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  • Police identify utility driver who led officers on chase that ended in Burbank

    Police identify utility driver who led officers on chase that ended in Burbank
    Los Angeles police on Tuesday identified the man who, the day before, led officers on a slow speed chase into Burbank that ended after his utility work van struck two cars. The man -- Albert Stokes, 52, of Paramount – was arrested on suspicion...
  • Former Burbank officer refiles suit

    A former police officer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Burbank in Los Angeles County Superior Court last week, roughly two weeks after a U.S. District Court judge ruled that the original claim did not belong in federal court....
  • Burbank city clerk faces election contest

    Burbank city clerk faces election contest
    The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
  • Walmart appeal up in the air

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday said he may not have jurisdiction over an appeal of an injunction that has blocked construction of a Walmart adjacent to the Empire Center in Burbank. “Once the notice of appeal has been filed,...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Whole Foods HQ set to move into Glendale, Voters in Valley supported law requiring condoms in adult films

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Whole Foods HQ set to move into Glendale, Voters in Valley supported law requiring condoms in adult films
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, November 9. Whole Foods is moving its regional headquarters to Glendale. More than 140 employees will move in, reports the Glendale News-Press.  The porn industry is ready to fight L.A. County on a new law...
  • Burbank appropriates money for negotiations with new city attorneys union

    The City Council has set aside $50,000 to pay a law firm to assist the city in labor negotiations with the Burbank City Attorney’s Assn., a newly formed bargaining group that includes 10 attorneys and a paralegal at City Hall. The group has been...
  • Granada closes after 39 years

    Granada closes after 39 years
    Alfredo's Granada, a Burbank restaurant, bar and civic institution for nearly 40 years, closed down Saturday night, to the sorrow and surprise of longtime patrons. Owner Alex Bernal said a host of legal, business and family problems forced the Victory...
  • Mailbag: Gordon strives for city transparency

    When will the City Council get it? We keep electing David Gordon because he is our watchdog on people and happenings in Burbank ("Reinke named new mayor," May 5). He appears to be the only one trying to keep us open, above board and honest. The recent...
  • Family haunt

    Family haunt
    Diane and Preston Meyer could be considered the Addams Family of Burbank. For 20 years they have been conjuring up ghostly fun for neighbors with their haunted house attraction. This year, the theme is Nightmare at the Museum. A building constructed...
  • Mercury Air Centers pays $600k in settlement

    Mercury Air Centers has agreed to pay seven Burbank employees and other members of a class-action lawsuit $600,000 to settle claims that they experienced racial discrimination and sexual harassment. Atlantic Services Inc. — which purchased Mercury...
  • City Council candidate Robert Frutos

    An 18-year resident of Burbank, Robert Frutos said he wanted to live in the city since he was 15. A member of the Los Angeles Police Department, Frutos has worked in a variety of capacities during his 24 years at LAPD, including community relations and...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Minority report

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Minority report
    To explore the outer limits of open government, look no further than Burbank City Hall, where there are things under lock and key that even City Council members aren't privileged to see. So powerful are state laws preventing disclosure of police...