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  • A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline

    A look at what's in Burbank's news pipeline
    The New Year brings a time of reflection and hope. The Media City has plenty to look forward to in 2014, though the calendar seems packed with development. The airport is planning to open its transportation center, two hotels are slated to break ground,...
  • Planning board to review IKEA expansion project in Burbank

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA may get one step closer next week to building its largest store in the United States as its proposed expansion project is slated to come before the Burbank Planning Board on Monday. The retailer announced a little more...
  • Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays

    A water main break caused flooding and road delays for Burbank motorists early Saturday morning as utility crews worked to repair the broken pipe and road surfaces undermined by the flood. Crews were called to Olive Avenue and Niagara Street at 1 a.m....
  • Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire

    Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire
    The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon — temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays — was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • Burbank City Council to vote on IKEA project

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA will face its final hurdle next week in its quest to build its largest store in the country, with the Burbank City Council set to consider the project on Tuesday. The retailer has the Burbank Planning Board on its side, which...
  • Letter: Hills residents deserve gates

    My husband and I have owned a home in the Burbank Hills development since 2005. I attended the City Planning hearing on in April and have read letters from those who are opposed to gates in our community. While there are many opinions on the matter,...
  • Parking issues vex Burbank merchants

    Parking issues vex Burbank merchants
    A group of Magnolia Park merchants has asked the city to crack down on parking enforcement and add tougher parking restrictions on their block, arguing that customer traffic has suffered due to a local cafe "monopolizing" area parking. Ten merchants...
  • Ron Kaye: A seat at the table of power

    It was a triumph of citizen activism — the Pasadena City Council's unanimous repudiation last week of plans to extend the long-stalled Long Beach (710) Freeway through town. Someday, we might look back at what happened Monday night as a historic...
  • Interstate 5 lanes reopen in Burbank after big rig crash

    All lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank were reopened at about 1:45 p.m. Monday after a big rig overturned earlier in the morning and spilled roughly 1,000 gallons of fuel. Three of four lanes were closed shortly after the crash was reported...
  • I-5 project gets complicated

    I-5 project gets complicated
    Under pressure to meet strict deadlines or risk losing tens of millions of dollars related to improvements being made to Interstate 5 as it flows through Burbank, state transportation officials are pushing to change the construction timeline. If the city...
  • Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!
    The year 2011 was the year of development. From a huge cost underestimate on Bob Hope Airport’s massive transit center, to news that Walmart was coming to town, to the clog of a large-scale revamp of the Golden State (5) Freeway corridor, the pang...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Good Samaritans' families to get bills, Plane crashes in Pacoima

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, August 26 — the last weekend before Labor Day. Summer is slowly winding down. A good deed doesn't go unpunished in Los Angeles. The families of the two¬†good Samaritans electrocuted Wednesday in Valley Village...