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  • City seeks funding for $5-million park redesign

    City seeks funding for $5-million park redesign
    The redesign of Johnny Carson Park is underway, and city officials could tap three grants to help cover the estimated $5-million price tag. The city has been setting aside money for the project — $2.5 million so far through the Redevelopment...
  • Airport budget squeaks ahead

    Airport budget squeaks ahead
    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...
  • Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations

    Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations
    An outside consultant has determined that the Burbank Unified School District — despite confusing record keeping that had raised accountability questions — accurately reported how it spent roughly $274 million during the past 15 years. The...
  • He's working from within

    The truth is finally out. There are checking account fees in bank accounts that are exorbitant. The banks took advantage of the investors’ lackadaisical attitude. This doesn’t only apply to checking accounts, but also to mutual funds, bond...
  • At State of the City address, Burbank mayor bullish on the future

    At State of the City address, Burbank mayor bullish on the future
    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...
  • Theater of survival

    Theater of survival
    Actress Mariette Hartley has been through drama before, with decades of experience in film, television and on local stages, beginning with a Los Angeles production of “A Midsummer Night's Dream” with Bert Lahr. But she experienced suspense...
  • City helps French prep school acquire loan

    City helps French prep school acquire loan
    Burbank has agreed to join a state financing authority so that a private French-language prep school can obtain a $12-million tax-exempt loan to revamp a site it plans to use as a school. The move is a rare show of government-backed economic development...
  • Burbank avoids major pain in closing $1.3M gap to approve new budget

    Burbank avoids major pain in closing $1.3M gap to approve new budget
    The City Council this week approved Burbank’s $636-million budget after closing a $1.3-million gap — a relatively small wound compared to other cities that have been hit especially hard by the loss of local redevelopment. The $1.3-million...
  • Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer

    Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer
    When the City Council convenes on June 28 to fill the vacated positions of city clerk and city treasurer, they’ll have 17 applicants representing a wide swath of the local political sphere to choose from. The two spots are typically elected...
  • Bob Hope Airport hikes fees to realign budget

    Bob Hope Airport hikes fees to realign budget
    Burbank Bob Hope Airport commissioners approved a budget this week which included a 21% hike in airline landing fees and a decrease in projected parking revenues as the airfield grapples with dropping passenger counts and a lackluster financial picture....
  • Ron Kaye: Where are the questions?

    Merci beaucoup, Burbank! Call me na´ve (I only studied French for a year), but I have a hard time understanding why the Burbank City Council last month approved a private school — Lycee International de Los Angeles — using the city's...
  • Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph

    Year in Review: A year of tragedy and triumph
    A massive manhunt for a missing FBI agent, the surprise departure of the city's chief executive, a National Teacher of the Year, tragic suicide and long-sought closure for the family of a murdered Burbank police officer. The year 2012 was full of...