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  • 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...
  • Center makes Rogers new board chairman

    The Burbank Temporary Aid Center has named Will Rogers, former political columnist for The Burbank Leader, as the new chairman of the nonprofit's Board of Directors. The now actor and freelance writer said he has "big shoes to fill" in the wake of...
  • Business not going with the flow, yet

    Less than half of all business owners in Burbank have installed water-saving fixtures in advance of the Nov. 1 deadline that will mark the beginning of a 25% surcharge on water bills for delinquent customers, officials said. Enacted as part of the new...
  • Neighborly effort

    Neighbors and law enforcement gathered at 18 block parties to help Burbank "strike out crime" on Tuesday evening for National Night Out. At the city-sponsored block party at Keystone Street along the Chandler Bikeway, neighbors enjoyed snow cones...
  • Council gives 7-Eleven the green light

    It wasn't the Slurpees residents were protesting Tuesday night on a proposed 7-Eleven that would sell alcohol mere blocks from an existing franchise. Concerned about the high concentration of businesses that already sell alcohol in the neighborhood...
  • DC moves westward

    The Green Lantern is coming, but the news crews are leaving. Warner Bros. Studios will bring workers with subsidiary DC Entertainment from New York to Burbank over the next 16 months. DC Entertainment is the movie and game arm of DC Comics, publisher...
  • Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom

    Business owners bullish on Glendale's housing boom
    Neon yellow pads of insulation and dark blue-painted steel pipes interconnect all over downtown, stages of construction that will one day house Glendale residents. Brand Boulevard is home to towering cranes, hard-hatted workers and an endless supply...
  • Code revisions passed to ease city parking

    The Glendale City Council on Wednesday adopted a series of code revisions aimed at making it easier for homeowners to build new garages as well as easing parking requirements for smaller businesses. One of the provisions states that residents can...
  • La Crescenta, La Cañada residents caught up in downtown Los Angeles raid

    Two local residents, one from La Crescenta and another from La Cañada Flintridge, were among those caught up in an early morning raid in the Los Angeles Fashion District Wednesday in connection with investigations into alleged money laundering schemes...
  • Businesses near Burbank, Glendale express concerns over L.A. minimum wage hike idea

    Businesses near Burbank, Glendale express concerns over L.A. minimum wage hike idea
    Following extended debate, a San Fernando Valley-based business group delayed voting Thursday on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's soon-to-be-unveiled plan to hike the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, the Los Angeles Times reported. Stuart...
  • La Cañada considers zoning for drive-thrus

    La Cañada considers zoning for drive-thrus
    La Cañada Flintridge City Council members wrestled Monday with how they might allow businesses to offer drive-thru services to convenience drivers without diminishing the walkability of the city’s Town Center. After a debate over the impact drive-...