| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A federal judge has ruled that Home Depot's attempt to obtain all social-networking posts by a former manager of its Burbank store was overly broad.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal rejected the company's motion earlier this month, but did rule that...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:20 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday gave attorneys for the city of Burbank and Walmart four more months to prepare their defense against a lawsuit filed to block the mega-retailer from opening adjacent to the Empire Center.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 3:22 PM
For the second time, Burbank has decided to continue fighting a jury verdict, this time involving a $150,000 award to an Armenian American police detective who said he was harassed and discriminated against because of his ethnicity.
Burbank City Atty....
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:03 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge this week issued a tentative ruling that would force Burbank to pay roughly $929,500 to cover the legal fees incurred by a former deputy police chief who won a nearly $1.3-million judgment for claims that he faced...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:03 PM
A state law that requires 20% of the city's average energy sales to come from renewable energy is projected to cost the city $17.8 million this fiscal year, officials reported on Tuesday.
The financial burden of complying with the state mandate —...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:42 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Claiming a federal appellate court's dismissal of a former Burbank police detective's lawsuit will have a “powerful chilling effect” on future whistleblowers, a consumer rights advocacy group on Tuesday asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:53 PM
A court-ordered injunction issued Thursday against a planned Walmart in Burbank could sideline the project and force the city to prove the world's largest retailer won't cause significant harm to local roadways and businesses.
Walmart had been planning...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The legal battle to stop a Walmart from opening in Burbank is scheduled to go to trial on Aug. 17, when a judge will consider an injunction seeking to halt renovations at the new store site.
The three Burbank residents seeking to stop the renovation...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:27 PM
In response to a recent op-ed piece (“Walmart stoppage no cause for celebration,” Sept. 8) I imagine it is, indeed, no celebration for the writer, Walmart executive Steven Restivo, whose job it is to facilitate the opening of Walmart stores in...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Getting the opportunity to be part of a team that won a second-straight national championship last season was a fulfilling experience for Becca Murray.
However, in a collegiate equestrian realm that is seeing more parity with each coming season, Murray...