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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party

    On the Town: Elvis and Marilyn come to party
    While many Burbankers are aware that Elvis Presley rehearsed and recorded at Burbank's NBC Sound Studios back in 1968, far fewer know that for a short time in 1947, Marilyn Monroe was a Burbank resident living on South Avon Street. These two cultural...
  • L.A. County supervisor opposes Universal Studios housing plan

    L.A. County supervisor opposes Universal Studios housing plan
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky shot a torpedo at NBCUniversal's $3-billion "Evolution Plan," saying he opposes the company's proposal to build housing on part of its famous back lot in Universal City. The supervisor asked Universal Studios...
  • 'Evolution Plan' gets a new skeptic

    It seems that NBC Universal’s unwieldy plan to build 2 million square feet of new commercial space, including 500 hotel guest rooms and 2,937 residential units, attracted a powerful new skeptic this week in Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev...
  • Supervisor speaks up on studio plan

    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky weighed in this week on NBCUniversal’s proposed 400-acre “Evolution Plan,” asking the company to drop efforts to build almost 3,000 residential units that are part of the proposed project....
  • City grapples with filling NBC lot

    The race is on to find tenants to fill the space in Burbank’s media district currently occupied by NBCUniversal’s news operations, which will move out in late 2013. The company announced that it will move its news operations out of their...
  • 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...