City of Burbank

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West Nile Virus Warnings Issued For Burbank Residents

Statewide, a total of 1,629 mosquito samples, 954 dead birds, and 168 sentinel chickens have been
identified as positive for West Nile virus. 56 human cases of West Nile virus have been reported

High above it all and working on power lines is Burbank Water & Power's Ryan Reid, this years Linesman's Rodeo first place champion. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Water and Power are High Voltage Kings for 2012

Burbank Water and Power (BWP) employees can claim bragging rights after taking home several trophies, including several first place finishes in the “Apprentice” competition, at the Annual Los Angeles Lineman’s Rodeo.

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McCambridge Park Pool Hours to be Extended Through Mid-October

McCambridge Pool, which was originally scheduled to be closed on September 9, will now remain open through Sunday, October 14

One way to beat the heat is to find a neighborhood lemonade stand like this one on Fairmount.  Poctured is (L to R) Sierra Brogmus (8), Raquel Brogmus (6) and Lily Sanchez (6) as they serve up some delisous homemade lemonade  (Photo By Craig Sherwood)

Burbank Extends Cooling Center Hours at Buena Vista Library

The City of Burbank is extending the hours of operation at one of its designated cooling centers to provide relief from the heat wave that is now forecast to last through the weekend.

The crew from the Target in Burbank were a big hit with the crowd, as they gave away merchandise and gift cards in their prize drawing.  In the background on the Chandler Bikeway, Burbank PD's Mounted Patrol is represented by  Sgt. Kerry Schilf on "Texas."  (Photo By Stan Lynch)

Burbank Neighborhoods Celebrate ‘National Night Out’

While the City put on their annual event at Keystone and Chandler, numerous residents as well as Muir Middle School hosted events for their neighbors. We visited a few and saw true Burbank spirit.

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Burbank to Once Again Open Cooling Centers During Heat Wave

The City of Burbank will once again open ‘cooling centers’ at two libraries to help residents escape the heat with temperatures excepted to top 100 degrees

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Mariposa Equestrian Bridge Reopens Ahead of Schedule

The Mariposa Equestrian Bridge has reopened following the completion of necessary repairs and general maintenance that was expected to take at least another week.


Face to Face Big Hit at the Starlight Bowl

Week three at the Starlight Bowl was another success with Face to Face. Deborah Dodge was once again roaming around and got some absolutely great photos. Next up this week are two great tribute bands for Journey and Bon Jovi.

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eBooks Now Available at Burbank Public Library

Effective August 1, the Library will be offering free eBooks for download through its website. Up to five books may be checked out at any time for periods of 7 to 14 days. Currently, the Library has approximately 1200 titles available


Burbank Nonprofit Coalition will host the Annual Back to School Celebration

Back to School Fair Helps Students with School Supplies, Backpacks, and other Educational Resources

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Mariposa Equestrian Bridge to Temporaily Close for Repairs

Repairs to be made July 30-August 1


Starlight Bowl Continues to Rock This Season

BurbankNBeyond’s Deborah Dodge was at the Starlight Bowl last week and captured some great photos. Face to Face and Judith Hill coming to the Bowl this Sunday. Tickets are still available

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Burbank Library to Close for Seismic Work

Mandatory seismic work will start on the Northwest Branch Library on August 1 and will take until Spring 2013 before the branch will reopen