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  • Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage

    Prop. 8 plaintiffs from Burbank 'hopeful' ahead of decision on gay marriage
    Five words this morning from one of the Burbank residents whose fight to overturn Proposition 8 has taken him and his partner all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court:  “On way to SCOTUS. Hopeful.” Those words, posted by Paul Katami on...
  • 'Rhett and Link' strikes viral gold with commercial for Burbank shop owner

    'Rhett and Link' strikes viral gold with commercial for Burbank shop owner
    Gorgen Zargarian looks out the window as a young woman in a vintage yellow Volkswagen “Thing” pulls into his auto shop. “Hey baby, how is your car run?” he asks while clutching a mechanic’s tool. “Do you have...
  • Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in

    Challengers poised to make inroads as Burbank primary election results come in
    With 17 out of 48 precincts reporting as of 11:25 p.m., the races for City Council and school board tightened, with challengers poised to make some inroads. Challenger Robert Frutos continued to lead the six candidate field for City Council with 2,439...
  • Officials look to recruit voters for election

    Burbank has launched a series of outreach efforts in an attempt to increase voter turnout by roughly 4% for the upcoming municipal election, officials said. Since the close of registration for the presidential election, Burbank has recruited roughly 350...
  • Burbank election candidates talk budget, public outreach, other issues

    Burbank election candidates talk budget, public outreach, other issues
    Taking the stage for the first and largest election forum, candidates competing in three citywide races on Wednesday made what could be their highest profile pitches to the voting public before the Feb. 26 primary. At the forum at Burbank City Hall,...
  • Masseuse steals client's iPad, computer at Courtyard Marriott in Burbank

    A masseuse who was called to a Courtyard Marriott hotel room in Burbank on Sunday walked away with the client’s iPad and Macbook Pro while he was in the restroom, police said. The client, a 24-year-old man from Florida, reported his Apple gear...
  • Mother's attorney disputes infant abuse charge

    The attorney representing the mother of an infant who died of internal injuries said his client had no knowledge of any alleged physical abuse, calling her “very loving, very caring, very soft-spoken.” The mother, 21-year-old Elizabeth...
  • Burbank student arrested after allegedly posting threats to Twitter

    A 16-year-old male student who allegedly threatened another student on Twitter while referring to past school shootings was arrested Tuesday, Burbank police said. The John Burroughs High School student was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist...
  • Lane closure near Empire Center to continue through fall

    One lane of the northbound Victory Place and San Fernando Road will be closed through this fall as crews relocate utilities as part of a major project to construct carpool lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway, build a new interchange at Empire Avenue and...
  • Bomb scare on train closes Metrolink station in Burbank

    Bomb scare on train closes Metrolink station in Burbank
    The Burbank Metrolink station and a train on which there was thought to be a  bomb have been cleared by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s bomb squad, Burbank police announced on Twitter just before 2 p.m. All of the roughly 20 passengers were...
  • Smart meters join Facebook

    A Facebook application that allows smart-meter customers to gauge how much energy they're using compared to others went live Tuesday, Burbank officials announced. Burbank Water and Power customers can connect their utility accounts to the Opower app...
  • Burb's Eye View: Muzak to your waiting ears

    In marketing class, it’s called disruption: A business does something completely out of the ordinary for its industry, and customers either say, “Dude, that was weird,” or they latch on and enjoy the ride. Though it may not translate...