| 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.
| Nov 17, 2010
City officials are looking into whether developers of a massive NBC Universal project are underestimating how the added traffic will affect surrounding streets in West Burbank.
The influx could be significant. The nearly 400-acre site for the NBC...
| Nov 20, 2010
Burbank Unified will break ground early next year on the long-awaited renovation of John Burroughs High School Memorial Field, district officials said.
The formal ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 5 on the site at 1920 Clark Ave.,...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:33 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2010
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...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 6:47 PM
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...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:56 PM
The Burbank City Council on Thursday went beyond ranking their usual top five goals for the coming fiscal year to include a sixth priority: the Police Department.
With lawsuits filed by current and former police officers alleging discrimination and...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:36 PM
“Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
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...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:19 AM
A total replacement of the Central Library, complete with a new parking garage, is no longer feasible, city officials say, although they did ask the City Council for $3.5 million “to keep the dream alive.”
Because the city has been unable...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Classes on bicycle safety, skills and repair are in full swing in Burbank as city officials take advantage of a state grant to encourage more biking and less driving.
“We’re hoping the kids spend the summer on their bikes,” said Cory...