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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 City Council agrees to fund second school officer position

    A second police officer will likely be deployed at Burbank schools this coming fiscal year after the Burbank City Council agreed last week to fund another school-resource officer position, touting the value of officer-student relationships in non-...
  • Burbank council to take a swing at DeBell backlog

    The City Council on Thursday will consider how to tackle the backlog of unfunded capital improvements at DeBell Golf Club, with city officials having suggested a number of options that include forgiving two loans that together total $3.5 million or...
  • Burbank decides against funding more campus police

    Burbank decides against funding more campus police
    Burbank students won’t be seeing three more cops on campus next year, as the Burbank City Council on Tuesday voted to decline a partial grant — which came with a steep local match — to fund the three school resource officer positions for...