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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Think Again: California incumbents face a new challenge

    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Start the Presses: An insulting case of justice denied

     Start the Presses: An insulting case of justice denied
    I got the call at about 11 p.m. Tuesday. "Drayman is out," said the voice on the other end of the line. "Keep me out of it, but I think Drayman is out." After years of investigations, thousands of hours of work by police and prosecutors, court delay...
  • Woman accuses former mayor of groping her

    Woman accuses former mayor of groping her
    Lolita Gonzalves used to think of Councilman Dave Weaver as a father figure, but that was before she filed a complaint with Glendale’s city attorney alleging that he groped her at a Mexican restaurant last year. Gonzalves has spoken to Los...