| 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...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:34 PM
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.
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:18 PM
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....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Burbank and Glendale are trying to get a bite of out of the grant money apple as Los Angeles County transportation officials prepare to review myriad infrastructure improvements.
Both cities have submitted four applications each for thousands in grant...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It’s going to be a fun-filled year ahead as we try to figure out where we are going as a country, as a state and as local communities.
If we’ve seen any lesson thus far, even with the early Iowa Republican Caucus, every vote counts. In Iowa,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:27 AM
A judge this week ruled in favor of a man who filed a claim against the city of Burbank for another incident in which a squirrel chewed on aluminum wiring, causing a power surge that damaged electrical equipment.
Following a hearing on Wednesday in the...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Burbank officials have set a self-imposed Nov. 15 deadline to hammer out a deal with a new operator for the city’s recycling center — even if the prospective newcomer was selected by the current contractor who is accused of making almost $33...