| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Burbank officials this week said plans by the state's pension agency for public employees to increase employer contributions will sting in the short term, but "is a good thing" for the city's long-term financial health.
The California Public Employees'...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants.
The Dutch survey,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:47 PM
Legendary Entertainment, the finance and production company behind "The Dark Knight" and this weekend's"Wrath of the Titans,"is close to raising about $250 million in new financing, according to knowledgeable people unauthorized to speak publicly.
| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Transportation commissioners this week discussed the possibility of cutting bus service for seniors and the disabled on weekends, or perhaps confining the schedule to either Saturday or Sunday.
The options emerged Monday as commissioners continued...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:25 PM
About $15 million in redevelopment funds intended for capital improvement projects could still remain available for several community development projects, including the Lundigan Community Center and improvements to Johnny Carson Park, despite efforts...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:11 PM
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....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:30 PM
From Social Security to abortion, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his GOP challenger, Phil Jennerjahn, differed on just about everything during a debate at Burbank City Hall Monday night sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts.
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Despite a precipitous drop in parking revenues and the loss of American Airlines, Bob Hope Airport managed to squeak ahead of budget projections for fiscal year 2012, according to a report released this week.
According to the year-end fiscal numbers...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:28 AM
While the recession dealt Burbank some economic blows, the 101-year-old city's financial health is stable — sales tax revenues are rising and new infrastructure projects are on the horizon, Burbank Mayor Dave Golonski said Wednesday during the...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Interest rates for bonds sold to construct a new transit center at Bob Hope Airport came in lower than expected, reducing the annual debt obligation by more than $1.25 million, officials reported Monday.
About a half hour later, the Burbank-Glendale-...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Burbank might be able to use one-time money to plug a projected $1.1-million budget gap for next fiscal year — but that's only if the City Council approves a collection of utility, sewer and trash-collection rate increases.