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  • Employees buy, reopen bankrupt restaurant as part-owners

    Employees buy, reopen bankrupt restaurant as part-owners
    The Granada restaurant, a Victory Boulevard landmark for nearly 40 years, re-emerged from an eight-month closure Monday with sizzling fajitas, cold margaritas and new owners who will probably look familiar to longtime patrons. A group of employees bought...
  • Walmart meeting riles some residents

    Walmart meeting riles some residents
    Walmart representatives said more than 200 Burbank residents signed cards in support of a new store planned near the Empire Center at a public input meeting Monday, but some who attended the event complained that it was structured to downplay community...
  • Cheers to Granada's reopening

    There’s been too many stories in recent years of businesses folding, of employees left to scramble for another career while standing in the unemployment line. It could have been the case again when Alfredo’s Granada restaurant on Victory...
  • Approved union contract suspends bonus pay, keeps crossing guards

    The City Council on Tuesday signed off on a three-year contract that suspends bonus pay and increases employee pension contributions for the city’s largest union — moves that will help the city keep school crossing guards on its payroll,...
  • Burbank's cash priorities are out of whack

    We are very concerned about what is going on in Burbank lately. These bonus payments since 2007 totaled $4 million to hundreds of city employees, and they will continue to be eligible because payouts are written into their contracts. This needs to be...
  • Walmart protestors gather outside City Hall

    Opponents of a planned Walmart in Burbank drew upon the strength of unions Tuesday night to give the noisiest local protest yet to the mega-retailer. More than 100 people, bolstered by the organized support of labor unions, swarmed outside Burbank City...
  • Pro-Walmart op-ed was biased

    I am writing in response to Steven Restivo's article (“Why Burbank wants a Walmart,” Feb. 19), in which he implies that the majority of Burbank residents are in favor of the new Walmart proposed for the Empire Center, while it is only...
  • City manager rejects initial raise, starts pension contributions

    City manager rejects initial raise, starts pension contributions
    Burbank City Manager Mike Flad’s contract — renewed last week through 2016 — includes a modest pay raise and a new hybrid vehicle, but for the first time, he’ll start contributing to his pension, mirroring similar moves taken by...
  • The high cost of low price

    In the recent submission by Walmart as to why Burbank residents want a Walmart here (“Op-Ed: here’s why Burbank residents want Walmart,” Feb. 19), there were two statements that one should question. One is that that the average full-...
  • JPL Chorus preparing for winter show

    JPL Chorus preparing for winter show
    The holidays may be over for most people, but workers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La CaƱada Flintridge are planning one last musical hurrah. The JPL Chorus will perform holiday songs at their second free winter concert at 8 p.m. on...
  • Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide

    Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide
    Public Storage is giving new meaning to the word “collaboration” with its 2014 entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena this Wednesday. The Glendale-based company invited employees from 33 regional centers across the...
  • Downtown Glendale stores blame road work for losses

    Downtown Glendale stores blame road work for losses
    In the 28 years Ruben Minassian has owned a sandwich shop on North Central Avenue, business has never been tougher, he said, than during Glendale's current residential building boom. To accommodate recent growth and the slow rise of several new downtown...