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  • Burbank rolls out free classes to encourage more cycling

    Burbank rolls out free classes to encourage more cycling
    Classes on bicycle safety, skills and repair are in full swing in Burbank as city officials take advantage of a state grant to encourage more biking and less driving. “We’re hoping the kids spend the summer on their bikes,” said Cory...
  • Electric cars are the buzz

    Electric cars are the buzz
    Movie studios, car rental companies, government agencies — all were wooed by proponents of electric cars, test drives and all, at Bob Hope Airport this week in an effort to increase the use of the zero- and low-emissions vehicles. “An airport...
  • Bill may ease path for public safety communications system

    A new multimillion-dollar communications system that would link fire and police departments throughout Los Angeles County got some good news last week after a long series of setbacks that has forced stakeholders to relinquish millions in federal funding....
  • High-speed rail, pensions and budget all on Capitol agenda

    High-speed rail, pensions and budget all on Capitol agenda
    The next two weeks are expected to be busy ones in the state Capitol. For starters, Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown continue to haggle over the incomplete budget sent by lawmakers to the governor’s desk Friday. Brown has until June 27 to sign or...
  • State hits Burbank with huge tab for redevelopment wind-down

    State finance officials have ordered Burbank to hand over $42 million in former redevelopment funds for distribution to taxing entities, stunning city officials who in January had pegged a far lower tab of $11.7 million. “We were very...
  • Former Burbank police officer sues city

    A former Burbank police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for suing the city four years ago for racial discrimination and harassment. The lawsuit was filed last week in U.S....
  • Burbank officials promise quicker reporting of election results

    Burbank officials promise quicker reporting of election results
    Amid criticism of delayed results during the Burbank primary election in February, during which final numbers weren’t announced until roughly 12:45 a.m., city officials say they have plans to release initial results earlier in the evening for the...
  • Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents

    Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents
    Robert Frutos' City Council victory Tuesday marks the first election since 1999 in which the rare act of an incumbent being unseated is a certainty. Frutos' win in the primary leaves four candidates — including three incumbents — to compete...
  • Burbank Civitans attend meeting in San Diego

    Burbank Civitans attend meeting in San Diego
    Members of the Burbank Civitans Club just returned from the California district meeting at the Bay Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Sixty California Civitans met to plan events for the new year. Those attending from the Burbank club were Lt. Gov. Randy...
  • PACs should stay out of local elections

    I find it highly offensive and suspect that a political action committee sponsored by a labor union is going to spend $20,000 to influence voting for the Burbank City Council (“Group moves to unseat council member,” Feb. 20). I have already...
  • Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site

    Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site
    Burbank on Monday approved the sale of the IKEA building to a local developer, setting the stage for the furniture giant to move forward with plans to roughly double its operation in the city and become its biggest location in the country. City...
  • 'Bigger doors are opening'

    WEST BURBANK — A Bloomingdale's sales assistant who made children's clothes for her granddaughter in her spare time is now set to see her designs featured at the upscale store where she works. The development is a dramatic reversal of fortunes for...