City of Burbank

Burbank's 2013 float entry ' Deep Sea Adventure' is ready for the world to see. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank’s Rose Float “Deep Sea Adventure” Wins Fantasy Trophy

Congratulations to the Burbank Tournament of Roses Association who once again has delivered Burbank an award winning float

Burbank Fire Chief Ray Krakowski. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Fire Chief Ray Krakowski Retires

Krakowski will end 32 years of public service with his retirement. Fire Marshal Tom Lenahan will serve as the acting Fire Chief during the search for a permanent replacement


Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills

On October 16th members of the community, animal rescue organizations, and local pet store owners gathered at the Burbank City Council meeting to weigh in on the highly emotional issue of the sale of dogs and cats in Burbank, with a focus on commercially bred animals sourced from “puppy mills.”

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Civic Pride Committee Announces Holiday Lighting Winners

Winners of the Civic Pride Committee's Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest mix whimsy with ingenuity in their yard entries. From Santa and his reindeer to Winnie the Pooh, designers bring a lot of cheer to their neighborhoods.

(Photo b y Ross A. Benson)

Bob Hope Airport Parking Rates to Raise in January

Daily parking rates for selected lots at Burbank Bob Hope Airport will be adjusted upward by $2 effective January 15, 2013 while some rates for other lots will remain unchanged

Mr & Mrs Santa Claus were greated by hundreds of happy kids at Burbank City Hall's Mayor's Tree lighting. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

A Little Rain is Not Going to Stop Santa From Tree Lighting Ceremony

Despite a little rain, the Mayor's Tree Lighting and first glimpse of Santa Claus went on without a hitch as hundreds showed up to City Hall

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Johnny Carson Park Receives $1.7 Million State Grant

This is the second grant received by the City to repair the aging park. Creek restoration is crucial element to the renovation

(Photo b y Ross A. Benson)

Bob Hope Airport Suffers Major Power Outage on Runway

A power failure resulting in the loss of edge lighting on a runway resulted in the grounding on many flights trying to leave the airport Thursday night.

City employees from Parks Rec. and Community Services Forestry Division gets ready for Santa's arrival Saturday evening. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Time to Deck the (City) Hall, It’s Christmas Time

Burbank's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Saturday night at City Hall and Santa's Helpers can be seen bustling around City Hall cleaning and arranging in anticipation of his arrival

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Burbank Water and Power Launches Turf Removal Program

BWP launches its newest program, “Go Native!,” which provides Burbank residents with cash rebates for replacing live turf with a California Friendly landscape

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BWP Workers Return From New York’s Long Island

Cold, tired, and full of stories, 10 electrical linemen from Burbank Water and Power (BWP) returned from New York’s Long Island after restoring power to hundreds of residents who had gone without electricity for up to 8 days

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

If You’re Off to Grandmother’s, Bob Hope Airport Has Some Travel Tips

Thanksgiving week kicks off the winter holiday travel season, and passengers traveling through Burbank Bob Hope Airport between Friday, November 16 and Monday, November 26 will experience higher-than-normal passenger traffic due to the Thanksgiving holiday

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Once Again Honors Veterans

Photos from the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony at McCambridge Park.