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Burbank City Attorneys Association Disbands

Representatives of the BCAA advised the City Manager by letter on July 17, 2014, that their group is disbanding effective immediately and is withdrawing a lawsuit and several complaints

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Airport Authority Elects New Officers

Commissioner Frank Quintero of Glendale Chosen as Vice President; Commissioner Bill Wiggins Named Secretary

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Bob Hope Airport Introduces R.I.T.C. to Southland

Regional Intermodal Transportation Center will withstand earthquakes, provide a place or a command center for law enforcement during disasters and provide the public with access to planes, trains and cars.

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Burbank Water and Power Attains Third Platinum LEED Certified Building on Its Ecocampus

Along with the Administration Building and the Service Center Building, there are now three buildings on the BWP campus that have achieved the highest certification possible from the USGBC

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Fired Police Sgt. Back on the Streets after Reinstatement

Burbank Police Sgt. Chris Canales, who was fired in 2010, was back on the streets of Burbank Monday after being reinstated

A special ceremony took place at City Hall the other night welcoming the Special Olympics to Burbank (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Selected as Host Town for Special Olympics in 2015

Burbank announced that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program from July 21 – 24, 2015

Michelle Boehm, California High-Speed Rail Authority's Southern California regional director, addresses those attending the Open House for the statewide rail modernization plan on Wednesday night at the Holiday Inn Burbank Media Center. (photo by Joyce Rudolph)

Possible Burbank Station Discussed at High Speed Rail Meeting

Open house meeting gives residents a closer look at plans to build a high-speed rail system connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles. Plans are to build a station near the Burbank Bob Hope Airport to achieve rail-to-rail and rail-air connectivity.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Caltrans Breaks Ground on Burbank I-5 Corridor Improvements

Burbank kicked off a 5 year project Wednesday morning which will cost $355 million, add 2.2 miles of HOV lanes, close parts of San Fernando Blvd, realign the Burbank Blvd interchange, as well as elevate railroad tracks at the Buena Vista and San Fernando Blvd crossing.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Honors Those Who Died in Service to America

As volunteers read through 287 names of Burbank’s known war dead, beginning with World War I and ending with conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, those present at the Memorial Day Ceremony may have considered not only the loss of family members and friends through the years, but also - as the names continued, the cost of human life in the defense of our country.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Library Unveils Its New Mascot “Dewey the Dragon”

New dragon mascot is looking forward to promoting Burbank Library events.

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City of Burbank Loses Appeal Involving Captain Bill Taylor and $1.3 Million Verdict

Payment to former Deputy Chief who was demoted to Captain will be in excess of $2 million dollars plus court costs and legal fees.

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Burbank’s Bonnie Teaford Named a Top Ten Public Works Leader

Public Works Director, Bonnie Teaford, P.E., was recently named to the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2014 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year

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Burbank Residents Voice Concerns Metro Rail Station Project

Residents voice concerns for safety and disabled access at community meeting at the new Hollywood Way train station. The new station will allow passengers taking the Antelope Valley Line direct access to the airport, eliminating the stop at the Downtown Burbank station and taking a shuttle to the airport