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  • Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines

    Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines
    Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
  • Burbank parks report spotlights infrastructure needs

    Burbank parks report spotlights infrastructure needs
    A comprehensive assessment of the city’s 41 parks and recreation facilities identified $5.9 million in unfunded capital needs alone over the next five years, which city officials said is needed to pay for new playground equipment, bathroom and...
  • Bob Hope Airport taps its nest egg

    Bob Hope Airport taps its nest egg
    Burbank Bob Hope Airport is dipping into its final set of contingency funds to complete its new transportation center, but officials say the project should finish next year within its budget. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday...
  • Special Burbank school board meeting to focus on restoration

    In Burbank, an anticipated increase in revenues for the school district has educators beginning a new conversation about how to improve the education of local students after years of devastating budget cuts. On Thursday, the Burbank Unified school board...
  • On the Town: Building better fitness for foster care kids

    On the Town: Building better fitness for foster care kids
    Bodybuilding champions Ray and Rachele Rivera, owners of Burbank's Fitness is Art, staged a community fitness expo at their Magnolia Boulevard studio last week. The event, which gave participants the opportunity to test their physical skills through a...
  • In Theory: Should schools be a party to religious charities?

    Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues. East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
  • Report details Burbank's financial shape

    At the close of last fiscal year, the city still felt the sting of the loss of local redevelopment as the lack of that extra revenue contributed to a 7%, or $9.2-million, drop in tax revenue across the city’s 22 governmental funds, including the...
  • Report recommends 1.6% raise for Burbank attorneys union

    A state-appointed fact finder recommended a modest salary increase for members of the Burbank city attorneys union that’s far less than what the 11-member association had demanded after five years without a pay raise. In the fact-finding report...
  • Mayor praises city's financial health

    Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy touted the city’s strong financial health during the annual State of the City address Wednesday, pointing to the city’s hundreds of new businesses, balanced budget projections for the next five years and several...
  • 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....