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  • NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan

    NBC Universal calls 'cut' on housing plan
    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...
  • Stable-building could get easier in Burbank's Rancho area

    Stable-building could get easier in Burbank's Rancho area
    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...
  • Start of Walmart construction in jeopardy

    Start of Walmart construction in jeopardy
    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. A main...
  • Six police officers fired

    Six more Burbank police officers have been fired for allegedly acting improperly or engaging in excessive use of force. The supposed wrongdoing came to light, officials said, following a probe into the investigation of a 2007 robbery of Porto's Bakery....
  • Charter lineup getting scrambled

     Charter Communications customers will see a mix-up of the local premium cable channel lineup as the company continues to wrangle with Glendale officials over GTV6. The channel realignment — which features the addition of 17 high-definition...
  • Op-Ed: Glendale's dump: bad neighbor, black eye

    Just three years ago, when Glendale adopted forward-thinking "zero-waste" goals to stop 90% of solid waste from going to dumps by 2030, the last thing our city expected was to be labeled a polluter. But with a shoddy report seeking to expand its Scholl...
  • Two may vie for Gatto post

    Two may vie for Gatto post
    Two of Glendale's elected city officials may go head to head in a race for the state Assembly’s 43rd District in 2016, both of them having created finance committees to possibly run for the post currently held by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver...
  • Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell

    Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell
    When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA. On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
  • Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty

    Start the Presses: The squeeze of modern poverty
    On Wednesday morning, I had the opportunity to take part in an informal poverty caucus at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center. There, elected officials from Burbank and Glendale sat with leaders of numerous local nonprofits that deal with, among other...
  • 818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases

    818 Roundup: Longtime Burbank PD sergeant Darin Ryburn to retire; Glendale approves water rate increases
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63. Your regional news headlines this morning: - Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn, a third-generation...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • Drayman pleads poverty on restitution

    Drayman pleads poverty on restitution
    Updated and corrected. See details below.  Despite getting a federal subsidy to save his home from foreclosure, ex-Councilman John Drayman told a Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday that he could not afford $1,000 monthly payments to the victims...