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  • As government deal stalls, IKEA announces own plans to expand in Burbank

    As government deal stalls, IKEA announces own plans to expand in Burbank
    In a surprise announcement Thursday, IKEA announced plans to go ahead with a new store in Burbank that will be nearly twice the size of its current location. The new store – if approved by the city – would be open in 2016 and be built on 22...
  • Former Burbank police officer sues city

    A former Burbank police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging that he was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for suing the city four years ago for racial discrimination and harassment. The lawsuit was filed last week in U.S....
  • Grinches couldn't steal the holiday

    Thank you for your article about the merchants pushing through without any help from the city and pulling off the annual Holiday in the Park (“Holiday fun without funds,” Nov. 17). It brought to light a good point: The city of Burbank knows...
  • Taylor trial: Jury will weigh allegations of discrimination, harassment

    The trial involving former Burbank Police Deputy Chief William Taylor wrapped up Thursday afternoon, leaving in the hands of jurors his allegations that he was demoted and fired after raising concerns about internal discrimination and sexual harassment....
  • Flad will leave Burbank

    Flad will leave Burbank
    Burbank City Manager Mike Flad announced on Monday plans to leave the Media City and take the top post at the city of South Gate, stunning city officials who expected him to retire in the city where he had spent more than two decades building his career....
  • Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site

    Burbank OKs sale of IKEA site
    Burbank on Monday approved the sale of the IKEA building to a local developer, setting the stage for the furniture giant to move forward with plans to roughly double its operation in the city and become its biggest location in the country. City...
  • Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents

    Robert Frutos promises to focus on residents
    Robert Frutos' City Council victory Tuesday marks the first election since 1999 in which the rare act of an incumbent being unseated is a certainty. Frutos' win in the primary leaves four candidates — including three incumbents — to compete...
  • Burbank asks state for another $13M

    Burbank is requesting $13 million from state finance officials to cover remaining redevelopment obligations, marking the fourth such request by city officials following the dissolution of local redevelopment agencies across California last year. Since...
  • New 210-room Hilton proposed for downtown Burbank

    A Florida-based developer has submitted a proposal to build a six-story, 210-room Hilton hotel in downtown Burbank, city officials said. At roughly 40,000 square feet, the proposed Hilton Garden Inn for the corner of South San Fernando Boulevard and...
  • Burbank loses huge chunk of redevelopment funds earmarked for housing

    The city of Burbank on Thursday received roughly $7.5 million out of the $38 million in affordable housing funds the state ordered it to turn over last month as part of the dissolution of local redevelopment, officials said. The money will go to the...
  • State hits Burbank with huge tab for redevelopment wind-down

    State finance officials have ordered Burbank to hand over $42 million in former redevelopment funds for distribution to taxing entities, stunning city officials who in January had pegged a far lower tab of $11.7 million. “We were very...
  • Despite refusing to follow new rules, Burbank secures grant for volunteer program

    Despite refusing to follow new rules, Burbank secures grant for volunteer program
    Burbank was approved for a $43,000 grant for its Retired Senior Volunteer Program, surprising city officials who had thought they were out of contention after refusing to comply with new funding guidelines that would have required a program overhaul. For...