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  • Burbank officials recall '94 quake

    Burbank officials recall '94 quake
    David Schmitt was jolted awake on Jan. 17, 1994, when the Northridge earthquake hit early that morning. A Burbank fire engineer at the time, Schmitt immediately made sure his house along with his neighbors’ homes were secure. Roughly an hour...
  • Burbank school board to ponder top leader's salary

    Burbank school board to ponder top leader's salary
    Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz could potentially receive a $15,000 raise if the school board approves it while discussing her contract on Thursday. Britz, who replaced former superintendent Stan Carrizosa, took the helm of the district in July 2012....
  • An iPod, cellphones stolen in two break-ins in Burbank

    Two break-ins were reported to Burbank police Wednesday, one at a cellphone store and another at a hillside home, police said. Just before 5 a.m., police responded to an alarm that had sounded at ATM Wireless, located in the 400 block of North...
  • Talks to raise Burbank superintendent's pay delayed

    The Burbank Unified School Board decided to postpone a discussion Thursday night about whether to give its top administrator a $15,000 raise. Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz requested to pull the item at the start of the meeting. The proposal would have...
  • Letter: Old IKEA will open up room for Walmart

    Letter: Old IKEA will open up room for Walmart
    The time is now to resolve the Empire Center Walmart issue. Opponents discuss increased traffic around the center and at the busy Burbank Boulevard/Victory intersection. There is a retail location that will open in the next year or so that has ample...
  • Burbank man arrested in connection with double-stabbing

    Burbank man arrested in connection with double-stabbing
    A 24-year-old Burbank man was arrested in connection with a double-stabbing on Saturday afternoon that left two men hospitalized with serious injuries, police said. The suspect, identified by police as Eric Petrossian, was arrested on suspicion of assault...
  • Couple uses mattress to catch toddler as he falls from window

    Couple uses mattress to catch toddler as he falls from window
    A couple moving into a new apartment saved a 3-year-old boy — using a mattress — after he fell out of a third-story window on Sunday, police said. The boy climbed out of the window apparently to retrieve his stuffed animals, which he had...
  • Letter: Two megastores, two different reactions

    How come a giant IKEA is OK for Burbank, but a Walmart isn't? Is it because one is union and the other is not? Gerry Maltster Burbank
  • Letter: Public input was kept out of IKEA deal

    To nobody's surprise, the Burbank City Council approved the new IKEA project and agreed to nearly all of the concessions that IKEA requested. The entire approval process was a virtual sham that was not publicized, did not actively solicit public comments,...
  • Hearing held for Santa Monica Pier stabbing suspects

    Attorneys for three Burbank men charged in connection with a double stabbing at the Santa Monica Pier in January said Monday that one of the men was defending himself after being provoked and attacked, while the other two weren’t involved in the...
  • Bob Hope Airport's top cop gets raise

    Bob Hope Airport's top cop gets raise
    Bob Hope Airport Police Chief Ed Skvarna is getting a 4% pay raise this year following a unanimous vote on Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority. The chief’s annual salary is now $168,730, according to a staff report. Skvarna...
  • Burbank Public Library seeks reading mascot suggestions

    Library officials are seeking design ideas from the public for a costumed mascot to help “champion reading and literacy in our community.” The Burbank Public Library is accepting design submissions until Friday at 5 p.m. The creator of the...