| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The 10 electrical linemen from Burbank Water and Power who have been assisting with power restoration and relief efforts in New York City have returned “cold, tired and full of stories,” the city announced Tuesday.
The men were part of a...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:31 AM
With the Eastern Seaboard struggling to recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy — a recent winter storm that only added to the region’s woes — teams of volunteers from the tri-city area continue to assist with relief efforts there....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:06 PM
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Clear Channel's Internet-radio division, iHeartRadio, has signed on for 20,000 square feet in The Burbank Studios on a 10-year lease reportedly worth between $5 million and $7 million, according...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The city of Burbank has come in for some serious dissing since news broke that "The Tonight Show" may leave NBC studios at Olive and Alameda avenues in search of an edgier, fresher vibe in New York City.
The old "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" slam...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Reaction to NBC's confirmation that Jimmy Fallon will be taking over at "The Tonight Show" -- along with the added whammy that production will move to New York City -- generated a wave of reaction among fans and non-fans alike on Twitter.
| May 22, 2010
A 31-year-old man who police said tried to smuggle more than 50 pounds of marijuana in checked luggage pleaded not guilty to felony drug charges Friday.
Following his plea in Burbank Superior Court, Clarence Williams, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was taken to a...
| Jun 9, 2010
The Burbank Bus announced on their Web page that they are making "service enhancements" starting July 7.
Not sure who this is an enhancement for, but it won't be for the majority of riders!
The majority of riders for the Burbank Bus are Metrolink...
| Dec 4, 2010
Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library.
First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
| Dec 11, 2010
On a strangely cool August day several years ago, I walked into a New York City classroom to begin my first day of classes at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Inside that small, overheated room were a dozen other students, and the...
| Aug 18, 2010
Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of the 13th day of a month falling on a Friday — a day when the superstitious tend to avoid black cats. Well, if black cats were being avoided, Black Cows were being embraced as members, friends and supporters...
| Jan 22, 2011
My tenure here has been a whirlwind of change. Here's the latest: We will be launching the Sunday News-Press and Leader on Jan. 30.
In the last two years, we've done quite a bit. We started a blog, The818Now.com, we redesigned the paper, upgraded and...
| Aug 25, 2010
Efforts to stop the years-long flight of film crews from California to faraway locations are gaining steam.
Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian has proposed new tax incentives to keep production crews filming in his city. The effort follows...