| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:43 PM
A federal judge is reviewing whether a lawsuit filed by a former Burbank police detective who claims he was fired in retaliation for whistle-blowing may proceed, or if he must first complete the city's appeal process.
Former Det. Pete Allen claims the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Two Burbank brothers were each sentenced Monday to nearly two years in federal prison for conspiring to steal more than $500,000 that was intended for public housing for the disabled, according to the U.S. Attorney General’s Office.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Note to Mailbag contributor Bob Hastings, who believes he needs to pray more for his civic leaders (“Fuzzy reasoning from this council,” May 26). Don't waste your time. Instead, use your vote, the only power you have over them, to drum out...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:53 PM
The family of an FBI agent who disappeared from his Burbank home more than a month ago made an emotional plea on Wednesday for the public’s help in preventing the case from going cold.
It was the second time the family of Special Agent Stephen...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:43 AM
More than 30 people volunteered this past weekend to join in the ongoing search for FBI Special Agent Stephen Ivens, who disappeared from his Burbank home more than a month ago.
The volunteers were “mostly strangers who cared enough to help us out,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Burbank City Council this week voted this week to appeal a nearly $1.3-million verdict awarded to former Deputy Police Chief William Taylor after he claimed in a lawsuit that he faced on-the-job retaliation.
The move will prolong a case that has...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:46 PM
An 18-year-old North Hollywood man has been indicted under a new law that makes it a federal crime to deliberately point a laser at an aircraft.
Adam Gardenhire was arrested early Wednesday at his North Hollywood home for allegedly pointing a laser at...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Amid the chatter of children, the bouncing of balls and the movement of dog walkers, about 60 people gathered at McCambridge Park in Burbank Wednesday evening to pray for the safe return of FBI special agent Stephen Ivens, who was reported missing two...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, July 13, 2012. The North Hollywood Arts District seems to acquire a new business every month.
An area rather desolate a few years ago is now home to several restaurants, an independent coffee shop, a Laemmle...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After 30 months with an interim head, Burbank officials announced today their intent to hire a permanent police chief.
Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, took the reigns of a department in turmoil in January 2010....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:23 PM
As Burbank city officials announced its intent to hire a permanent police chief, its current leader of 30 months said he is weighing his options on whether to apply.
Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, has held the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:16 PM
David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday.
Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...