| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Isn’t it about time the people of Burbank had a say in who our mayor will be?
If ever a time in our history screamed out to change the system, it is now, considering what we have to look forward to in 2011.
Once again some of the vindictive City...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
In this economy, this may be the first time Lola Gandara is looking forward to reading her power bill.
Gandara, who has lived in her Burbank home for the past nine years, received a Green Home House call from Burbank Water and Power on Friday as part...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Officials in the small Indiana town of Cedar Lake are taking action to make sure a blind woman can stay in the house she lost in a property dispute with an investor who bought her home of 55 years for $43 at a tax sale.
The Town Council this week...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:30 PM
One-quarter of homebuyers in this country are single, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors and local real estate experts say the Lehigh Valley has seen similar numbers.
In its 2013 report, NAR showed the number of...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Garnette Lynch Brant, a retired real estate saleswoman who also had a Waverly consignment shop, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 93 and lived in Lutherville.
Born Mary Garnette Lynch in Yadkin County, N.C., she...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:02 AM
New home sales shot up in October, evidence that buyers nationwide may be absorbing higher mortgage interest rates.
Sales of newly built single-family houses rose 25.4% from September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 444,000, the Commerce...