| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:14 PM
In a recent Op-Ed piece on Feb. 19 titled “Op-Ed: Here's why Burbank residents want Walmart,” a high-ranking employee of Walmart had the gall to declare that Burbank residents want a Walmart. It is a declaration that insults the intelligence...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Burbank Water and Power customers who want to keep the analog meters that read their power usage may get a better sense of how to do so next week.
But it may come with a cost.
The City Council is scheduled to continue the discussion Tuesday on smart...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:27 PM
On San Fernando near the border of Glendale and Burbank, it looks as if someone flew in a sausage haus from Bavaria and dropped it smack between a bank and a blank beige wall.
It wasn’t moved there, though walking into the Continental Gourmet...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:44 PM
BURBANK – As the Ultimate Fighting Championship seemingly gets bigger and bigger with network television, pay-per-views once a month if not more and a fan base growing across the globe, it cannot get any bigger than UFC 146 — literally.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:31 PM
California is no longer reimbursing Burbank for its curbside recycling because the operator of the city’s recycling center is accused of making more than $48 million in fraudulent claims.
The city received nearly $20,500 in curbside recycling...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Aroutin Hagnazarian dreamed of joining the military since his boyhood days at Washington Elementary School. His mother wasn’t as thrilled with the idea, so when he graduated from Burbank High in 2010, he opted for the Army Reserves instead....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:19 PM
The City Council this week hired a new operator for the city’s recycling center. The company was selected even though it was hand-picked by the existing recycler, who allegedly bilked the state out of $33 million in fraudulent claims.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Workers from United Rentals flagged down officers about 3 a.m. Friday to report the front gate to the business was unsecured and that the lock on the gate had been cut, police said.
Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn said workers showed up this morning...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Months after purchasing the former Great Indoors site in Burbank, Walmart representatives say they plan to open a store there, calling the 120,000-square-foot building a prime location.
Walmart had declined to confirm plans to move into the space until...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:39 PM
After weeks of local fretting — or anticipation, depending on which side of the fence you’re on — Walmart has confirmed that it plans to move into the former Great Indoors site adjacent to the Empire Center.
When the move will occur,...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:20 PM
I am one of the so-called “1%” who is opposed to Walmart moving into Burbank.
For someone who doesn’t even live in Burbank to call our concerns “common-sense-challenged” is incredibly offensive (“Ignore the 1% who...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:43 PM
With the economy still struggling, Vince Schmidt has seen how some businesses and corporations have scaled back or stopped their donations to charitable organizations.
Luckily, sponsors have seen the value and viability of the organization Schmidt helped...