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  • DC moves westward

    The Green Lantern is coming, but the news crews are leaving. Warner Bros. Studios will bring workers with subsidiary DC Entertainment from New York to Burbank over the next 16 months. DC Entertainment is the movie and game arm of DC Comics, publisher...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • More time to grow suggested for Warner Bros.

    Planning commissioners this week recommended that the city extend major development agreements with Warner Bros. by another 15 years, giving the studio more time to grow. The development agreements with the city were approved in 1995 and allowed for 20...
  • Council hopefuls plead their case

    Council hopefuls plead their case
    With an $8.8-million budget gap looming over City Hall, candidates for City Council took a hard line this week against continuing merit-based bonuses for city employees. Last fiscal year, city workers got a combined $1 million in bonuses, even as City...
  • Keep tabs on NBC project's impact

    With the inertia of a 400-acre NBC Universal development pushing potential traffic and woes ever closer to Burbank's boundaries, the City Council officially lodged its concerns this week for an important environmental impact report. The massive Universal...
  • Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board

    Leader announces endorsements for City Council, school board
    Leader backs Bric, Gabel-Luddy for Burbank City Council A down economy, ongoing police oversight issues, impacts of a new airport transit center and a behemoth Universal City development adjacent to Burbank, a possible high-speed rail corridor —...
  • Disney, Time-Warner pony up against Prop. 24

    The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
  • Development's traffic impact questioned

    Development's traffic impact questioned
    City officials are looking into whether developers of a massive NBC Universal project are underestimating how the added traffic will affect surrounding streets in West Burbank. The influx could be significant. The nearly 400-acre site for the NBC...
  • NBC project needs to be judged realistically

    Residents take solace: A draft environmental impact report for the massive NBC Universal development on the west side of town should have a minimal effect on traffic. That is, if you believe all the people using 2 million square feet of commercial space,...
  • NBCUniversal scraps plan to build housing on Universal back lot

    NBCUniversal scraps plan to build housing on Universal back lot
    NBCUniversal has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot and hopes instead to add movie and television production facilities and expand the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. The new $1.6-billion...
  • Gabel-Luddy calls revised 'Evolution' plans 'very constructive'

    Gabel-Luddy calls revised 'Evolution' plans 'very constructive'
    Burbank Councilwoman Emily Gabel-Luddy called NBCUniversal’s announcement that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its back lot"very constructive," but said she still had concerns about the traffic impact. The new...
  • NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan

    NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan
    NBC Universal's announcement this week that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot was praised by local and regional officials who feared the massive mixed-use project would overwhelm public facilities...