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  • In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?
    Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock formations underground in order to extract natural gas.
  • Woman files discrimination lawsuit against city of Burbank

    A 50-year-old African American city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank alleging race and age discrimination after multiple unsuccessful attempts to get a new job with the city, records show. Terri Quickley, an 11-year city clerical...

    Burb's Eye View: Phone-booth project calls out domestic abuse

    Burb's Eye View: Phone-booth project calls out domestic abuse
    The four phone booths inside the Burbank Town Center Mall may have looked at home there 20 or 30 years ago. Not Monday. A man walked past them, stopping his stride to consider for a moment what he’d just seen. Yes, there are four phone booths in...

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion

    Nonprofit group files petition against Burbank IKEA expansion
    A social advocacy nonprofit organization is asking a judge to void the city’s approval of the IKEA expansion project, arguing that the city failed to prepare an adequate environmental impact report, records show. Citizens Advocating Rational...

    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...