| Jan 1, 2011
At the Dec. 11 Burbank City Council meeting, I was one of three speakers who protested the awarding of merit-based bonuses to city employees. I attended the council meeting after reading Gretchen Meier's article on the subject on Dec. 10.
Frankly, I was...
| Jan 5, 2011
I have lived between Clark and Verdugo for 52 years. I rode my bicycle as a child and an adult on Verdugo Avenue and never had a problem. My children rode their bikes, and they never experienced problems, either.
The night they had their new bike...
| Dec 18, 2011
A man allegedly fell asleep while driving down Magnolia Boulevard early Friday morning, crashing into an automobile accessory store.
The manager of Al & Ed's Auto Sound received calls from the alarm company and the driver of the vehicle informing him...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:58 PM
After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:14 AM
A 76-year-old Los Angeles man was significantly injured Tuesday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle at Buena Vista Street and Alameda Avenue Tuesday afternoon, shutting down the intersection for about 30 minutes, police said.
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The 50-year-old man who was struck and killed by a car near Bob Hope Airport on Saturday was homeless, authorities said.
Burbank police on Monday continued their investigation into the death of the man, who Los Angeles County coroner’s officials...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:37 PM
You hear them long before you see them.
They announce their pending arrival like the blare of an ambulance giving you warning from blocks away — a distant peal growing louder and louder until you can't ignore it any longer.
When you look up from...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Authorities staged a full-scale emergency response at Bob Hope Airport Tuesday, an exercise required every three years by the federal government to test readiness in case of a real incident.
On Tuesday, emergency crews simulated a jet fire, complete with...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Those who knew Otto Jensen — the 101-year-old Burbank photographer who was struck and killed by a 91-year-old driver Tuesday night — were in a state of shock and mourning this week as they recalled a man who was as much a devoted volunteer...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Burbank police plan to turn over their investigation of a 91-year-old woman whose car struck and killed a popular photographer last month to prosecutors for review.
The woman, Mary Beaumont, was questioned and released at the scene on May 22 after her...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office on Tuesday filed four felony charges against the man who led Burbank police and California Highway Patrol officers on a one-hour pursuit on multiple freeways through the San Fernando Valley Friday...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Two people, including the alleged driver of a stolen Infiniti, were transported to local hospitals Wednesday afternoon after their cars collided head on in Burbank, police said.
The driver of the Infiniti, identified by police as 20-year-old Ian Mac...