| 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-...
| Oct 16, 2010
The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
| 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 9, 2012
| 6:42 PM
After months of intense neighborhood opposition, the developer of a proposed project for 50 single-family homes now plans to sell the roughly five-acre site in Burbank's Rancho area to a private school for an undisclosed price.
The property, a former...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Months after purchasing the former Great Indoors site in Burbank, Walmart representatives say they plan to open a store there, calling the 120,000-square-foot building a prime location.
Walmart had declined to confirm plans to move into the space until...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Members of the business district for Magnolia Park have voted to disband, ending a property tax assessment that brought hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for promotions and popular public events.
The Magnolia Park Partnership, which organizes...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The long simmering issue over the Sagebrush territory in La Cañada — an area whose students have historically been served by Glendale Unified — is still ongoing, school board members confirmed this week.
The decades-old battle on behalf of La...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:21 PM
After hearing from some residents who remain opposed to the idea, the City Council on Tuesday moved ahead with an updated zoning ordinance that will allow for 343 affordable housing units.
State law requires every city in California to comply with laws...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:37 PM
After nearly two years of uncertainty about the future of the open space at the Americana at Brand, the City Council this week unanimously approved taking over the popular park as a city property.
The uncertainty was tied to the dissolution of...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A plan to sell some storefronts at the downtown shopping center the Exchange but keep the Alex Theatre, an Americana at Brand open space and the building slated for the Museum of Neon Art was approved by a board of city, county and school officials this...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:16 AM
While City Hall can't legally put the brakes on a nonprofit's plan to close and sell a senior living facility, there could be other options that might thwart the move, some of which officials suggested be taken up by private citizens.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:12 AM
A North Glendale homeowner's association wants the City Council to designate an assisted living facility in La Crescenta as historic without the property owner's consent, preventing its conversion into single-family homes.
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