| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Park and recreation officials have created a five-year plan prioritizing capital improvements at city parks, with playground equipment at the top, followed by restroom renovations, picnic shade structures, baseball field shade structures and seating at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:24 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2014
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."...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:54 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:14 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:54 PM
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...