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  • 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...
  • Letter: New IKEA can have huge impact on city

    Thanks to Sharon Springer for her piece on a better plan for the new IKEA store (“Building a better plan for a new IKEA, op-ed, Feb. 12). I am very concerned about the future of my neighborhood during and after the store is built. Those concerns...
  • 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: 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,...
  • Op-ed: Building a better plan for IKEA

    There is little effort being made to mitigate the negative impacts of the proposed new IKEA at 805 S. San Fernando Blvd. between Alameda and Verdugo. There are benefits to IKEA expanding in Burbank: jobs, sales tax revenue, recycling underutilized real...
  • Ikea museum to open in Sweden in 2015

    Ikea museum to open in Sweden in 2015
    Ikea, the home furnishings store of choice for college dorms and bachelor pads around the world, is creating a new museum that is expected to open in the fall of 2015. The company will turn its first store in Älmhult, Sweden into a museum that will...
  • 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...
  • There's still hope amid loss of state money

    Burbank took a huge hit this week when state officials in charge of winding down local redevelopment stripped the city of roughly $30.5 million that had previously been earmarked for affordable housing projects. It was the latest ax to fall after the...
  • Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph

    Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama

    Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city’s chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...
  • Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site

    Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site
    Burbank on Monday approved the sale of the IKEA building to a local developer, setting the stage for the furniture giant to move forward with plans to roughly double its operation in the city and become its biggest location in the country. City...