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  • To fight drought, Burbank reuses pool water

    Burbank’s McCambridge Pool is closed for winter, as it usually is when the summer swim season ends. As usual, the water’s been drained away to make way for maintenance work and painting, but this year something’s different.
  • 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...

    Airport tests CNG-powered bus

    Testing is underway at Bob Hope Airport that could spell the end of the facility’s diesel-powered bus fleet. The test involves a bus that is fueled by compressed natural gas. If the test is successful, airport commissioners could decide to convert...

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!
    The year 2011 was the year of development. From a huge cost underestimate on Bob Hope Airport’s massive transit center, to news that Walmart was coming to town, to the clog of a large-scale revamp of the Golden State (5) Freeway corridor, the pang...

    Public's help sought in naming lion cubs rescued off Burbank streets

    Public's help sought in naming lion cubs rescued off Burbank streets
    Life for two emaciated mountain lion cubs has improved since they were rescued off the streets of Burbank around Christmas. There's the just one problem. No. 1 and No. 2 need names, says David Jackson, director of Zoo to You, a nonprofit conservation and...