| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Fewer homes were on the market last month compared to a year ago, according to the latest real estate statistics. It’s a trend that’s been growing the past several months due to low interest rates and declining home prices.
There were 140...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:02 PM
A low inventory of single-family homes is still making an impact on the local real estate market, resulting in multiple offers and buyers snatching up homes quickly while interest rates are low.
There were 135 single-family homes on the market last...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 2:18 PM
More single-family homes sold last month compared to August 2011, but the number of homes on the market continues to dwindle, according to the latest real estate figures.
Forty-eight homes were sold last month, a nearly 23% increase from 37 during the...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...