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  • 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...
  • Burbank officials call CalPERS plan 'a good thing'

    Burbank officials this week said plans by the state's pension agency for public employees to increase employer contributions will sting in the short term, but "is a good thing" for the city's long-term financial health. The California Public Employees'...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Legal action over redevelopment funds an option for Burbank

    Burbank city officials say they may sue over being forced to turn over millions of dollars to the state as a result of closing down local redevelopment operations. Per the California Department of Finance’s request, Burbank cut a $24.3-million...