burbank City Council members got a little sweeter this week when a council majority introduced an ordinance and approved a resolution outlining the pay hike and other changes to their benefits in a pair of 3-2 votes on Tuesday. It’s the first increase in...

Study outlines potential transit improvements at Bob Hope Airport

Study outlines potential transit improvements at Bob Hope Airport

Planes, trains and automobiles — and buses and bikes and even good-old walking.

Burbank rallies to support Special Olympics

Burbank rallies to support Special Olympics

With the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games only days away, more than 100 host towns throughout Southern California welcomed delegates from 177 countries as they arrived on Tuesday.

Preview: Council to receive report on internal review of Burbank Police Dept.

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue.

Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast

Local Democrats to redo delegate election after review finds improper ballots cast

Democrats will redo an election of local delegates Sunday, after party officials in Sacramento ruled that about 16% of voters in an election earlier this year had improperly cast ballots.

City of Burbank apologizes after mailing out water-restriction notices to innocent customers

City of Burbank apologizes after mailing out water-restriction notices to innocent customers

Under a requirement to meet state-mandated water cuts of an estimated 1 billion gallons

Bob Hope Airport's new center finished at higher cost than initial estimates

Bob Hope Airport's new center finished at higher cost than initial estimates

Bob Hope Airport’s new transportation center was completed at a cost of $117.6 million — about $5 million more than the initial estimates.

Airport Authority, Burbank City Council talk new terminal

There were a few tense moments during a joint meeting between the Burbank City Council and the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board on Wednesday evening to discuss a proposed 14-gate replacement terminal at Bob Hope Airport.

Army Corps of Engineers board approves $1.3-billion proposal to restore LA River

Army Corps of Engineers board approves $1.3-billion proposal to restore LA River

A plan to spend $1.3 billion or more restoring the Los Angeles River and redeveloping nearby land inched forward Thursday as a federal review board agreed to let the proposal proceed.

Preview: Council and Airport Authority to discuss replacement terminal

This evening's meeting of the Burbank City Council and the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority will be the first joint, public meeting of the two bodies since November 2013 when the bodies agreed to start the environmental review process for a proposed 14-gate, 355,000-square-...

Burbank library branches set to close for upgrades

Burbank library branches set to close for upgrades

One at a time, Burbank Public Library branches will be closing for a week each later this month through mid-August. It’s a necessary inconvenience to implement a system that Sharon Cohen, the library services director, said will make checking loaned material in and out much easier and quicker.

Preview: Council discusses replacement terminal, 710 Freeway alternatives

Preview: Council discusses replacement terminal, 710 Freeway alternatives

The Burbank City Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, July 14 at 5 p.m. inside the council chambers at City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue.

Burbank ponders parking changes

Burbank ponders parking changes

Burbank residents seeking relief from visitors’ cars may see the city’s process for preferential parking designation get a little easier.

MWD's turf removal rebates ending; Burbank Water and Power program continues

A little more than a month since it poured an additional $350 million into its turf removal rebate program, Metropolitan Water District officials announced the closing of the program to new applications this week.

Los Angeles Burbank Airport? Officials consider rebranding airfield

Los Angeles Burbank Airport? Officials consider rebranding airfield

Over the public-address system, a recorded message welcomed travelers to “Burbank Bob Hope Airport — your gateway to Hollywood.”

City, airport officials to resume talks on replacement terminal

It’s been five months since airport officials released a proposal for an agreement with the city of Burbank that would allow the issue of a 14-gate replacement terminal at...

Change to Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board's decision-making structure considered

Local council members on Tuesday said they were fine with revising part of the decision-making structure of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board if a proposed 14-gate replacement terminal is granted approval to be built at Bob Hope Airport.

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