| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Recently, the importance of local commerce became a focal point in the presidential campaign. Both sides highlighted the success of small businesses as a key to the recovery of our economy and then used that as a platform to promote their economic...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:35 PM
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....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:17 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:12 PM
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.