City of Burbank

Bob Frutos Elected to Burbank City Council

Results mean at least one incumbant Councilman will be ousted with four to compete in run-off. Four will also go after two School Board Seats and Mullins elected City Clerk

A Warm Burbank Welcome to Rep Schiff

Residents and community leaders from across California's 28th district welcomed Rep. Adam Schiff (D) to his new office in downtown Burbank on Thursday. Several hundred stood in long queues to have a moment with the congressman, not only to say "hello," but to give their opinions on a wide variety of topics related to California and the United States.

BWP General Manager Ron Davis, Mayor Jess Talamantes and President of AHBE Landscape Architects Calvin Abe look over the new eco friendly Centennial Courtyard.  (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Water and Power Awarded Platinum Level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Platinum is the highest level possible and BWP’s EcoCampus has three buildings either constructed or under construction to Platinum level standards. Of the 50 or so LEED Platinum buildings in California, three will exist on the BWP campus

The Burbank Channel Dominates Golden Mike Awards with Five Victories

Lead by Peter Musurlian's four victories and Walter Lutz, Jr. with one award, The Burbank Channel topped all other Division "B" competitors at the 63rd Annual RTNA Golden Mike Awards Banquet

Burbank Fire Department Officially Changes Command With Lenahan

Former Chiefs, City Officials gather for the Fire Department's Change of Command Ceremony, which is a tradition.

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Workers Move Power Pole From Handicap Ramp

After several days of work, a handicap ramp will now have full access after power pole was moved to the side

Amtrak Train in the Burbank Station -1. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Caltrans Seeks Public Input on Statewide Rail Plan

Caltrans, which manages two of the nation’s busiest passenger rail lines, is asking its rapidly growing passenger base what they think about rail systems in California

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Three Forums Set for Public Input for New City Manager

The City of Burbank has scheduled three forums for residents to offer input in the search for a permanent city manager.

Burbank City Council. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

City Council to Puppy Mills: Don’t Do Business in Burbank

City Council decides to outlaw the sale of "Puppy Mill" dogs in Burbank pet stores. There will be no 'grandfather' clause for existing businesses

Vice Mayor Emily Gabal-Luddy.  (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – Interview with Vice Mayor Gabel-Luddy

This is a final article in a series researching the introduction of a proposed pet Sales and Breeding Regulations Ordinance that may potentially eliminate the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in the City of Burbank.

Councilman Dr. David Gordon. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – An Interview with Councilman David Gordon

This is the final article in a series researching the introduction of a proposed pet Sales and Breeding Regulations Ordinance that may potentially eliminate the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in the City of Burbank.

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Tom Lenahan Named New Burbank Fire Chief

Long time member of the Burbank Fire Department goes from Interim Chief to permanent Fire Chief and succeeds Ray Krakowski, who retired in December

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Search for New City Manager Given Timeline Structure

Although the search will go on now, it appears the new City Council will vote on the new City Manager after May 1