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  • City hires new recycling operator

    City hires new recycling operator
    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. The 4-1...
  • Police investigating apparent burglary at Burbank rental company

    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...
  • Walmart to move into Great Indoors site

    Walmart to move into Great Indoors site
    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...
  • It's now or never for Walmart

    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,...
  • Plenty of reasons to oppose Walmart

    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...
  • No downturn for this event

    No downturn for this event
    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...
  • Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank

    Bringing a taste of Hollywood to Burbank
    A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm. Ehrlich said he's...
  • 99 Cents Only Stores agrees to $1.6-billion buyout offer

    99 Cents Only Stores agrees to $1.6-billion buyout offer
    99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has agreed to be taken private in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion, the City of Commerce deep-discount retailer said Tuesday, after months of talks with several groups interested in buying the company. The chain said it had...
  • $1.20 movie rental? Redbox-Warner deal expires

    Warner Bros.' deal with Redbox has expired with the two companies still at odds over how long consumers should wait to rent DVDs for $1.20 a night. As a result, kiosk rental company Redbox will have to buy Warner DVDs from retailers like Wal-Mart at a...
  • Waiting list is long for child care centers

    Waiting list is long for child care centers
    The wait list for a tandem of local, low-cost child care centers is 400 families deep, with some applicants on standby for as long as three years to land a coveted spot, officials said Tuesday. The Burbank Housing Corp. Child Development Center at...
  • Supervisor speaks up on studio plan

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky weighed in this week on NBCUniversal’s proposed 400-acre “Evolution Plan,” asking the company to drop efforts to build almost 3,000 residential units that are part of the proposed project....
  • Burbank firms push expansion of 3-D

    Burbank firms push expansion of 3-D
    Two Burbank companies are growing and spreading the 3-D gospel beyond feature films. Last month, “Avatar” director James Cameron helped relaunch the 3-D production firm Pace with a plan to hire more engineering talent and convince studios and...