| Jan 15, 2011
A major source of funds for city services would be diverted to state coffers under a proposal Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled this week as part of his effort to slash a $28-billion state deficit.
Brown's budget calls for the Burbank Redevelopment Agency and...
| Jan 19, 2011
The Burbank City Council is reconsidering its decision to cut a $52,000 after-school program as the nonprofit that stepped in to fill the void warned that it may not be able to shoulder the financial burden for much longer.
The Burbank Boys and Girls...
| Jan 29, 2011
Bragg was raised in Eagle Rock and moved to Burbank in 1998 when he married his wife, Holly Roy, a Burbank native. He is the father of three children, who attend Burbank schools. Bragg has been involved in numerous service organizations and groups,...
| 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....
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2012
Merci beaucoup, Burbank!
Call me naïve (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...
| 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.
| Jul 10, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Thanks again to the Burbank Leader for your recent coverage of the Verdugo Pool construction status. Without your continuing stories, how would anyone in Burbank know what is happening with the pools, swimming and aquatics? Perhaps Burbank's new public...