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  • Burbank police union president put on leave

    The president of the Burbank police officers union was placed on administrative leave this week, multiple sources confirmed Friday. The sources, which include people both inside and outside the department, declined to be identified, citing the sensitive...
  • Removing recyclables is not theft

    Mailbag contributor Steve Urbanovich grumbles about individuals taking recyclables out of refuse bins on his block, believing what these people are doing is theft (“Put an end to recycling theft,” Aug. 7). Sorry, Mr. Urbanovich, but it’s...
  • Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms

    Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms
    A spike in the number of false-alarm calls made to Burbank police in recent years prompted harsher penalties to recover response costs this week after officials said the trend is tying up resources needed for true emergencies. According to a new fee...
  • IMAX lawsuit claims former employee stole technology secrets and made copycat projectors in China

    Claiming a trail of corporate espionage from Canada to China and then to an office on West Magnolia Boulevard, IMAX Corp. has accused a Burbank company and its international affiliates of using stolen technology to distribute IMAX copycat giant-screen...
  • Family raising funds to find missing man

    Family raising funds to find missing man
    The family of a 24-year-old missing Burbank man, along with a local nonprofit, is collecting money to fund a private investigation into his disappearance. Gevork Boyadzhyan was last seen leaving his Burbank home more than a month ago, but his family...
  • Traffic citations as a fundraising tool

    I was just robbed by the cities of Burbank and Los Angeles. I committed the unpardonable sin of making an illegal U-turn on Magnolia Boulevard last June. A $35 traffic infraction was magnified by our cities’ and state’s need for money and...
  • Burb's Eye View: In search of Burbank's best burger

    Burb's Eye View: In search of Burbank's best burger
    I have seen the mountaintop and it is layered thick in cheese and beef. Since March my friend and I scoured Burbank for the best cheeseburger in the city. Many readers offered their favorite haunts — and some griddle jockeys I met along the way...
  • Burbank police discover stash of ID theft, forgery equipment

    A 38-year-old man allegedly attempting to cash a forged check in Burbank led police to a hotel room full of credit card skimmers, printers, blank checks, false identities and personal information of multiple victims. At 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police...
  • Two women allegedly attempt to steal nearly $900 in clothing, costume jewelry at Burbank Sears

    Two women were arrested Monday after allegedly attempting to steal nearly $900 worth of clothing and jewelry from Sears in the Burbank Town Center, police said. The women – identified by police as Milvia Juarez, 27, and Cecelia Pineda, 47, of...
  • Computers, printers stolen from Burbank warehouse

    Roughly $13,000 worth of computers and printers were stolen from a commercial warehouse in Burbank this week, police said. Sometime between 1 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, 12 computers, six printers and 19 toner cartridges were stolen from Diagnostic...
  • Man arrested after trying to steal two days' worth of groceries in Burbank

    A 59-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to steal a couple days’ worth of groceries from Vallarta Supermarket in Burbank, police said. Javier Tejedagoody entered the market just before 3:30 p.m., picked up some...
  • Burglars steal computers, jewelry and cash from Burbank home

    Burbank police are investigating a home burglary in which two computers, jewelry and cash were stolen late Saturday night, police said. Thieves reportedly entered the Burbank home – located on the 1900 block of North Parish Place – through...