City of Burbank


Pile Driving at Bob Hope Airport’s Transportation Center Should Not Affect Area Residents

The vibration impact of the pile driving operation will be barely noticeable within an approximate 100-yard circumference of the pile driving and is not anticipated to cause any structural or architectural issues for nearby buildings


Bob Hope Airport to Host Workshop on Noise Exposure

The FAR Part 150 Study process is comprised of two fundamental components – a “Noise Exposure Map Update,” and a “Noise Compatibility Program Update.” The Noise Exposure Map component documents the forecasted level of incompatible aircraft noise expected over a five-year period.

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Mike Flad Leaving Burbank to Take South Gate City Manager Job

After spending 23 years as a Burbank City Employee, the Burroughs alum will leave the top job in Burbank to take a similar job in the smaller City of South Gate.

This Mitsubishi Twin Engine Prop Plane wanted to leave Bob Hope Airport but in the pilots haste he made a wrong turn and ended up on a Service Road meant for cars, trucks and emergency equipment. The plane was stopped parallel to Vineland near the end of runway 8. A full Alert 2 was called but it turned out to be an incident not an emergency.(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Small Plane Takes Wrong Turn at Bob Hope Airport

In his haste to find a runway, a pilot accidentally taxied onto a service road at Bob Hope Airport Thursday afternoon and had to be towed away. Airport traffic was temporarily interrupted

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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