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  • Burbank maintains 'B' grade on anti-smoking laws

    Burbank maintains 'B' grade on anti-smoking laws
    Burbank maintained a “B” on the American Lung Assn.’s annual report card grading California cities and counties on their anti-smoking laws — one of 33 cities and counties to receive that score. According to the agency, Burbank...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Cigarette sting: Four Burbank stores cited for allegedly selling tobacco products to minors

    Four Burbank convenience stores received citations for selling cigarettes to minors this week in a citywide sting conducted by the Burbank Police Department. On June 10, the police department's Vice Narcotics Unit visited 35 convenience stores —...
  • Walmart and the American worker

    The letters defending Walmart in the Dec. 14 Leader — “Crime isn’t any worse at Walmart” and “Can’t wait for Walmart to arrive” — are laughable because they reflect a total ignorance of the destructive...
  • High-speed rail agency ordered to reach more minority businesses

    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....
  • Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free

    Woodbury University extends pricey lifeline to business owners — for free
    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...
  • Good for students, good for businesses

    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...
  • Work halted at Burbank Walmart site

    Work halted at Burbank Walmart site
    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...
  • 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...
  • No blind eye to puppy mills

    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...
  • Walmart would kill small businesses

    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...
  • Charity foundation names new members

    Charity foundation names new members
    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...