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  • Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...
  • Pedestrian struck by SUV in a coma, police say

    Pedestrian struck by SUV in a coma, police say
    An elderly Burbank pedestrian remained hospitalized Friday after suffering severe head injuries Thursday morning when she was struck by an SUV, police said. On Friday afternoon, the 87-year-old woman was in a coma after undergoing surgery, according to...
  • Letter: IKEA approval has raised real concerns

    I want to thank the Citizens Advocating Rational Development and their president Nick Green for speaking out about the real ecological problems in the plan for the new IKEA store, which was steamrolled through the City Council meeting on March 11 and...
  • Letter: IKEA is the Swedish Walmart

    Did the three Burbank women who filed a lawsuit against Walmart ever file a lawsuit against IKEA, whose employees are also non-union? Or because IKEA’s very large store would also bring increased traffic? IKEA’s factory employees in Sweden...
  • Letter: IKEA will save us from a grim future

    Re: “IKEA plans are in the hands of City Council,” March 8: Burbank during the coming years better take advantage of every commercial opportunity that comes its way because tomorrow's news pages may not be so pleasant. The Burbank City...
  • Officials say electrical wiring caused fire at Burbank triplex

    Officials say electrical wiring caused fire at Burbank triplex
    The fire that ripped through a Burbank triplex on Wednesday was reportedly caused by an electrical wiring malfunction and caused an estimated $560,000 in damage, authorities said. When firefighters arrived to the 700 block of East Palm Avenue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Burbank town hall covers group homes, pot holes and other resident concerns

    The Burbank City Council heard a wide variety of concerns at Tuesday’s town hall meeting, with residents griping about group homes potentially moving into residential areas, inadequate public noticing on city meetings and hearings, pot holes on city...
  • Burbank City Council to vote on IKEA project

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA will face its final hurdle next week in its quest to build its largest store in the country, with the Burbank City Council set to consider the project on Tuesday. The retailer has the Burbank Planning Board on its side, which...