| Sep 16, 2011
| 10:04 AM
The California High-Speed Rail Authority was ordered Thursday to greatly expand its outreach to and inclusion of small and disadvantaged businesses, concluding a civil rights complaint filed last year with the U.S. Department of Transportation....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
The three business consultants sitting in Nancy Guillen's commercial insurance office got straight to work Wednesday, running through a list of competitors, reviewing client retention rates and pushing her to play up her leadership with civic...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:11 PM
At a time when small business owners are struggling to get off the endangered species list, a lifeline in any form is a welcome reprieve. But when it's a lifeline worth tens of thousands of dollars, it can be a game-changer.
A program at Woodbury...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:21 PM
On Oct.16, the Burbank City Council has the opportunity to express compassion for animals while still supporting local businesses. It is poised to vote into law a proposed ordinance to ban the sale of dogs in pet stores. This show of leadership will...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:34 PM
We hate to hear of anyone “suffering” because we don't have a Walmart or Sam's Club in Burbank. Maybe they should consider going to the Walmart in Panorama City and the Sam's Club in Sylmar.
Everyone talks about how many jobs Walmart would...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Community Foundation of the Verdugos announced new members to its Board of Directors and newly elected officers for 2012.
Those newly serving the board include attorneys Armen Baghdasarian of the Glendale firm Irsfeld, Irsfeld & Younger LLP and...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The San Fernando Boulevard corridor is slated for a major revamp that city planners say will make it more attractive to pedestrians and boost real estate values.
The City Council on Tuesday approved a conceptual plan to revamp the corridor to accommodate...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Members of the business district for Magnolia Park have voted to disband, ending a property tax assessment that brought hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for promotions and popular public events.
The Magnolia Park Partnership, which organizes...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy.
While President Franklin D....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 3:02 PM
The irrational sign-wavers are out in uber-emotional force decrying Walmart and its imminent opening in Burbank (“Protesters rally against Walmart,” Sept. 20).
They claim to be worried about potential job losses in Burbank if Walmart opens,...