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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

58 Guns Taken Off Burbank Streets in Successful Buyback Program

Gun buyback program netted owners a Walmart gift card as Burbank Police work to help make streets safer for residents

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Lola

Meet Lola, a female black, brindle, and white Labrador Retriever and Pit Bull Terrier mix at the Burbank Animal Shelter. Lola is a friendly, sweet girl, very affectionate, excited to be around people, and very smart. At some point in her life, someone cared for her and loved her, and the shelter just want her to have a second chance at happiness and back in a home where she is loved.

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Lenny

Hi! My name is Lenny, and I am the ultimate explorer! I am sweet, spunky, and really really really ridiculously good looking. I love to play with scratch posts and laser toys, and I love to cuddle my foster parents when it’s cold! I am a pro at using the cat box and love to meet new pets and people. I enjoy showing off my zoomies and prance moves. I love to play with anything that has string, and I have to say, I am probably the best cat tree climber in the world.

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Loki

The Burbank Animal Shelter staff and socialization team have been working with Loki since he came in as a stray back in June of this year. He was an extremely scared cat and would act out of fear. Thankfully, he has come around with the help of a lot of enrichment, socialization and TREATS! Loki is very food motivated and is your favorite person if he knows food is on the way.

City Hall to be Lit in Orange for Activism Against Gender Violence

Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence will be observed from November 25 through December 2

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Amy

Meet Amy, a two and a half year old female German Shepherd at the Burbank Animal Shelter. Amy is super sweet, loving, and very high energy, but was happy to sit still for her fall photo shoot. While in foster care, Amy did wonderfully with the foster parent's young kids. She will require an active lifestyle with someone who knows the breed and appreciates the care that is needed to help her thrive.

Burbank Animal Shelter Reveals New Art Murals From the Animation Guild

The murals were designed and painted by animators from The Animation Guild as part of their 70th-anniversary celebration.

Burbank Fire Department Performs CPR, Saves Engine 12 From ‘Brown-Out’

Instead of taking Engine 12 out of service for staffing, the department will under staff three of the four-person Engine Companies

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Astrid

Meet Astrid, a spayed female, tan and white Anatolian Shepherd mix at the Burbank Animal Shelter. The shelter staff think she is about 2 years old and was found wandering as a stray through the streets of Burbank. Astrid is a large girl weighing in at 125 healthy pounds. She would not make a good first time dog because of her size, and needs someone with lots of large or extra large dog breed experience in order for her to thrive in her forever home.

Firefighters Union Says There are Much Deeper Issues to the Temporary Loss of Engine...

While the City says taking Engine 12 out of service is to bring respite to firefighters and their families, the union says pay is forcing firefighters to transfer to other departments.

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Stefanie Girard Supports Local Artists Through her “Art Candy Machine”

Just a block away from the Verdugo Aquatic center, lies a quiet Burbank neighborhood. Here at the corner of Oak and Fairview, lives Stefanie Girard, who brings art to the community through her “Art Candy Machine.”

Letter to the Editor: Resident Questions Meals Provided to Commission Members

"In a room outside of the meeting room, before each meeting, are tables with catered food and drinks. The ratepayers pay for each of the monthly meals."