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  • Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary

    Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary
    Delegates and a dance theater group from Burbank’s sister city of Incheon, South Korea, commemorated the 50-year relationship this week with dance performances, dinners and, on Tuesday, the ribbon-cutting for sculptures symbolizing the friendship....
  • Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus

    Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus
    Burbank Water and Power unveiled its $40-million “eco campus” to the public this past weekend, showing off the culmination of a 13-year transformation of an aging utility site into a showcase of sustainability. At the open house event on...
  • Council should postpone wood-roof law

    In the last 10 years we’ve been hammered into loss of income by stock market crashes on investments, loss of jobs and unemployment, loss of interest income on retirement savings and diminished home values. Add to that increased costs of living,...
  • Op-Ed: Here's why Burbank residents want Walmart

    While we appreciate the overwhelming support we have received from Burbank residents, elected officials and stakeholders over the past few months, it’s clear that a handful of special interests are attempting to misinform readers by peddling the...
  • Burb's Eye View: Mmm...That's good planning

    If you could make any change to Johnny Carson Park, what would it be? Would you add a slide that exits through a giant Ed McMahon head? Would you paint the restroom building a yellow-and-brown checkered plaid pattern, like one of Johnny’s suits from...
  • Burbank officials suspend solar rebate program

    Burbank officials suspend solar rebate program
    The popularity of the city’s solar rebate program, combined with tax incentives, forced its closure even before the fiscal year began, officials said, meaning property owners will have to wait until next year to apply. John Joyce, who manages the...
  • Big bill for green power

    Big bill for green power
    A state law that requires 20% of the city's average energy sales to come from renewable energy is projected to cost the city $17.8 million this fiscal year, officials reported on Tuesday. The financial burden of complying with the state mandate —...
  • Sustainability is group's task

    Burbank may be able to cross a few items off its checklist as it works to become a more sustainable city before the end of the month. The Burbank Sustainability Task Force has the opportunity to weigh in on upcoming City Council agenda items that...
  • More money for smart meters

    Burbank Water and Power now has an additional $1.5 million for its smart meter ambitions, adding to the already substantial $20-million pool for the project. After being one of just a handful of cities nationwide to receive a $20-million federal...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Mailbag: City funds are being misdirected

    The flashing sign says "road construction 5/2-8/27/2010," but we just received notification of what is being constructed with this month's Burbank Water and Power bill. I was hoping to read that some extraordinarily energy-efficient modifications were...
  • City approaches water-savings goal

    Water usage in Glendale dropped 10% during the summer's hottest months compared to the same period last year, city officials said, praising residents and businesses for cutting back in the face of the statewide drought. Averages for August and September...