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  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
  • Burbank officials bemoan loss of 'Tonight Show,' vow to stoke continued media interest

    Burbank officials bemoan loss of 'Tonight Show,' vow to stoke continued media interest
    Burbank officials on Wednesday treated news that “The Tonight Show” was leaving for a new host in a new city like a painful break-up. And as with most epic break-ups, the rumor mill had been whirling for weeks. On Wednesday, NBC ended...
  • Small businesses bend Assemblyman Gatto's ear on industry challenges

    Small businesses bend Assemblyman Gatto's ear on industry challenges
    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...
  • Word of mouth may eliminate puppy mills

    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...
  • Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets

    Burbank adopts strict ban on retail sale of pets
    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...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    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...
  • On the Town: Armenian community members recognized

    On the Town: Armenian community members recognized
    Beginning in 2006, the Burbank chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America began recognizing local organizations along with businesses and civic leaders for their commitment to community service, political activism and raising awareness of the...
  • Leader Editorial: Bike path should stay in motion

    Three years from now, if construction work goes as planned, Burbank will boast a new bike path that will provide a connection to the downtown Metrolink station from the existing Lake-Alameda path. This is good news for cyclists and pedestrians alike. It...
  • BWP offers many ways to save

    During these hot summer months, it’s worth a reminder that our community-owned utility, Burbank Water and Power, provides Burbank residents with some of the lowest water and electric rates in the region. However, even with these low rates, the...
  • Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses

    Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses
    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...
  • Recovery drags on for fire-damaged businesses

    Recovery drags on for fire-damaged businesses
    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....
  • Utility-worker imposters scamming businesses, police warn

    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...