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  • Start the Presses: Leading questions

    Start the Presses: Leading questions
    On a hot afternoon last week, I and several others from the current Leadership Burbank class sat down for a cup of coffee with Mike Nolan, a fixture within the Burbank community and a frequent speaker at City Council meetings. I didn't know what to...
  • Time to cut ties with firm

    In the ever-progressing fallout over the employee compensation and financial mismanagement scandal in the city of Bell, it appears the degree of separation for Burbank is a little too close for comfort. Mayer Hoffman McCann — the firm that audited...
  • Burbank employees in line for bonuses

    City employees could receive up to $1.89 million in bonuses this year, even after City Hall for the first time tapped a rainy-day fund this summer to cover a multimillion-dollar budget gap. Facing a $5.8-million deficit in June, the City Council approved...
  • State report faults city auditor

    The state controller's office on Tuesday issued a report that found an outside audit firm for the city of Bell failed to catch a bevy of alleged financial corruption at City Hall. The finding that, according to the report, Mayer Hoffman McCann...
  • Veterans Village applications will be available

    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...
  • Filming for upcoming HBO show draws actors Tim Robbins, Jack Black to La Cañada

    Filming for upcoming HBO show draws actors Tim Robbins, Jack Black to La Cañada
    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,...
  • Alex Theatre unveils new backstage area

    Alex Theatre unveils new backstage area
    About 26 feet below what once was a back parking lot at the Alex Theatre has been transformed into a gleaming new storage and dressing room area complete with two elevators after a yearlong renovation aimed at attracting a wider variety of shows to the...
  • City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only

    City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only
    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...
  • Laemmle Lofts project inches forward

    The City Council on Tuesday took the first step toward approving a number of administrative items that are set to get the Laemmle Lofts project — which has been on the books since 2011 — ready for construction by early 2015. The council...
  • City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum

    City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum
    During a candidate forum on Wednesday, Glendale City Council candidates said they support copying a Los Angeles ordinance that limits building so-called McMansions on steep hills. "That's just common sense. I have no problem with that," said Vartan...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • Videos feature council hopefuls

    Videos feature council hopefuls
    Tired of the traditional format of candidate forums hosted at a church, community center or country club, members of one local group decided to take their questions for this year’s City Council candidates to a different community gathering space:...