City of Burbank

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

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.

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.

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.

Burbank Library Unveils Its New Mascot “Dewey the Dragon”

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

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.

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

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

4 Prayers We All Can Pray

Douglas Howe, Guest Speaker at this year’s Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, is a local boy made good and he was a strategist and a public speaker in the successful presidential campaigns of George W. Bush

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Continues An Annual Tradition

The Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is a local version of the Presidential Prayer Breakfast held annually in Washington, D.C

Police Chief Addresses FBI Investigation Announcement

After FBI closes investigation into Burbank Police officers involved in different allegations several years ago, it has decided not to file any charges. Chief LaChasse sends an open letter to officers.

Dr. David Gordon Appointed Burbank Mayor

Vice Mayor is elevated to top position by a 4-0 vote; Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy abstains

City of Burbank Track and Field Registration Now Available

Burbank Park and Recreation is having sign-ups currently; see flyer listed