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  • Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board

    Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board
    Leader backs Bric, Gabel-Luddy for Burbank City Council A down economy, ongoing police oversight issues, impacts of a new airport transit center and a behemoth Universal City development adjacent to Burbank, a possible high-speed rail corridor —...
  • City Council candidate Jacqueline Waltman

    Jacqueline Waltman knows how to hold people accountable, and the Burbank City Council hopeful has spent her entire career doing so. The 56-year Burbank resident serves on the city's Landlord-Tenant Commission while working as a state parole agent....
  • Walmart may take aim at Target

    Walmart may take aim at Target
    Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, has set its sights on Burbank. Walmart Real Estate Business Trust last month acquired a 12-acre property that houses the Great Indoors store at the Empire Center, which is already home to a Target store and...
  • Second piece of history saved

    Burbank City Council has saved a second piece of residential history. Council members last week approved the historic designation of a two-story, wood-framed farm house at 834 E. Magnolia Blvd. — only the second house in Burbank to make it on...
  • Boulevard burglaries may be connected

    A series of commercial burglaries last week on South Victory Boulevard that resulted in the loss of thousands of dollars worth of equipment may be connected, police say. Three burglaries from facilities in a building on the 800 block of the street...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...