| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:49 PM
BURBANK — The deadline to apply for Burbank police chief closed on Friday, but City Manager Mike Flad’s pending departure for a job in the city of South Gate has raised concerns among city officials and residents about whether to continue...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Gov. Jerry Brownhas signed a bill that requires state high-speed rail officials to disclose their financial investments and eliminates a loophole that created potential conflicts of interest for the project’s board members.
The legislation by...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
NBC Universal's announcement this week that it has dropped controversial plans to build thousands of residences on its famous back lot was praised by local and regional officials who feared the massive mixed-use project would overwhelm public facilities...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:25 PM
The City Council this week approved a new contract with the police union this week that includes a 6.5% salary increase for officers, but that will also require them to pay their full share of retirement contributions.
Even with officers paying more...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky weighed in this week on NBCUniversal’s proposed 400-acre “Evolution Plan,” asking the company to drop efforts to build almost 3,000 residential units that are part of the proposed project....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The Burbank City Council this week cleared the way for Walmart to open a new store near the Empire Center, leaving opponents with few options other than legal action to stop the world’s largest retailer from moving in.
On Tuesday, more than 100...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Burbank City Manager Mike Flad’s contract — renewed last week through 2016 — includes a modest pay raise and a new hybrid vehicle, but for the first time, he’ll start contributing to his pension, mirroring similar moves taken by...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Burbank’s annual National Night Out takes place Tuesday, offering the public a chance to get to know their neighbors and police.
The block-party style event will offer free food and is part of a national one-night rally designed to strengthen...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
The Planning Board on Monday recommended making it easier to build stables in the city's Rancho area, giving homeowners more flexibility in their efforts to preserve the equestrian nature of the neighborhood.
One change would decrease the amount of space...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Walmart’s move into Burbank appeared headed for a snag in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday after a judge said he was prepared to halt planned construction pending further review of the retail giant’s impact on the city.
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Thank you for your article about the merchants pushing through without any help from the city and pulling off the annual Holiday in the Park (“Holiday fun without funds,” Nov. 17). It brought to light a good point: The city of Burbank knows...