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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 Caņada considers zoning for drive-thrus

    La Cañada considers zoning for drive-thrus
    La Caņada 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-...
  • Real estate broker has his own view of drones

    Real estate broker has his own view of drones
    An area businessman is looking to change the perception of unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly called drones, starting with businesses in the La Crescenta area. Phil Coombes, a real estate broker from Pasadena, spoke at the Crescenta Valley Chamber of...
  • Menu change in Montrose: Louisiana fare to replace Three Drunken Goats

    Menu change in Montrose: Louisiana fare to replace Three Drunken Goats
    With some businesses moving on and others moving in, Montrose’s main business district is getting a makeover this summer. A few weeks ago, Three Drunken Goats, a tapas and wine bar, closed its doors, surprising neighboring businesses and Honolulu...
  • Glendale Building and Safety Department wins state honor

    Glendale Building and Safety Department wins state honor
    Glendale's Building and Safety Department was recently named the best in the state at the California Building Official's Annual Business Meeting. The group said the department deserved the recognition because of several initiatives, including the Back...