| Jan 30, 2012
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:26 PM
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,...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:06 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank.
While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The edges of the signs posted on the doors and windows have started to curl, but the message is just as clear as it was nearly four years ago: The Verdugo Park pool is closed.
Since 2008, the swimming pool has sat empty. Once a 1984 Olympics training...
| Aug 14, 2010
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
One of the three units at Grayson Power Plant that burns landfill gas from Scholl Canyon into energy used by Glendale Water & Power customers has been in a constant state of disrepair since a part broke in May, and as a result, the City Council this...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said.
It's a rite of spring as...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:38 PM
The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water...