City of Burbank

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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

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Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – A Pet Store Owners Perspective

This is part three of a series on the issue of pet stores selling puppies in Burbank, whether the city should prevent sales of puppies in Burbank, and a greater issue of animal abuse through the distribution of puppies produced in “puppy mills.”

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Joy Forbes Named New Community Development Director

Forbes will begin her duties as CDD Director on Saturday, January 19, 2013 and replaces Greg Herrmann who retired in December, 2012

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Glendale Commissioner Named President of Airport Authority

Rafi Manoukian takes over as President while Commissioner Susan Georgino of Burbank Chosen as Vice President; Commissioner Steve Madison of Pasadena Named Secretary; Pasadena Appoints New Commissioner Jacque Robinson

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Firm Retained to Study Multi-Modal Transit Connections at Airport

Airport Authority wants firm to also Includes Planning for Potential Land Uses Near Bob Hope Airport Airport

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Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – An Animal Rights Perspective

SECOND IN A SERIES - Animal right groups, such as Burbank CROPS, do not want to shut down pet stores, as Shelly Rizzotti, Burbank CROPS member explains, they simply want to prevent pet stores from selling or distributing commercially bred “puppy mill” dogs.