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  • Op-Ed: Questions remain about IKEA site

    The Burbank IKEA currently sits on a city-owned piece of property at 600 N. San Fernando Blvd., adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. The IKEA is also the beneficiary of a 95-year, rent-free lease from the city of which 72 years still remain. Even with the...
  • IKEA land deal tabled as Burbank awaits fate of state decision

    IKEA land deal tabled as Burbank awaits fate of state decision
    State finance officials have temporarily squashed a series of land deals put in motion by the Burbank City Council last month to keep IKEA within city limits, officials reported this week. The Swedish furniture retailer has outgrown its current digs and...
  • As government deal stalls, IKEA announces own plans to expand in Burbank

    As government deal stalls, IKEA announces own plans to expand in Burbank
    In a surprise announcement Thursday, IKEA announced plans to go ahead with a new store in Burbank that will be nearly twice the size of its current location. The new store – if approved by the city – would be open in 2016 and be built on 22...
  • IKEA stakes a bold future in Burbank

    IKEA’s surprise announcement this week that it was moving ahead with plans to expand in a huge way must have sent a collective sigh of relief through City Hall, where just days before a complicated, redevelopment-related land deal to hold on to...
  • Riveted by IKEA's sense of scale

    In your article about IKEA’s plans to move to a new store site (IKEA plans to move its furniture,” Nov. 17), one fact riveted me. IKEA officials claim they need to build a store that is twice as big as the one they’re currently using...
  • IKEA will also bring more traffic

    OK, Burbank people, show us you are not dumb. You are going to get the largest IKEA ever at San Fernando Road and Alameda, streets with two lanes each way and you had to complain about traffic if Walmart came in. Well, I agree about the traffic....
  • Take pride in the city's open doors

    Where else in the greater Los Angeles metro area do residents get a one-on-one session with their city council to voice concerns over everything from the local hookah bar to a neighbor's brown hillside? Burbank, of course. There are few places left in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Larger Burbank IKEA builds momentum

    Larger Burbank IKEA builds momentum
    State finance officials this week approved the sale of the IKEA property, putting the Swedish furniture giant one step closer to nearly doubling its current operation in Burbank and building its largest retail store in the U.S. The move — in which...
  • No horse meat in U.S. Ikea products, company says

    No horse meat in U.S. Ikea products, company says
    Responding to reports that investigators in the Czech Republic found equine evidence in the chain's frozen meatballs, Ikea said that all meatballs sold in its U.S. stores are sourced from an American supplier and "contain only beef and pork from animals...
  • Police Report - March 1, 2011

    Area 1: 1100 block of North Buena Vista Street, at 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 25, a 20-year-old Burbank man was riding his Razor scooter when three Latino men stopped him and demanded his property. One of the men punched the victim in the face. One suspect was 6...