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  • Letter: Larger IKEA presence raises concerns

    Burbank has been my home since 1959, when I was a sophomore at John Burroughs High School. During the intervening years I have watched Burbank grow and prosper, while continuing to retain its safe, comfortable ambience. Now with the building of the new,...
  • Letter: IKEA plan needs further vetting

    There are many pluses to the new IKEA mega-store if a more thought-out plan could mitigate the negative impacts of such a massive project. Sharon Springer, whose excellent op-ed article appeared in the Feb. 12 Leader, is a member of the Sustainable...
  • Letter: Issues deserve study, action

    Sharon Springer’s op-ed article of Feb. 12 brings up some important issues. If IKEA wishes to be a good neighbor in building their new expansive store in the proposed location on San Fernando Boulevard, those issues need to be recognized and...
  • Letter: City should not be a doormat to developers

    Re: “Building a better plan for a new IKEA,” op-ed, Feb. 12. The city of Burbank needs to grow up and understand that it’s not a doormat for property developers. That t IKEA development has passed through the city staff and Planning...
  • Planning board to review IKEA expansion project in Burbank

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA may get one step closer next week to building its largest store in the United States as its proposed expansion project is slated to come before the Burbank Planning Board on Monday. The retailer announced a little more...
  • A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline

    A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline
    The New Year brings a time of reflection and hope. The Media City has plenty to look forward to in 2014, though the calendar seems packed with development. The airport is planning to open its transportation center, two hotels are slated to break ground,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Burbank police see success in bike registration event

    Burbank police see success in bike registration event
    To help return lost or stolen bikes to their rightful owners, the Burbank Police hosted a first-ever event in which they helped register the bicycles of 301 people on Saturday. As bikers rode down the Chandler Bikeway near Keystone Street, police...