Nearly 200 families with autistic children joined ground staff and aircrews from JetBlue, TSA officers, and airport staff on Saturday afternoon to experience the realities of air travel. JetBlue has sponsored its “Wings for Autism” program over the past three years, and selected Burbank for the first west coast “travel rehearsal” event.
At around 2:30 Friday afternoon alarms sounded that a brush fire was rapidly growing in the Chevy Chase / Glenoaks Canyon divisions of Glendale and was dubbed the “Canyon Fire.”
The elimination of air traffic controllers across the nation, including at LAX and Burbank, was beginning to cause flight disruptions and delays, and impacting commerce in a way that would further injure our economy.
Following his victory in the Burbank City Council elections, myBurbank caught up with Councilman David Gordon at the Burbank City Hall. Never soft-spoken, Councilman Gordon was very candid and direct with his priorities, and for establishing his vision for Burbank.
Fresh on the heels of “FiFi,” the B29, Burbank is playing host this weekend to the “Memphis Belle,” a World War II era B-17 bomber.
The average resident or visitor might not immediately notice, but the Burbank Police Department (BPD) is making a lot of changes to their uniforms, patrol cars, motorcycles, and safety equipment.
On Tuesday morning students from John Burroughs High School, law enforcement officer from the Burbank Police Department and California Highway Patrol (CHP), and the Mercedes Benz Driving Academy joined forces to kickoff California Teen Safe Driving Week and National Distracted Driving Month.
A stroll through Bexel’s facility is like attending a TED Talk in media innovation.
On Saturday morning officers from the Burbank Police set up an information checkpoint on the Chandler Bike Path at North Keystone Street. According to Sgt Darin Ryburn, Media Relations Officer with the Burbank Police Department, the objective of the checkpoint was to educate motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians using the bike path and driving through the intersection.
The last airworthy B29 bomber was joined by a British Spitfire, a Japanese Zero, and other World War II era aircraft this weekend at the Burbank Airport. FiFi, the B29, is a rebuilt rescue formerly used as a target at the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station.
Students tour nation’s capitol, meet with Congressman, during their spring break from school.
“I also believe we should roll back the special immunity that the gun industry enjoys that no other industry in America does. And that is that the gun sellers can act in a negligent way, and can turn a blind eye to the straw purchasers that come and buy dozens of weapons and then turn them over to people who can’t pass a background check”
Supporters of Measure S celebrate victory on passing the bond measure after capturing 61% of the vote, bringing $110 million into the school district for badly needed improvements.