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Several Burbank residents met Wednesday to organize a fight against a planned wireless telecommunications facility atop a nearby church. Their battle includes filing three appeals of a decision by the Planning Board allowing the project to move forward....
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday launched a study that could reduce the number of property owners eligible for a federally funded program to soundproof their homes from aircraft noise. About 1,900 property owners have yet to sign up for the 12-year-...
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...
[Updated 5:15 p.m.] Burbank Public Works officials determined a faulty pipe was the cause of the sewage spill last Tuesday that resulted in beach closures in Long Beach. “When the pipe was installed about 30 years ago, there was an abrasion on the...
I completely disagree with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's "no" vote on banning single-use plastic bags in the county and his reasons for doing so ("Not the proper time for a bag ban," Nov. 24). He claims it puts an unfair burden on...
Bob Hope Airport officials believe that if pictures are worth a thousand words, then they have plenty to say in their dispute with Lockheed Martin Corp. over groundwater contamination. The two parties are clashing in court over who must pay federally...
As transparent a concession to corporate lobbies as they come, Sacramento's recent failure to pass legislation that would have phased out single-use plastic grocery bags in California wasn't just a great disappointment to environmentalists. The...
More than 1,000 Los Angeles County households on Saturday dropped off a combined 80,000 pounds of electronic and hazardous waste, including computer monitors, motor oil and buckets of paint, at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, officials said....
I've been feeling like one of those oil-covered sea gulls on a beach in Louisiana. Every morning I get up and take a look at the newspaper. I glance at the headline, usually in dismay, then automatically flip to the bottom of the page to see who died....
Shooting looks like a botch job After reading Burbank Police Chief Scott LaChasse's fairy-tale version of the Kmart shoot-out ("Chief thanks public for cooperation," July 17), I have to wonder: Is there not one single person in this entire city with...
DOWNTOWN — Burbank on Wednesday unveiled the first plug-in hybrid fuel cell bus in Southern California. The 35-foot-long bus, which emits water as exhaust and uses a hydrogen fuel cell instead of a gas or diesel engine, will be put into service on...
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, residents can drop off their household hazardous and electronic waste. The event is presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles...
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