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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Burbank Police investigating fatal traffic collision involving a pedestrian

July 1, 2024   Burbank, California – A pedestrian has died after being struck by a suspected DUI driver. On June 28, 2024, at about 4:30 P.M., Burbank Police and Paramedics responded to the area of Olive Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard regarding a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. When police officers and paramedics arrived, they located a female in the […]
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Burbank community bulletin for 4th of July celebrations

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BURBANK POLICE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY RESPONSIBLY June 26, 2024 Burbank, CA — The Burbank Police Department reminds drivers to be the real heroes of the night by prioritizing the safety of everyone on the road this Fourth of July. Plan ahead and celebrate the holiday responsibly. Burbank Police on holiday patrol Beginning Monday, July 1 through […]
Saturday, June 29, 2024

Melissa Potter to serve as Burbank Interim Library Services Director

News Release Burbank, CA (June 27, 2024) – Burbank City Manager Justin Hess has selected Assistant Library Services Director, Melissa Potter, as the Interim Library Services Director of the Burbank Public Library, replacing Elizabeth Goldman who will be stepping down from her role as Library Services Director on July 5, 2024. Melissa Potter’s background: Melissa Potter began her career with […]
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Former Burbank high school basketball coach charged with theft

June 5, 2024.   Burbank, California – A former, local high school basketball coach has been charged with theft in connection with his official capacity. In December of 2023, the Burbank Police Department was contacted by the Burbank Unified School District about possible theft of funds by Mr. Austin Pope, a varsity basketball coach at John Burroughs High School. Mr. […]
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Hovanes Tonoyan announces run for Burbank City Council

NEWS RELEASE   BURBANK, Calif. – (MAY 31, 2024) – Lifelong resident Hovanes Tonoyan today announces his campaign for Burbank City Council. The only Millennial candidate at age 28, Tonoyan eyes transforming Burbank into the next mecca of entrepreneurship and innovation, leveraging the momentum of local grassroots interest groups and private-public partnerships throughout the community. Background: “I’m as true a […]
Friday, May 24, 2024

Pedestrian dies after collision with Metrolink train in Burbank

May 24, 2024.   Burbank, California – An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train early this morning. On May 24, 2024, at around 5:50 a.m., Burbank Police officers responded to the railroad crossing at Buena Vista Street and Vanowen Street following a report of a pedestrian being struck by a Metrolink passenger […]
Friday, May 17, 2024

New case of measles confirmed in Los Angeles County

News Release: May 16, 2024   The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International (LAX) airport while infectious on May 9, 2024. This person arrived on Qatar Airways flight QR 0739 at the Tom Bradley International Airport (TBIT) Terminal B, […]
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

A transient charged with an alleged sexual assault of a minor in Burbank

April 23, 2024.   Burbank, California – A suspect has been arrested and charged after sexually assaulting a minor walking home from school. On Friday, April 19, 2024, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police officers were dispatched to the area of Victory Boulevard and Alameda Avenue in regards to a possible assault. The victim, a 13-year-old female, reported that while she […]
Saturday, April 20, 2024

New Hollywood Burbank Airport citizen’s advisory committee seeks members

  News Release   BURBANK, CA (April 18, 2024) – The Burbank City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the Hollywood Burbank Airport Citizen’s Advisory Committee beginning April 18, 2024, through May 20, 2024. Applications may be submitted online by visiting or you can pick up an application in the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall at 275 […]