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  • Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets

    Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets
    Burbank this week joined the growing list of cities that have banned the retail sale of pets, but built in a six-month grace period for existing pet stores. Under the ban adopted by the City Council Tuesday, pet shops in Burbank can only obtain cats...
  • Leader Editorial: Mobile ads are driven out of Burbank

    Leader Editorial: Mobile ads are driven out of Burbank
    Whether they are an eyebrow-raising push for “Hot Topless Maids” or a pitch for more socially acceptable businesses such as a car wash, signs attached to vans, trucks or trailers that are used solely for the purpose of advertising have been...
  • Community news: Holiday baskets, Boy Scouts collecting food, Optimists honor police

    Community news: Holiday baskets, Boy Scouts collecting food, Optimists honor police
    Burbank Coordinating Council is facing its toughest year ever to collect food, toys and gifts for its annual holiday basket program. They need individuals, organizations, businesses and neighbors to adopt families and purchase gifts and provide...
  • Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election

    Candidates file their papers for Burbank city election
    The nominating period for Burbank's February primary election closed Friday, with six candidates running for three City Council seats, four running for two school board seats, three for city clerk and one for city treasurer. The City Council...
  • Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health

    Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health
    The reformer exercise machines at Janice Cronkhite's Toluca Lake Pilates studio sometimes serve a higher purpose. In 2008, Cronkhite threw some tables on the low machines and displayed a few donated items for a homegrown silent auction. She'd only...
  • Measuring the cost of health in Burbank

    Measuring the cost of health in Burbank
    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...
  • 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...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Revisions sought on Burbank's smoking rules

    Revisions sought on Burbank's smoking rules
    The Burbank City Council on Tuesday directed city officials to draft stricter restrictions for businesses with designated outdoor smoking areas next to multifamily complexes following secondhand smoke complaints by neighboring residents. The new...
  • Experts analyze Burbank Walmart freeze

    The recent court ruling that put a freeze on efforts to bring a Walmart to town until Burbank officials solve traffic issues around the Empire Center is unlikely to cause problems for other nearby businesses. Jonathan Zasloff, a professor of law at UCLA...