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  • City scrambles to curb agency losses

    Burbank could be stuck with a $50-million tab if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to disband local redevelopment agencies goes through. With local governments holding their breath over the budget proposal, Burbank last week joined other cities in...
  • From the Bullpen: The most important sport of all

    Forget basketball and hockey season, for tonight marks the beginning of the only real season that Burbankers should care about: election season. Tonight, the League of Women Voters Glendale/Burbank will be holding their candidate forum in the City Council...
  • Forum brought Frutos to the front

    Kudos to the League of Women Voters Glendale/Burbank for hosting an excellent candidates forum that actually dealt with many of the issues Burbank residents are concerned with ("Council hopefuls plead their case," Jan. 22). If you didn't get a chance to...
  • Board looking into family favortism

    Burbank officials this week began a policy discussion on nepotism and what they said was a void of rules governing family members who work directly with one another. According to Civil Service Board Chairman Nathan Schlossman's calculations, based on a...
  • City guns for transportation funds

    City guns for transportation funds
    Burbank and Glendale are trying to get a bite of out of the grant money apple as Los Angeles County transportation officials prepare to review myriad infrastructure improvements. Both cities have submitted four applications each for thousands in grant...
  • Thoughts from the bullpen: LaChasse is the man for the job

    Interim Police Chief Scott LaChasse must go. Permanent Police Chief Scott LaChasse must be hired. It has now been more than 10 months since former Police Chief Tim Stehr stepped down amid all of the problems and allegations in the Burbank Police...
  • Neighbors on alert after burglaries

    South Burbank saw a rash of vehicle and business burglaries this past week, prompting police to issue a crime alert warning residents to secure their belongings. Most of the burglaries took place in the 4400 block of Sarah Street and the 3400 block of...
  • Development's traffic impact questioned

    Development's traffic impact questioned
    City officials are looking into whether developers of a massive NBC Universal project are underestimating how the added traffic will affect surrounding streets in West Burbank. The influx could be significant. The nearly 400-acre site for the NBC...
  • District to break ground on Memorial Field

    Burbank Unified will break ground early next year on the long-awaited renovation of John Burroughs High School Memorial Field, district officials said. The formal ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 on the site at 1920 Clark Ave.,...
  • Burbank chips in for homeless shelter

    Burbank City Council members had some stern words for their Glendale counterparts this week when they agreed to allocate $20,000 to help bridge a $31,500 budget gap for the regional winter shelter program. EIMAGO, a subsidiary of the Union Rescue...
  • City leaning toward police auditor

    City officials this week veered toward hiring a police auditor who would report internal issues to the Police Commission — sidestepping a recommendation from two high-priced consultants in favor of a proposal that would keep more of the existing...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Minority report

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Minority report
    To explore the outer limits of open government, look no further than Burbank City Hall, where there are things under lock and key that even City Council members aren't privileged to see. So powerful are state laws preventing disclosure of police...