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  • Letter: City's tree-trimming was a hatchet job

    Since 1977 Burbank has been recognized as a “Tree City U.S.A” by the National Arbor Day Foundation. I believe the city no longer deserves that title after the kind of tree trimming work done around Burbank in recent years. Anyone driving down Magnolia Boulevard in the Magnolia Park area in the last few weeks can see the low quality of work from the Forestry Services section of the Burbank Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department.
  • Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life

    Congress attempts to change captivity rules for orcas, marine life
    In a bipartisan decision Thursday, U.S. Congress took a step to change how orcas are kept in captivity, a debate propelled by the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the story of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer-whale who killed Sea...

    On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition

    On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition
    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...

    Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...

    Proposed pool moratorium sinks as City Council enacts new drought measures, fines

    As the City Council considered implementing new drought measures this week, one member threw out a suggestion: a moratorium on the construction of new swimming pools. The council has the power to create such a moratorium, but the idea quickly died on the...