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  • City hires new recycling operator

    City hires new recycling operator
    The City Council this week hired a new operator for the city’s recycling center. The company was selected even though it was hand-picked by the existing recycler, who allegedly bilked the state out of $33 million in fraudulent claims. The 4-1...
  • Three-month sidewalk battles ends

    Three-month sidewalk battles ends
    A three-month battle over the installation of sidewalks on a section of North Screenland Drive has ended with a victory for sidewalk proponents. In a 4-to-1 decision, the Burbank City Council this week sided with the Public Works Department and...
  • Own a large vehicle? You'll have to pay in Burbank

    Being an oversized vehicle in Burbank just got a lot harder. The City Council this week adopted a plan that would force drivers of non-commercial vehicles longer than 22 feet or taller than 8 feet — which would include most recreational vehicles,...
  • Supervisor speaks up on studio plan

    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....
  • Burbank Walmart cleared for permits

    Burbank Walmart cleared for permits
    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...
  • Native Americans' problems do matter

    In response to the letter, “No Native Americans, no need to bother,” really, Lee Brandt, why bother with “their” problems? Have you ever been to a Southern California pow-wow? If you have, you would know that there are many...
  • Fired officer asks for new trial

    A former Burbank police officer is seeking a new trial after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed his allegations of being fired after complaining of workplace harassment. Christopher Lee Dunn claimed he suffered years of ridicule based on...
  • Verdugo swimming pool is on its way

    Recently there have been a number of letters regarding the closure of the Verdugo Park swimming pool (“There is no bonus to bonus payouts,” July 6). I thought it might be helpful to clarify the reason for this temporary closure. In recent...
  • Officials enlist public's help on city plans

    Officials enlist public's help on city plans
    As a prelude to what will be the most extensive update to Burbank’s plans in more than four decades, officials are staging a major public outreach campaign to get as much feedback as they can on how to mold the city over the next 20 years....
  • Groceries? Hair Salon? Walmart to ask community what they want from store

    Groceries? Hair Salon? Walmart to ask community what they want from store
    As Walmart considers what to do with the Great Indoors site near the Empire Center, the company has assured Burbank city officials that it will seek public input on amenities and store hours, should they choose to move in. Walmart spokesman Steven...
  • City seeks funding for $5-million park redesign

    City seeks funding for $5-million park redesign
    The redesign of Johnny Carson Park is underway, and city officials could tap three grants to help cover the estimated $5-million price tag. The city has been setting aside money for the project — $2.5 million so far through the Redevelopment...
  • City seeks public input on next decade

    City seeks public input on next decade
    City officials are seeking more public input on a 10-year strategic plan that emphasizes improvements to roadways and sidewalks, a new central library and establishing neighborhood councils to encourage more civic engagement. The draft document, called...