| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:43 PM
A paradigm shift has occurred, offering an alternative to a former way of doing business. Many current retailers in the pet industry are embracing the opportunity to help animals in need by working with rescue groups, shelters or holding adoption events...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Small business owners in Burbank and Glendale want Sacramento to realize the ever-dwindling amount of film and television production in L.A. isn’t just hurting the big studios.
Speaking at Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Silver Lake) first...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Six candidates — including three incumbents — will be vying for three seats on the Burbank City Council in the February primary.
Here's a look at the candidates:
David Gordon, 57, has served on the council for seven years. He...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2010
CITY HALL — Fresh off of approving a new comedy club and 24 Hour Fitness, Burbank officials have pushed back against proposed changes to the downtown shopping district, rebuffing a request to build a Gold's Gym and possibly more restaurants into the...
| Jun 12, 2010
MEDIA DISTRICT — Happy hour at Sardo's Grill and Lounge hasn't been as chipper since state officials closed the Pass Avenue bridge as part of the $47-million Hollywood Way onramp project.
"For nine months now you could walk in at 6 o'clock and...
| Jun 26, 2010
CITY HALL — The City Council on Tuesday is slated to consider a $67,000 offer from Westwind Properties to buy public property and create a "campus-like" atmosphere for prospective businesses.
The controversial request, which has drawn the ire of...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:27 PM
South Burbank saw a rash of vehicle and business burglaries this past week, prompting police to issue a crime alert warning residents to secure their belongings.
Most of the burglaries took place in the 4400 block of Sarah Street and the 3400 block of...