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  • Small businesses are vital to the local economy

    Recently, the importance of local commerce became a focal point in the presidential campaign. Both sides highlighted the success of small businesses as a key to the recovery of our economy and then used that as a platform to promote their economic...
  • The city is ready for Walmart

    I fully support a Walmart store in Burbank. I liked the fact that Walmart reached out to the residents with an open house, the agents answered all my questions. The store will increase the retail shopping choices for Burbank residents. Before attending...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gatto discusses legislation, water bond during town hall forum

    Letting local voters know he’s listening, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) made La Cañada Flintridge a destination on the campaign trail on the night of Oct. 9, speaking at a town hall forum at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA in advance of the Nov....