| Dec 15, 2010
The city has agreed to acquire and rehabilitate a seven-unit apartment building on Catalina Street, and temporarily removing tenants while it does the work.
The City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency, approved the deal Tuesday after a general...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:32 PM
When former Councilman John Drayman begins his five years of probation, expected to begin next month, the first meetings he has with the Los Angeles County Probation Office will include a thorough review of his assets and liabilities to determine how much...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Following months of meetings and closed-door negotiations, Glendale Unified officials are seeking input from Sagebrush residents on whether the La Caņada area should be transferred to that city’s district.
The area has historically been served by...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The long simmering issue over the Sagebrush territory in La Caņada — 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...