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  • Federal grant for school resource officers comes with a catch

    Burbank received a federal grant to partially fund three school resource officers for the next three years — bumping up a program that has been reduced significantly in recent years — but it comes with a steep local match of nearly $1.2...
  • Burbank to consider imposing employment terms on city attorneys group

    The Burbank City Council next week is slated to consider imposing terms of employment on the Burbank city attorneys union after a year of unsuccessful labor negotiations. Negotiations between the city and the Burbank City Attorneys Assn. — which...
  • Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

    Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system
    WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system. The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
  • Burbank school district weighs funding priorities

    Burbank Unified is one of thousands of school districts across California in the midst of creating plans for how best to spend additional state funds on students, and they're seeking input from educators and parents as well as through an online survey....
  • Chinese film distributor invests in Burbank's Legendary Entertainment for two upcoming movies

    Chinese film distributor invests in Burbank's Legendary Entertainment for two upcoming movies
    China Film Co. Ltd., the largest film distributor in China, has invested in two forthcoming movies from Legendary Entertainment, the Burbank-based film finance and production company. Legendary East, an affiliated company of Legendary Entertainment,...
  • Tragedy leads to outpouring of support

    Tragedy leads to outpouring of support
    A Burbank man whose wife died shortly after she gave birth to their second son said he has been overwhelmed by the local community’s support and compassion in the wake of the tragedy. Five days after having Colin James “C.J.” Burgess at...
  • Airport noses ahead of budget projections

    Despite landing fees and parking revenues coming in lower than anticipated, Bob Hope Airport managed to end last fiscal year almost $150,000 ahead of budget projections, buoyed by rentals and film-shoot fees, according to a financial report released...
  • Burbank public service groups get bump in funding

    Burbank public service groups get bump in funding
    Burbank got an unexpected bump this year in federal grant funding to benefit local public service agencies, long reduced due to the sluggish economy, though the amount is still well below what the organizations had requested. The Burbank City Council...
  • Source of local match to fund school resource officers unclear

    School board members refuted a recent suggestion by city officials to have Burbank Unified help cover the cost of three school resource officers who would work in Burbank schools. Last fall, Burbank won a grant to partially fund the officers for the...
  • Anonymous donor helps keep Burbank's Colony Theatre going

    Anonymous donor helps keep Burbank's Colony Theatre going
    With apologies to Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the title of this theater tale could be "Out of the Woods." The Colony Theatre in Burbank said a fundraising push that began around Thanksgiving snowballed into about $260,000 -- more than five...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Disney 'very forthright' on cutting funds for Boy Scouts over gay leader ban

    The national commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America said the decision by Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. to cut funding for the organization over its ban on adult leaders who are gay was disappointing, but not a surprise. Tico Perez told the Orlando...