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  • 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....
  • 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%...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Council votes 'no' on gym proposal

    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...
  • Businesses try to build bridges

    Businesses try to build bridges
    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...