| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 1, 2011
Everything happens for a reason, even an unexpected death.
Galo Ulloa — a 65-year-old motorcyclist who died when he collided with a big rig at Buena Vista Street and Burbank Boulevard Nov. 30 while passing through the intersection on his way to...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Eight Burbank families this week won the right to spend 500 hours building a house without pay, but when they finish, the houses will be theirs.
On Monday, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles teamed with Burbank officials to name those who...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 8:38 AM
The local real estate market stabilized more in 2010 than in recent years, but agents forecast continued struggles in 2011, especially with higher-priced homes.
The average price of a home in Glendale went up slightly in 2010, according to statistics...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 6:43 PM
While I do support creating more bike lanes, an article in the Nov. 6 Leader, "Bike-path decision delayed," contained a comment that, to me, indicates that further study and traffic signalization changes are needed before stamping the project with an...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Gypsy, a German shepherd mix who was brought to the Burbank Animal Shelter with an injured knee, earned her nickname “hero girl” after having to endure two more weeks of pain and a trip to an outside clinic for an X-ray.
But soon, others...
| 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 14, 2010
Like a lot of people these days, Josh Ledebur struggles to pay his mortgage. What makes this schoolteacher's story unexpected is that he's participating in a city affordable-housing program.
Ledebur is asking the city to change terms of his affordable-...
| 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 11, 2010
It's no secret that foster kids have it tough.
First, they are victims of abuse or neglect by the people who are supposed to care about them most. Then they have to leave behind everything they've ever known — home is home, even if it's a bad...