| May 23, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Elected officials said Thursday they aren't ready to forgive any loans given to DeBell Golf Club, though they did agree to fund $75,000 in capital needs at the facility, which is expected to boost the club's revenue stream.
Club operators have...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The Burbank City Council agreed last week to keep the Verdugo Pool open all year after dozens of Burbank swimmers, some wearing swimsuits and goggles, showed up to City Hall last week to support year-round programming.
When the renovated aquatics...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A Missouri lawmaker, Rep. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville), contends that public school children in his state who question Darwinian theory are ridiculed. He introduced a bill into the state's General Assembly that would allow parents to opt their...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Though state officials point to high levels of arsenic, chromium 6 and uranium in Burbank’s water in a recent report, city officials claim the data is based on untreated groundwater, saying what flows out of residents’ taps far exceeds...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Dozens of hockey players of all ages, clad in colorful jerseys, flooded City Hall on Thursday to show support for the proposed reconstruction and expansion of the roller hockey rink at Ralph Foy Park.
The Community Sports Foundation, which runs the...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Burbank got an unexpected bump this year in federal grant funding to benefit local public service agencies, long reduced due to the sluggish economy, though the amount is still well below what the organizations had requested.
The Burbank City Council...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Local leaders and activists in the Armenian community this week called the conciliatory statement by Turkey’s prime minister regarding the 1915 Armenian killings a slap in the face because he declined to characterize the deaths as genocide.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Members of the Burbank Civitan Club once again rolled out the green carpet to members, guests and local dignitaries as they staged their annual St. Patrick's Day Champagne Brunch at the Burbank Holiday Inn this past Sunday.
More than 150 Civitans,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Bob Hope Airport Police Chief Ed Skvarna is getting a 4% pay raise this year following a unanimous vote on Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority.
The chief’s annual salary is now $168,730, according to a staff report.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The Burbank City Council signed off on three years of partial funding for two programs for Burbank’s youth, including a school-based counseling program that parents, students and service-providers have said helps students deal with emotional...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:57 PM
A land-use law expert spoke with roughly 50 residents and city officials Monday, suggesting ways to tighten the city’s rules surrounding group homes.
The issue has caused a stir in Burbank in recent months since the city adopted its state-...