Burbank's primary election will live on after the City Council on Thursday decided not to pursue plans to cut the first of a two-step electoral process in order to save roughly $72,000 a year. Doing so would have required voter approval.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations.
Kate Blevins has been waiting years to take a dip in her neighborhood pool.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted Thursday to pony up $1.7 million to reach the local match for a decades-old $4.3 million federal grant that will be used to enhance Bob Hope Airport's efforts to foster a "plane-to-train connection" to local transit.
The City Council this week divvied up roughly $141,000 in federal grants to 14 local agencies, but the amount available was far less than what was requested.
Bob Hope Airport officials say they are grappling with higher than expected inspection costs tied to the construction of a new $112.6 million transportation center.
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.