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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Neighbors on alert after burglaries

    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...
  • One bad turn deserves another

    It's Friday, Nov. 19, at 4:45 p.m. I exit the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway and turn right onto Alameda Avenue. That was the easy part. I then had to turn left on to Avon to make my way to California Street. Unfortunately, this took some time. A lot...
  • 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...
  • Contentious proposal on table

    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...
  • Mailbag: Article misstated position

    The Leader's front-page, leap-before-looking story ("Millions at ready, receipts or not," July 14) concerning millions of dollars of Burbank Unified School District bond, state grant, and city funds for the modernization of Burbank's schools trivialized...