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  • Magnolia Park business district to shut down

    Magnolia Park business district to shut down
    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...
  • Those who oppose Walmart are dazed, hazy

    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,...
  • Waiting list is long for child care centers

    Waiting list is long for child care centers
    The wait list for a tandem of local, low-cost child care centers is 400 families deep, with some applicants on standby for as long as three years to land a coveted spot, officials said Tuesday. The Burbank Housing Corp. Child Development Center at...
  • Thanks for Bar & Grill fundraising efforts

    Kudos to Burbank Bar & Grill for hosting the recent annual anniversary fundraising luncheon benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley. I was extremely impressed by their generosity in opening up their facility and donating 100%...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Authorities warn of fire inspector scam

    Authorities are urging residents to be wary of people claiming to be fire inspectors. Cities surrounding Burbank are seeing an increase in scam artists targeting businesses in Los Angeles County and throughout the state. Los Angeles County District Atty....
  • An evening of pre-holiday bliss

    An evening of pre-holiday bliss
    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving eve — the day it all begins — the shopping, travel, food preparations, decorating, gathering, partying and everything else that comes with the hectic holiday hoopla we will all be caught up in over the next five weeks....
  • Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats

     Burbank City Council race: Six vie for three seats
    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 David Gordon, 57, has served on the council for seven years. He...
  • 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...