City of Burbank

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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.


Burbank’s Recycling Center Buy-Back Program Resumes

The Burbank Recycling Center has announced that it will resume its beverage container buy-back operations at the 500 Flower Street facility beginning Monday, November 12 after having its license suspended by previous operator


Burbank2035 Final Environmental Impact Report Made Available to Public

The City of Burbank is announces the availability of the Burbank2035 Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR).


Bob Hope Airport Puts Together Fundraiser for ‘Superstorm Sandy’ Victims

Today from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., uniformed Airport personnel will be stationed outside of the main terminal entrance collecting both check and cash donations for victims on the East Coast

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Colony Theatre Has Been Saved – For Now

However, the award-winning theatre company still must raise $500,000 by year’s end to continue serving the region. The Colony has achieved the first goal of its emergency “Save the Colony” campaign by raising $49,000 in ten days so that it can open THE MORINI STRAD as scheduled on November 17

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Bob Hope Airport Starts Local Marketing Campaign

The six-month marketing program hopes to increase awareness of the Burbank Bob Hope Airport in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys.

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10 Burbank Electrical Workers to Help Long Island After Hurricane Sandy

10 electrical linemen and work vehicles from Burbank Water and Power left Sunday to help Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) restore power to thousands of impacted residents in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Bob Hope Airport Police Cruiser. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Man Pleads Guilty to pointing a Laser at Aircraft Near Bob Hope Airport

North Hollywood Man Pleads Guilty to Pointing Laser at Aircraft in April Near Bob Hope Airport, Violating 2012 Legislation Making the Offense a Federal Crime