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  • Suit aims to stop Walmart from setting up Burbank shop

    Suit aims to stop Walmart from setting up Burbank shop
    Three local residents have filed a lawsuit against the city to stop a Walmart from opening in Burbank, alleging the city illegally cleared the way to issue building permits to the world's largest retailer without adequately investigating the store's...
  • Burb's Eye View: The tale of a Burbanker's lost wallet

    Donald Townsend lived through the Great Depression and came out a man who valued the things he had. That's why he stashed things in the secret panel of the floor of his closet, and in the hidden drawer of his wood dresser. It was in 1949 that the Burbank...
  • Work halted at Burbank Walmart site

    Work halted at Burbank Walmart site
    A court-ordered injunction issued Thursday against a planned Walmart in Burbank could sideline the project and force the city to prove the world's largest retailer won't cause significant harm to local roadways and businesses. Walmart had been planning...
  • Walmart stoppage no cause for celebration

    For the folks in Burbank who oppose Walmart under any and all circumstances, a California court’s recent decision to halt construction on our new store in Burbank is cause for celebration. But it is hardly good news for those in the construction...
  • Op-Ed: Walmart stoppage no cause for celebration

    For the folks in Burbank who oppose Walmart under any and all circumstances, a California court's recent decision to halt construction on our new store in Burbank is cause for celebration. But it is hardly good news for those in the construction industry...
  • Bob Hope Airport seeks to capitalize on West L.A. construction delays

    Bob Hope Airport seeks to capitalize on West L.A. construction delays
    Seeking to capitalize on the lengthy construction projects on the San Diego (405) Freeway and Los Angeles International Airport, officials at Bob Hope Airport will soon launch a $150,000 marketing campaign touting the regional airfield’s...
  • Burbank Walmart case has its trial date set

    Burbank Walmart case has its trial date set
    The legal battle to stop a Walmart from opening in Burbank is scheduled to go to trial on Aug. 17, when a judge will consider an injunction seeking to halt renovations at the new store site. The three Burbank residents seeking to stop the renovation...
  • Glendale City Council gives green light to Arts Colony

    Glendale City Council gives green light to Arts Colony
    Dozens of seniors filled City Council chambers Tuesday to oppose a $29.9-million affordable housing project for creative industry workers planned for downtown Glendale, but the showing wasn’t enough to prevent approval of the final design and a city...
  • Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake

    Glendale seeks better preparedness after 1994 Northridge quake
    In the 20 years since the 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake shook Southern California, Glendale has rebounded with stricter building codes and better communication among its public safety agencies. The devastating temblor, which struck at 4:31 a.m....
  • La Cañada looking toward an active 2014

    La Cañada looking toward an active 2014
    La Cañadans can expect a busy year ahead. Residents will watch sound walls being constructed while a Gelson’s opens in a popular shopping center in the city. City officials will tackle issues such as affordable housing and off-leash dogs. On the...
  • La Cañada's affordable housing options in question

    More than 50 La Cañada Flintridge residents filled the Council Chambers on Tuesday night to oppose locations identified by the city for affordable housing, group homes and homeless shelters. The residents claimed that such housing options would not fit...
  • Verdugo Views: Remembering an old theater's golden days

    Verdugo Views: Remembering an old theater's golden days
    Local residents turned out in huge numbers for the opening of Lon Bard's Glendale Theatre near Adams and Colorado streets in October of 1925, built on property owned by local businessman M. G. Khodigian. In fact, so many showed up that some couldn't...