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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...
Movie studios, car rental companies, government agencies — all were wooed by proponents of electric cars, test drives and all, at Bob Hope Airport this week in an effort to increase the use of the zero- and low-emissions vehicles. “An airport...
Tags: National Government, BMW, Jay Leno, Tesla, Bob Hope
After months of intense neighborhood opposition, the developer of a proposed project for 50 single-family homes now plans to sell the roughly five-acre site in Burbank's Rancho area to a private school for an undisclosed price. The property, a former...
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Numerous residents at a community meeting last week at the Buena Vista Library said they had never heard of the Rancho Review Board, the only neighborhood review board in Burbank. “Yes, this is the only neighborhood with a review board,”...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Architecture
Roughly 250 people packed the Buena Vista Library Wednesday to stake out positions on a 120-unit residential project proposed for a lot in the Rancho District. Although the intention of the meeting was to discuss the Rancho District’s future as...
A 120-unit residential project proposed for the former General Motors training site in the Rancho District is expected to be a hot topic during a community Wednesday night. While the focus of the meeting is to discuss the neighborhood’s future...
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General Motors on Wednesday became the latest company to pull ads from KFI’s "John and Ken" show in support of a boycott pressed by Latino and immigrant-rights activists who say the popular radio show promotes hate speech. The National Hispanic...
A preliminary hearing for the homeless man accused of shooting two police officers outside a busy Kmart is scheduled for March 1 in Burbank. Police say Jamie Willard managed to grab an officer's gun and begin firing despite being handcuffed behind his...
DOWNTOWN — Large sport-utility vehicles have become a recent target of break-ins, police said, with bandits smashing windows to steal valuable third-row seats. At least 35 similar break-in burglaries have occurred this year, often midday at busy...
The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the country's third-largest purchaser of health benefits, said its health insurance premiums next year would increase 3%, on average, for nearly 1.3 million members. The giant pension fund said that...
Gov. Rick Perry is fond of saying that Texas is "wide open for business." A couple of months ago he was in Illinois offering hope to local companies suffering from burdensome government regulation. "There is an escape route to economic freedom," he said,...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Car Buying, GM, Porsche J.D. Power and Associates has released its annual Initial Quality Study, and this year, Porsche and General Motors took the spotlight. The study, which asks new car owners to report problems experienced during the...
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