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  • Board working on nepotism policy

    A new city policy could prohibit family members of City Council members and the city manager from being hired — a move that one civil service commissioner said would be a “step toward slowly changing the culture in Burbank.” The draft...
  • Council OKs $9.6M for affordable housing

    The City Council has agreed to spend $9.6 million of redevelopment money on an affordable housing project that costs more than the total projected budget deficit for the city. Although the funds now earmarked to demolish and rebuild a number of...
  • One and done for Burroughs, 1-0

    OLIVE PARK — A dominating pitching performance and solid defense from its first-round opponent ended the Burroughs High softball team's season Thursday afternoon. The usually potent Indians' offense was held to one hit by St. Lucy's starting...
  • 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...
  • Guards open CIF playoffs today

    SOFTBALL Bell-Jeff vs. Public Safety Academy: The Guards were scheduled to open the CIF Southern Section playoffs Thursday against the Phoenix, but Public Safety Academy had a school function and couldn't play the game. As a result, the Division VII...
  • Disney demonstrators released on bail

    Four environmental activists who were arrested Wednesday after chaining themselves to the entrance gate and unfurling a banner at Walt Disney Studios have been released after posting $1,000 bail. Two members of Rainforest Action Network dressed as Mickey...
  • Bell-Jeff wins with familiar formula

    BURBANK — The Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball team advanced to the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division VII playoffs with an all too familiar formula that brought it plenty of success in the regular season as well. Fueled by its...
  • Fired officer asks for new trial

    A former Burbank police officer is seeking a new trial after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed his allegations of being fired after complaining of workplace harassment. Christopher Lee Dunn claimed he suffered years of ridicule based on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Parking tickets getting costlier

    Parking tickets getting costlier
    Most parking tickets will cost drivers an extra $3 under a revenue-bumping plan approved by the City Council this week. The increase will apply to all parking violations, save those involving street sweeping, and will be fully implemented in the coming...
  • Magnolia Park Optimist Club installs officers

    The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...