| May 10, 2011
| 2:13 PM
CITY HALL — A second house has been listed for possible historic landmark status in Burbank — only the second since city officials established preservation laws in 1994.
Owners of the two-story wood frame farm house built in 1910 at 834 E....
| May 13, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two Burbank companies are growing and spreading the 3-D gospel beyond feature films.
Last month, “Avatar” director James Cameron helped relaunch the 3-D production firm Pace with a plan to hire more engineering talent and convince studios and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Home prices in Burbank continued their slide in December compared to the same period a year earlier, but agents said they're hopeful that 2012 would bring better market conditions.
The median price for a single-family home was $510,000 last month, down...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:41 PM
The real estate market in Burbank appears to be holding steady compared to the same time last year, according to the latest real estate figures.
There were 25 single-family homes sold in Burbank last month, edging down from 26 sold in January 2011,...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, has set its sights on Burbank.
Walmart Real Estate Business Trust last month acquired a 12-acre property that houses the Great Indoors store at the Empire Center, which is already home to a Target store and...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Police are searching for three armed men who after falsely identifying themselves as FBI agents, forced their way into a home and stole $20,000 in cash early Wednesday morning.
At about midnight Wednesday, the men — who police said wore ski masks...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:16 PM
With the 20-year period for replacing all-wood-shingle roofs with less fire-prone material nearing its Aug. 14, 2012, deadline, 128 homes have yet to make the transition.
The drumbeat to shore up the last of the holdouts is expected to get louder as...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:46 PM
While real estate agents are known for their professional service in the buying and selling of houses, rarely are they known for actually building them. That, however, was the case as members of the Burbank Association of Realtors (BAR) took up shovels,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:58 PM
Roughly 200 positions are expected to be eliminated by the Walt Disney Co., most to be absorbed by the company’s Burbank headquarters, in a round of layoffs next week, according to a company source.
Some of the positions to be eliminated currently...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:52 AM
The number of distressed homes sold in Burbank last month dropped by almost 40% compared to a year ago, according to the latest real estate figures, which kept the city in line with nationwide trends.
The number of distressed home sales declined from 31...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Median home prices in Burbank fell more than 8% in June despite high demand for the few properties that were on the market, according to the latest real estate figures.
The drop reverses a trend seen in the months prior, in which a scant supply of...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, August 27. Construction for a transportation hub has finally begun at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
The 520,000-square-foot Regional Intermodal Transportation Center will link airline passengers with other means...