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Burbank High Band Hosts Music Trivia Night Fundraiser

The Burbank High School Instrumental Music Association hosts a Music Trivia Night fundraiser to benefit the high school band programs on Tuesday, February 9,...

Burbank Mommies Group Donates Presents to Families in Need

2020 has been a grueling year and some families have been affected more than others with the loss of jobs due to COVID-19. Local Facebook group, Burbank Mommies, has helped to collect over 200 Christmas gift donations in order to help 25 families this holiday season. The annual Gift Giving program, created and facilitated by member Jacquelynn Remery-Pearson, has provided gifts to 43 Burbank children.

Burbank March for Reproductive Freedom Stands in Favor of Health Rights for All

A gathering of locals led by the Burbank Progressives Facebook group marched along the Chandler Bikeway on Saturday, Sept. 4, to protest a controversial Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

Women’s History Month Q&A Series: Judie Wilke

In day 3 of myBurbank's Women's History Month series, we hear from Judie Wilke, Burbank's Assistant City Manager.

LADWP River Supply Conduit Replacement Project Will Extend Until Mid-2023 

The RSC 7 project, which began in late 2018, will likely extend until the. middle of next year, the LDAWP says.

Eagle Scout Project Educates Public on Coyote Awareness

Life Scout, Richie Collins, organized a coyote awareness campaign for his Eagle Scout Project in order to help assist the Burbank Animal Shelter in educating the public on the growing coyote issue arising in Burbank. The campaign consisted of the distribution of over a thousand copies of the Burbank Police Department’s Community Bulletin on Coyote Awareness.

Neighbors Got a Visit from Santa and the Grinch

You can’t cancel Christmas for the neighbors of North Evergreen. This past Saturday, December 19th, two friends and neighbors banded together to bring Christmas joy to the families of the community. Bryan Zweigart dressed as Santa Claus while Brian Gogerty dawned a green Grinch outfit. Together they patrolled the neighborhood with Christmas music, lights and a very jolly “Ho Ho Ho.”

Burbank Fire Department Gathers at the Starlight Bowl for 2021 Departmental Celebrations

The 2021 Departmental Celebrations for the Burbank Fire Department, which took place at the Starlight Bowl on May 27, honored retirees, recruits, and promotions of the BFD.

Water and Power Officials Outline Outside Watering Guidelines Between September 6 – 20

There will be no outdoor watering for 15 days while a major pipeline is being fixed.

Burbank Family Builds Race Track and Custom 1/64 Scale Cars

Burbank resident, Frank De Jesus, has been a car enthusiast since he was four years old and his uncle would visit with his 1969 Plymouth Road Runner muscle car.  Now as a father to two teen boys, De Jesus has used his love of cars to bond his family together and create lasting memories with their custom Hot Wheels race track.

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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Duke

Meet Duke, a two year old German Shepherd/Mastiff mix. He is a very sweet boy and LOVES attention, but is still in need of some training. Duke is a very strong pup and doesn't realize his size. The Burbank animal shelter thinks he should be fine with experienced kids.  Duke spent time in a foster home where he adored his foster dad and his daughter. His foster family said he was smart, affectionate, loving and loyal. They also said he was housebroken, knows basic commands, and did great on the leash!

Burbank City Council Candidate Profile: Carmenita Helligar

Carmenita Helligar shares information about her creative endeavors and involvement in local activism as she runs for a spot on the Burbank City Council.

Sustainable Commission to City Council: No on Artificial Turf at Brace Park Fields

Sustainable Burbank Commission sends letter to the Council in opposition to Park & Rec. putting artificial turf at Brace Park. Park & Rec, Board makes no recommendation