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  • Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama

    Year in Review: City manager Mike Flad leaves, Burbank sees first homicide in 3 years, Rebecca Mieliwocki recognized by Obama
    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...
  • Why no year-round swim season?

    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...
  • DeBell Golf Club seems headed for the green

    DeBell Golf Club seems headed for the green
    A year after the struggling DeBell Golf Club tapped into a $1-million loan designed to pull it out of the red, the course appears to be on the path to financial recovery. The loan was part of a $2-million bailout package approved by the City Council...
  • Burbank scrambles for IKEA deal

    Burbank scrambles for IKEA deal
    Burbank has initiated a series of funding deals to keep IKEA — a top sales-tax revenue generator — within city limits. The Swedish furniture retailer — a retail powerhouse in Burbank for more than two decades — has outgrown its...
  • The high cost of sending students outdoors

    In Burbank, many fifth-graders live for Outdoor Science School — the handful of days when they venture to the mountains or ocean to hike trails with naturalists, sing songs by the campfire and sleep in bunks. The tradition has lasted more than 20...
  • Water rates a top concern for Burbank residents

    Burbank residents set the City Council agenda this week at three town hall meetings the council hosted to hear from constituents in a more casual setting outside City Hall. Their chief complaint? Steep water bills. Residents frustrated about the...
  • Burbank city clerk faces election contest

    Burbank city clerk faces election contest
    The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
  • Legendary Entertainment nears raising $250 million in financing

    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. The...
  • Cuts loom for bus services

    Cuts loom for bus services
    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...
  • Four vie for two remaining seats on city council

    It’s crunch time for the four City Council hopefuls, who have less than a month to knock on as many doors and raise as much money for their campaigns as possible before ballots are mailed out for the April 9 general election. The stakes were raised...
  • There's still hope amid loss of state money

    Burbank took a huge hit this week when state officials in charge of winding down local redevelopment stripped the city of roughly $30.5 million that had previously been earmarked for affordable housing projects. It was the latest ax to fall after the...
  • Audit praises Burbank Unified's spending cuts, but calls for ongoing vigilance

    Burbank Unified has done a good job of tamping down spending, but will need to maintain its vigilance after spending $4 million more than it took in for 2011-12, a recent audit concluded. The $4-million overage was due to $2 million in state education...