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  • Verdugo Rec Center roof project includes lead abatement

    Verdugo Rec Center roof project includes lead abatement
    Crews over the last week have been performing lead abatement on the roof of the Verdugo Recreation Center as part of a $140,000 roof replacement project, city officials said.
  • Burbank schools may get $3.3M in energy efficiency funds

    Burbank school officials are hopeful they will receive up to $3.3 million in state funds to spend over the next five years to make upgrades at school facilities to make them more energy efficient. Late last month, the Burbank Unified school board...

    Officials remain puzzled over lingering fumes

    Officials remain puzzled over lingering fumes
    David Starr Jordan Middle School’s main office remains closed several months after the school’s roof was replaced, due to employees at the school site still able to detect lingering fumes. Concerns about the fumes among employees began...

    Op-ed: Building a better plan for IKEA

    There is little effort being made to mitigate the negative impacts of the proposed new IKEA at 805 S. San Fernando Blvd. between Alameda and Verdugo. There are benefits to IKEA expanding in Burbank: jobs, sales tax revenue, recycling underutilized real...

    Letter: Water policies need to change

    Re: “Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays,” burbankleader.com, Dec. 7. The recent water main break in the area should suggest a need to rethink the status quo. Change, including more competition with how the area&...