| Dec 29, 2010
The year 2010 will perhaps be remembered most for its growing pains. Reforms at the Burbank Police Department have been ongoing while at the same time the web of legal action in and out of the department continues to ebb and flow.
A new $120-million...
| Dec 29, 2010
Burbank may have to pass on $125,000 in federal grant money if an earlier City Council decision to halt sidewalk construction on two blocks of Screenland Drive near Luther Middle School remains unchanged.
Following the outcry of nearly 90% of the...
| Jan 1, 2011
Burbank City Council has agreed to experiment with paperless agenda packets — with Councilman Dave Golonski as the guinea pig.
Originally suggested in September by Golonski, city officials returned with a number of suggestions and preliminary...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 10:23 AM
More than a decade of planning and fundraising came to a head Monday as elected officials and community leaders crowded John Burroughs High School Memorial Field to break ground on a long-awaited $12-million renovation of the site.
"It is a wonderful...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Housing applications for Veterans Village, a new affordable housing project expected to open in June, will be available from Tuesday through Nov. 26.
The project, located at 331 Salem St., is reserved for lower-income families with a preference for...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Tim Robbins? Check.
Jack Black? Check.
Street signs in Urdu? Check.
La Cañada Flintridge filming permit? Well…
Anyone traveling down Oak Grove Drive Thursday afternoon may have been puzzled by the appearance of a street sign in Urdu,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Rather than get rid of free self-defense classes offered by a city commission for women and girls that puts the city on shaky legal grounds, the City Council this week unanimously voted to offer similar classes for men and boys.
Most of the council...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale's city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year.
Gonzalves has spoken to Los Angeles...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:19 AM
got the call at about 11 p.m. Tuesday night.
"Drayman is out," said the voice on the other end of the line. "Keep me out of it, but I think Drayman is out."
After years of investigations, thousands of hours of work by police and prosecutors, court...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Glendale officials are opening the door to possibly developing a historic sanitarium, known as Rockhaven, about six years after the city bought the $8.25-million site to save it from development.
But this time around, preservationists are onboard with...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:22 PM
A California appellate court has reversed a lower court’s decision to award damages to a private Armenian school that fought to operate in Glendale after it was temporarily shut down for serious health and safety violations.
The three-judge panel...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic.
Ever since state lawmakers in 2012 ended redevelopment, a program...