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  • Letter: Focus on real efforts to save water

    Bryan Mahoney offers important information in his Sept. 3 column and all of us need to make efforts to save water in this unprecedented drought. But if Burbank Water and Power does not take the drought conditions seriously, there will not be widespread and sustained participation in water-conservation efforts. Remember that BWP put water conservation on the chopping block if it did not get its rate hike a few months ago. It will take more than a little postcard in the mail to convince chronic water wasters that water rationing in our state is a real possibility if people don't understand the magnitude of the situation.
  • Burb's Eye View: Saving water is another important challenge

    Burb's Eye View: Saving water is another important challenge
    By now you may have seen the videos on the Internet of the "Ice Bucket Challenge," a fundraiser that's pretty straight-forward: Step One: Obtain a bucket of ice water. Step Two: Pour the contents over your head and make a donation to the ALS Assn....

    Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations

    Burbank adopts mandatory water regulations
    Burbank residents will have to cut down on watering their lawns following mandatory regulations adopted unanimously by the City Council Tuesday at the behest of the state. Burbank Water and Power customers will be required to limit landscape...

    On the Town: Zoo keeps things wild at its Beastly Ball

    On the Town: Zoo keeps things wild at its Beastly Ball
    It's been called "one of the best parties in Los Angeles" and, for the 44th year, that's just what this year's Beastly Ball was for the 700-plus who attended the wild evening of fun, feasting and fundraising for the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn....

    Letter: What are BWP's 'rising costs'?

    Subsequent to the encouraging news that the City Council had rejected the proposed BWP increases, it now appears that the council is backing away from that vote because of a predicted depletion of BWP's cash reserves if rates are not increased. Both...