| Oct 11, 2011
| 8:19 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 7:43 PM
Warner Bros. on Monday recalled collectible glasses depicting Superman and other characters after a study found the glasses contain dangerous levels of lead.
The announcement came after the Associated Press reported that the collectible drinking...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Two local businesses with deep ties to the military and aviation sectors recently got huge lifts from a federally funded training program.
Burbank’s Centerpoint Manufacturing and Glendale’s Accurate Dial & Nameplate are poised to pick up work...
| Jan 12, 2011
Mark Kulkis went undercover for a little industrial espionage before launching his gleaming new specialty salad bar, the Chop Stop, on San Fernando Road in Burbank last week.
Kulkis was hired on at an entry-level job at a nearby chain restaurant that he...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2010
The taxi fleet in Burbank is getting greener, and soon those greener pastures will make their way to Glendale.
The City Cab lot near Bob Hope Airport sports roughly 110 taxi cabs and minivans. Forty-six of those vehicles, or 42%, are now either gas-...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Roughly 200 positions are expected to be eliminated by the Walt Disney Co., most to be absorbed by the company’s Burbank headquarters, in a round of layoffs next week, according to a company source.
Some of the positions to be eliminated currently...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The Burbank Arts for All Foundation kicks off its inaugural gala, titled “Party on the Plaza,” by honoring a local company and two individuals — Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Burbank teacher Beth Morrison and Burbank PTA Council...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
NBC Universal's announcement this week that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot was praised by local and regional officials who feared the massive mixed-use project would overwhelm public facilities...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:16 PM
And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
It stands proudly alongside...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A new Crunch gym has opened in downtown Burbank following the huge success of the company's West Hollywood location, which has become a trendy work-out spot for celebrities and entertainment-industry types.
Burbank's identity as the “entertainment...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Employees of Viacom celebrated a day of giving back to the community by adding their creative touches to Linden House, a transitional facility for young adults run by the Family Service Agency of Burbank.
Viacommunity Day is an annual event that brings...