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  • Letter: Dangerous driving seems all the rage

    Since moving to Burbank my family and I have enjoyed many things about the city. One phenomenon we find very aggravating, though, is the unfortunate preponderance of drivers who speed excessively and aggressively through completely residential areas — like our own — often in cars with illegally modified engines, some of which I’ve witnessed having forced backfires.
  • Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'

    Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'
    Pile-driving operations along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue are on schedule to wrap up later this month, an official with the California Department of Transportation said Tuesday. Part of an...

    Verdugo on-ramp of Golden State (5) Freeway to close for weekend construction

    Verdugo on-ramp of Golden State (5) Freeway to close for weekend construction
    The Verdugo Road on-ramp to the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank will be closed this weekend as crews pour new concrete. The 55-hour closure begins Friday at 10 p.m. and will last until Monday at 5 a.m. The work is part of a California...

    Closures, noise expected from I-5 work

    Closures, noise expected from I-5 work
    The California Department of Transportation will shake things up along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue starting Monday. As part of an ongoing interchange construction project at Empire Avenue,...

    Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head

    Man dies after telephone pole falls, strikes head
    A 39-year-old Burbank property owner died Wednesday in an industrial accident during which a 22-foot telephone pole fell and struck the back of his head, police said. The man, who was the owner of a parking lot in the 4400 block of Empire Avenue where...