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  • National Golf Foundation to assist with reviving DeBell

    National Golf Foundation to assist with reviving DeBell
    A division of the nonprofit National Golf Foundation is on tap to assist Burbank officials as they work to turn the struggling DeBell Golf Club around. The golf subcommittee, which was formed to review the financials of the city-owned DeBell course...
  • Group eager to sort out DeBell woes

    Members of the newly formed oversight subcommittee for the troubled DeBell Golf Club on Wednesday said they were eager to decipher how the red ink started flowing, and how to save the course. The subcommittee — which some have criticized as...
  • Burbank's cash priorities are out of whack

    We are very concerned about what is going on in Burbank lately. These bonus payments since 2007 totaled $4 million to hundreds of city employees, and they will continue to be eligible because payouts are written into their contracts. This needs to be...
  • City approves loan package to cash-strapped DeBell Golf Course

    City approves loan package to cash-strapped DeBell Golf Course
    The City Council on Tuesday approved a $1 million loan to the city-owned DeBell Golf Course and agreed to defer loan payments on $2.1 million in outstanding debt for two years as the troubled course tries to recover from a drop in revenue. The council...
  • Enjoying a fruitful campaign

    Enjoying a fruitful campaign
    This is the second in a four-part series looking back on the sports accomplishments of the four local high schools over the past school year. This installment is Burroughs High: Records were broken, long standing droughts were erased, state competition...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • Turn DeBell over to the pros

    In this economic environment, if a business with a $718,215 operating deficit and no reserves asked a bank for a $2-million bailout package, the response would be a predictable one: “no.” But in the world of Burbank municipal business, the...
  • Golf club problems could be worse

    Those who are so strongly objecting to City Council's decision to lend money to DeBell Golf Club would be advised to check out what is happening in Sunland-Tujunga with the beautiful Verdugo Hills Golf Course (“Water could change Verdugo's course,&...
  • City Council defends bailout of fledgling golf course

    City Council defends bailout of fledgling golf course
    City Council members defended their decision to allocate $2 million to save the DeBell Golf Club from financial ruin, while at the same time cutting firefighting resources, city youth jobs and library improvements. The rescue package includes a $1-...
  • Don't give more money to DeBell

    I am sorely disappointed in Mayor Jess Talamantes’ remark that the DeBell Golf Course is too big to not rescue and thus, we must “bail” them out (“Council OKs rescue of DeBell,” June 11). DeBell Golf Club already owes the...
  • Golfers rally around DeBell

    Golfers rally around DeBell
    Mike Pafford has a vested interest in ensuring that the struggling DeBell Golf Club gets back on solid ground. He’s played at the course since he was 11 years old. After pulling together some promotional ideas with fellow golfers, he was among...
  • Debell is an asset well worth the loan

    As president of the Burbank Senior Men’s Golf Club, I would like to respond to the criticism by Burbank residents to the loan of $1 million and to the reserve of another $1 million to potentially help the Debell Golf Club through difficult...