| 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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Burbank officials have set a self-imposed Nov. 15 deadline to hammer out a deal with a new operator for the city’s recycling center — even if the prospective newcomer was selected by the current contractor who is accused of making almost $33...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:13 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:59 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:55 PM
As Walmart considers what to do with the Great Indoors site near the Empire Center, the company has assured Burbank city officials that it will seek public input on amenities and store hours, should they choose to move in.
Walmart spokesman Steven...
| 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....