City of Burbank

Councilman Dr. David Gordon. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – An Interview with Councilman David Gordon

This is the final article in a series researching the introduction of a proposed pet Sales and Breeding Regulations Ordinance that may potentially eliminate the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in the City of Burbank.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Tom Lenahan Named New Burbank Fire Chief

Long time member of the Burbank Fire Department goes from Interim Chief to permanent Fire Chief and succeeds Ray Krakowski, who retired in December


Search for New City Manager Given Timeline Structure

Although the search will go on now, it appears the new City Council will vote on the new City Manager after May 1


Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – A Pet Store Owners Perspective

This is part three of a series on the issue of pet stores selling puppies in Burbank, whether the city should prevent sales of puppies in Burbank, and a greater issue of animal abuse through the distribution of puppies produced in “puppy mills.”

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Joy Forbes Named New Community Development Director

Forbes will begin her duties as CDD Director on Saturday, January 19, 2013 and replaces Greg Herrmann who retired in December, 2012


Glendale Commissioner Named President of Airport Authority

Rafi Manoukian takes over as President while Commissioner Susan Georgino of Burbank Chosen as Vice President; Commissioner Steve Madison of Pasadena Named Secretary; Pasadena Appoints New Commissioner Jacque Robinson

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Firm Retained to Study Multi-Modal Transit Connections at Airport

Airport Authority wants firm to also Includes Planning for Potential Land Uses Near Bob Hope Airport Airport

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Burbank Takes on Puppy Mills – An Animal Rights Perspective

SECOND IN A SERIES - Animal right groups, such as Burbank CROPS, do not want to shut down pet stores, as Shelly Rizzotti, Burbank CROPS member explains, they simply want to prevent pet stores from selling or distributing commercially bred “puppy mill” dogs.

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Last Days to See Burbank’s Award Winning Float

Float will be visible until Monday when it is then hauled back to its barn for decommissioning and will standby until it is rebuilt for the 2014 parade

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Troops Thank Burbank’s Veterans Committee and Residents

This Christmas, Burbank's Veterans Committee addressed and mailed 500 Christmas packages to our deployed Warriors who wanted to now thank everyone involved


Retired Senior Volunteer Program is Hosting its Third Annual “One Warm Coat”

Cause to benefit veteran men and women and their families. Bring your new, or clean and “gently worn” coat donations to any of the Burbank lobby locations January 14 through January 18

The intersection of Victory & Burbank was only light up by traffic flares supplied by BPD, while part of Burbank was blacked out overnight by a tree that hit a power feeder in the 1100 Blk of Reese Place. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Overnight Power Outage Sends 500 Burbank Residences Into Darkness

Power goes out about 12:45 am in area of Monterey to Chandler and from Myers to Victory. Crews get the lights back on within three hours.

This is one of the new locations for discarded old Christmas Trees. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Have An Old Tree In A New Year? Here’s Where To Bring It

Christmas tree drop-off locations include Izay, Foy, and McCambridge Parks. Verdugo Park is not being used this year due to construction.