| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Commuters going north of Burbank on the 5 Freeway will have to contend with a series of ramp closures this week as part of a major HOV lane construction project.
The California Department of Transportation has announced plans to close the ramps and...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:31 PM
California workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a worker who was accidentally crushed in Burbank last week after becoming trapped in the bottom-dump doors of a gravel truck.
The death of the worker, 58-year-old Vigen Boodaghian,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Starting Sunday, Alameda Avenue at the Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for work on the new carpool lane project through Burbank.
The closure will last through Thursday, from midnight to 6 a.m. each day to allow for bridge demolition work,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office on Tuesday filed four felony charges against the man who led Burbank police and California Highway Patrol officers on a one-hour pursuit on multiple freeways through the San Fernando Valley Friday...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Burbank Art Association’s annual fall art show offers a particularly fine selection of paintings in this seasonal contest. The show is categorized into the customary genres, but it is the landscape class that steals this show.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:15 PM
A parolee who allegedly fled the scene of crash on the Golden State (5) Freeway overnight Monday was eventually captured after he fell out of a tree that he was hiding in.
The man, Glendon Mullican of North Hollywood, was taken to Providence Saint Joseph...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:16 PM
A Glendale man was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly using his vehicle to ram and break through a security gate to exit a Burbank business on San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank police said.
At about 4 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 3600...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
State transportation officials on Thursday announced the latest round of planned ramp closures along the Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as crews work to build a new carpool lane.
The nearly $58-million project -- which will include a carpool...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The state Senate voted to fund California's ambitious high-speed rail project on Friday, handing a major victory to Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration.
The $8-billion legislation will fund the project's first stretch, covering 130 miles from...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m.
Motorists will be unable to get on the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:36 AM
State transportation officials this week warned that all lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for five hours starting at midnight Thursday between State Route 118 and the Hollywood (170) Freeway.
The closure is necessary so...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A series of night closures on the Golden State (5) Freeway north of Burbank starts Sunday as crews prepare to construct a bridge connector for carpool lanes on the Hollywood (170) Freeway.
The HOV-connector is part of a $140-million project through the...