| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Burbank city attorneys have filed a response denying the allegations set forth in a lawsuit in which a Burbank resident accused the city of making illegal wire transfers from its utility to the city’s General Fund, according to court records.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Citing street improvements more than a dozen years overdue and a flawed environmental impact report, a judge said Wednesday that Burbank officials must rescind building permits issued to Walmart to open a store in the Empire Center.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Those opposing the proposed Walmart in the Empire Center were no doubt relieved — and proponents dismayed — when a judge ruled this week that Burbank must rescind the project's building permits.
If the Walmart project is to proceed, Judge...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:44 PM
One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend.
Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:44 PM
At least four cities, including Burbank, have been sued in roughly the last year for what plaintiffs have called an illegal practice in which cities transfer millions of water fund dollars to their respective General Funds.
The lawsuit filed against...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A veteran Burbank police officer was indicted this week on federal corruption charges for his involvement in an alleged bribery scheme involving his girlfriend and her estranged husband.
The officer, Anthony Valento, 42, is accused of agreeing to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:17 AM
A Burbank police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he solicited money in exchange for attempting to sway prosecutors in a criminal case against his girlfriend’s estranged husband and lied to federal officials.
Anthony Valento is...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The California Supreme Court refused Monday to halt same-sex marriages while considering a legal bid to revive Proposition 8.
In a brief order, the state high court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Authorities last week confiscated nearly 30 firearms from Burbank residents who, due to felony convictions and other issues, are prohibited under state law from owning a gun.
Working with Burbank police, officials with the California Department of...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 4:24 PM
From the beginning, the death of professional tennis umpire Lois Goodman's husband was beset by contradictions.
When Alan Goodman, 80, was found dead in April at the couple's Woodland Hills condominium, paramedics noticed a suspicious cut to the side of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Burbank will be refunding $302,000 to roughly 84 city employees after discovering that $50 deductions from their paychecks over the course of nearly a decade were illegal under federal tax law.
The deductions, which were made to fund retirement...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The recent leaks of NSA programs to the Washington Post and Guardian newspapers have awakened a strong desire among many Americans to know more about how the Intelligence Community conducts its business.
Americans expect their government to do the utmost...