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  • Residents weigh in on aircraft noise at Bob Hope Airport

    Burbank resident Mike Moynahan said when his family lived on Evergreen Street in 1997, planes from Bob Hope Airport would shake the walls of their home during the night and wake his infant daughter.
  • 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. The lead abatement process will likely continue for the next week before a...

    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...

    In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform

    In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform
    Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals. But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...

    Burbank utility ups the rebate ante

    Burbank Water and Power is boosting incentives for residents who purchase certain energy-efficient home appliances. As the weather heats up, the utility is offering higher rebates for customers who buy more efficient air conditioning units, pool pumps...