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Traffic on Burbank Streets by I-5 to Increase This Weekend

Drivers Are Advised to Use Other Southbound Routes to Avoid Traffic Delays

Burbank High School Students Receive Nation-wide Award for Original App

Four Burbank High School students recently won the Congressional App Challenge for their district with their original app, "Go Green," which aims to raise awareness for climate change.

Music Is Instrumental Campaign Raises Nearly $50,000 For High School Bands And Choirs

As the rousing notes of themes for "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Home Alone" and "Avatar" concluded to a standing ovation from the audience, the high school band and choir programs could also celebrate raising some much-needed funds.

Circus Vargas Brings a Totally New Show To Town

The circus is back in town! Join Circus Vargas for a brand new big top adventure happening from January 20th through February 9th.

Burbank K-9 Retires and His Handler Moving on to Become a Detective

Tonight Burbank K-9 Officer Joel Rodriguez and his partner Kimo both end almost a decade together as working partners.

Residents Continue to Voice Frustration With Jet Noise

The Southern San Fernando Valley Airplane Noise Task Force held their fifth meeting Wednesday

Spark! Digital Media Lab Debuts At Burbank Central Library

The Burbank Central Library cut the ribbon on the new Spark! Digital Media Lab which will officially open to the public on Wednesday, January 22.

Get Out Of Town!: JPL Tour

The NASA JPL Visitor Day Tour is a fun and educational way to see the latest in Mars Rover technology, learn about the history of the storied science institution and see the monitoring of deep space satellites and space craft in real time.

Warner Bros. Breaks Ground On Frank Gehry-Designed “Iceberg” Office Towers

California Governor Gavin Newson joined architect Frank Gehry, Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff, developer Jeff Worthe and Burbank Mayor Sharon Springer at the official groundbreaking of the Second Century Project, a Warner Bros. Studios expansion featuring two Gehry-designed office towers, on Tuesday, January 14.

Motorcycle Accidents On The Rise On Burbank Streets

The Burbank Police responded to another motorcycle-involved traffic accident that occurred on Tuesday evening, January 14, in the 2600 block of Olive Avenue.

Former Teacher of the Year, Jon Olin, Passes Away

He began his teaching career with BUSD in the fall of 1967 at Jordan Middle School, where he taught Adaptive Physical Education to Special Education students

“A Far Off Place” Benefit Concert Slated To Raise Funds For Burbank Music Programs

Burbank and Burroughs High School advanced instrumental and vocal music students join professional studio musicians for an inspiring annual event to raise money for their music programs on Saturday, January 11.

Four Burbank Unified Elementary Schools Recognized For Exemplary Arts Education

Four of 13 elementary schools selected by the State Department of Education for Exemplary Arts Education Awards are located in the Burbank Unified School District; Superintendent Matt Hill attributes the success to the Burbank community's investment in the arts for students.

Burbank Noon Rotarians Help Young Adults In Need

Burbank Noon’s Executive Board decided to target emancipated and displaced youth

Burbank Sunrise Rotary Delivered Holiday Baskets

Burbank Sunrise Rotary brightened the holidays for four Burbank families in need, delivering gifts and food for daily needs as well as a holiday meal

DUI Checkpoint Results in Zero Arrests

While there were no arrests, there were seven tickets issued along with seven drivers receiving field sobriety tests

First Year Successes and Goals Analyzed in Measure P

In November 2018, Burbank voters approved Measure P, which increased the City’s sales tax from 9.50% to 10.25%

Burbank Noon Rotary Adds New Paul Harris Fellows in Honor of Pete Mcgrath’s Memory

Pete’s daughter Peggy Christ and his longtime dear friend (and past-Rotarian) Katherine Richards were both honored by being named Paul Harris Fellows (PHF) in memory of Pete.