| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:41 PM
As more than $40 million in Measure S bond funds starts trickling in, Burbank school officials spent about $33,000 tackling various facility upgrades during the first month of funding, according to a recent report.
As of June 30, most of the spending...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:32 PM
More than two years after the collapse of Lehman Bros., Burbank is still pining for the $10 million it lost in the deal.
Following Lehman’s declaration of bankruptcy in September 2008, Burbank filed a lawsuit alleging top executives of the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Most parking tickets will cost drivers an extra $3 under a revenue-bumping plan approved by the City Council this week.
The increase will apply to all parking violations, save those involving street sweeping, and will be fully implemented in the coming...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Students in Burbank may have a reliable set of wheels a little longer than expected after the Burbank City Council issued a stay of execution on the Got Wheels program on Tuesday night.
The council voted unanimously to direct city officials to return...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 6:14 PM
A shakeup by lawmakers in Washington, D.C., could have repercussions in Burbank if a big earthquake hits.
Burbank City Council, which issued its stamp of approval for federal appropriation requests last week, is angling for another $500,000 to complete a...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:59 PM
The rising costs of employee retirement benefits will force Burbank to spend $10.7-million more next fiscal year, bringing the total to $33.5 million, according to city records.
The higher contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A planned transit center for Bob Hope Airport got a $90-million boost this week after officials signed off on issuing the bond debt.
The Burbank City Council approved the bonds, which will be issued by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority....
| 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....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:44 PM
The City Council this week decided to spend $300,000 from a fund reserved for stabilizing the city budget on after-middle youth programs, but left open the possibility of diverting money used for employee bonuses.
Councilman David Gordon on Tuesday...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:36 AM
City Council members defended their decision to allocate $2 million to save the DeBell Golf Club from financial ruin, while at the same time cutting firefighting resources, city youth jobs and library improvements.
The rescue package includes a $1-...