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  • Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations

    Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations
    An outside consultant has determined that the Burbank Unified School District — despite confusing record keeping that had raised accountability questions — accurately reported how it spent roughly $274 million during the past 15 years. The...
  • He's working from within

    The truth is finally out. There are checking account fees in bank accounts that are exorbitant. The banks took advantage of the investors’ lackadaisical attitude. This doesn’t only apply to checking accounts, but also to mutual funds, bond...
  • Ron Kaye: Where are the questions?

    Merci beaucoup, Burbank! Call me naïve (I only studied French for a year), but I have a hard time understanding why the Burbank City Council last month approved a private school — Lycee International de Los Angeles — using the city's...
  • Why no year-round swim season?

    Thanks again to the Burbank Leader for your recent coverage of the Verdugo Pool construction status. Without your continuing stories, how would anyone in Burbank know what is happening with the pools, swimming and aquatics? Perhaps Burbank's new public...
  • Burbank clears financial audit

    An independent audit of the city’s 2010-11 finances gave Burbank the highest possible rating. Financial Services Director Cindy Giraldo said the audit by the accounting firm McGladrey and Pullen was completed in December. The review also...
  • Bob Hope dealt blow by carrier's departure

    Bob Hope dealt blow by carrier's departure
    The decision by American Airlines to pull out of Bob Hope Airport might further harm an airfield that has been grappling with a yearlong slide in passenger numbers, which gained the notice of an important credit rating agency. American, which made up 7....
  • City to hold DeBell study session

    City to hold DeBell study session
    In an effort to make oversight of the troubled DeBell Golf Club as transparent as possible, the City Council will schedule a special study session to discuss recently enacted reform measures. Councilman Dave Golonski on Tuesday lobbied for the meeting,...
  • Council votes 'no' on gym proposal

    CITY HALL — Fresh off of approving a new comedy club and 24 Hour Fitness, Burbank officials have pushed back against proposed changes to the downtown shopping district, rebuffing a request to build a Gold's Gym and possibly more restaurants into the...
  • Airport approves budget

    AIRPORT DISTRICT — Bob Hope Airport officials Monday unanimously approved a $96-million budget that will pay for several major infrastructure projects, such as runway improvements and work on a new regional transit center. The 2010-11 budget for...
  • Range of fees set to rise

    CITY HALL — Everything from water to trash pickup will likely be more expensive after the City Council on Tuesday tentatively approved raising rates to help meet increased costs. The fee hikes must still come back June 22 for a final vote as...
  • Water execs in line for raise

    CITY HALL — Two weeks after city officials approved water rate hikes as part of the new budget, officials are recommending considerable pay raises for the utility's general manager and senior executives. The City Council on Tuesday is scheduled...
  • La Cañada school district balances state mandates

    As La Cañada Unified enters a new fiscal year, officials find themselves caught between conflicting state legislation that mandates districts to pay more into the teacher retirement system but limits the amount of money they are able to save from year...