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  • Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses

    Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses
    A two-alarm blaze early Tuesday morning ripped through a nail salon in a Burbank strip mall, causing an estimated $200,000 worth of damage, authorities said. The fire, which was knocked down in less than a half hour, caused smoke damage to 10...
  • Recovery drags on for fire-damaged businesses

    Recovery drags on for fire-damaged businesses
    A blaze at a Burbank strip mall last week took firefighters less than half an hour to extinguish, but recovery efforts could drag on for months for some business owners. The fire that ripped through Tina’s Nails and Spa shortly after 4 a.m. on Aug....
  • Utility-worker imposters scamming businesses, police warn

    Burbank police are warning that people impersonating utility workers are reportedly attempting to swindle local businesses by calling and claiming they are late on their utility bills and they need to pay up immediately. Burbank Water and Power...
  • Glad for coverage on local gallery

    I was very happy to see Bryan Mahoney (“Burb's Eye View,” July 24) write about an art homage to Guillermo del Toro at Hyaena Gallery located on Olive Avenue in Burbank. The owner of Hyaena Gallery is Bill Shafer. Shafer is one of the...
  • Burbank residents, businesses invited to join decorating contest

    Burbank residents and businesses who have decked out their digs for the holidays are being asked to participate in the 31st annual outdoor holiday decorating contest. Applicants must submit their name, address and phone number to the Civic Pride...
  • On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup

    On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup
    Hands, hoofs and paws came together to raise funds for the Burbank Police Foundation during the organization's second annual Hoof and Walk event held this past Saturday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. Chaired by Andrea Cunningham, who...
  • Letter: Small businesses play a huge role statewide

    According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, California is home to more than 3.5 million small businesses, which employ more than 37% of all workers in the state. These hard-working and dedicated individuals are the backbone of our local economy,...
  • In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...
  • Letter: Walmart is better than an empty building

    It’s ironic that people, like those opposed to Walmart, complain about how Walmart hurts the small business sector causing closings and empty buildings in cities and creating more traffic problems and harming the environment. Well, Burbank is slowly...
  • Letter: City of Burbank could improve shopping, dining choices

    Gregory Krikorian's Dec. 18 op-ed piece about Walmart supported occupying empty buildings and staffing them with low-paid, part-time employees to boost employment statistics. His and other letters imply that what is most important is for Burbank...
  • Burbank town hall covers group homes, pot holes and other resident concerns

    The Burbank City Council heard a wide variety of concerns at Tuesday’s town hall meeting, with residents griping about group homes potentially moving into residential areas, inadequate public noticing on city meetings and hearings, pot holes on city...
  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...