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  • Leader Editorial: The lights go up on a new stage

    Burbank’s previous claim to fame as home of “The Tonight Show” will shift by 2016 to the “Home of the Most Gigantic IKEA in the United States,” following the unanimous decision this week of the City Council to approve the...
  • Burbank park officials plan upgrades

    Burbank park officials plan upgrades
    Park and recreation officials have created a five-year plan prioritizing capital improvements at city parks, with playground equipment at the top, followed by restroom renovations, picnic shade structures, baseball field shade structures and seating at...
  • 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...
  • Op-Ed: Burbank Walmart could create 250 new jobs

    As president and chief executive of the Valley Economic Alliance, I have the opportunity to speak with many people about the challenges the Valley faces and what can be done to make it a better place to do business and live in. Late last year, IKEA...
  • 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...
  • IKEA has parallels to Walmart fight

    As reported, IKEA wants to relocate their Burbank store to San Fernando Road and Providencia Avenue. The new building will be twice the size of the current facility. So you thought Walmart would cause a traffic problem. The proposed site for the new IKEA...
  • Objections to Walmart opposition

    I don’t understand the logic behind approval for the new IKEA store and the constant delays in approving the Walmart store. Burbank deserves the same choices and convenience that so many others have benefited from across L.A. County with their...