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Friday, April 12, 2024

Development of Homeless Solutions Center and Safe Parking Program moves forward in Burbank

News Release   BURBANK, CA (April 11, 2024) – During the City Council Meeting on April 9, 2024, the Burbank City Council took steps to further address homelessness by selecting 323-333 S. Front Street and 10 E. Verdugo Avenue as the site for a Homeless Solutions Center and directing staff to move forward with design and community engagement. Council also adopted […]
Friday, April 5, 2024

Burbank Police investigating shooting with one victim hospitalized

Dated: April 2, 2024 Contact: Sergeant Stephen Turner Burbank, California – An investigation is underway following an early morning shooting that occurred in a residential area. On April 2, 2024, at around 3:20 a.m., Burbank Police Communications received several calls from citizens reporting the sound of gunshots heard in the area of Elmwood Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard. Burbank Police officers […]
Friday, March 22, 2024

A woman arrested in Burbank as part of a stabbing investigation

Dated: March 21, 2024 Contact: Sergeant Stephen Turner   Burbank, California – A female suspect has been arrested following a stabbing that stemmed from a domestic incident. On March 21, 2024, just after 11:30 a.m., Burbank Police officers responded to Vickroy Park, 2310 Monterey Place, regarding an assault with a deadly weapon that just occurred, the weapon reportedly being a […]
Friday, March 15, 2024

Burglary suspects arrested in Burbank

Dated: March 14, 2024 Contact: Sergeant Stephen Turner   Burbank, California – Five suspects have been arrested following a residential burglary of an occupied residence in the 3600 block of Viewcrest Drive. Just before midnight on March 12, 2024, Burbank Police officers responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 3600 block of Viewcrest Drive. Two suspects, who were […]
Sunday, November 20, 2022

Outgoing Burbank City Councilmember Bob Frutos gives thanks

A Heartfelt Thank you. Thanksgiving is around the corner and I hope this year you can all enjoy safe and happy holidays together with family and friends. I would like to thank all of you as this will be my last year serving on the Burbank City Council. I am grateful for all of you who have supported me with your […]
Friday, June 24, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Bob Frutos announces retirement from Burbank City Council

Thank you, Burbank! Upon careful thought and reflection, I have decided it is time for me to retire from the Burbank City Council, effective this December.  I have discussed this with my wife, Laura and please believe me, this was not easy decision. However, it is one that I make with honor, satisfaction and pride, because I know I have […]
Sunday, December 12, 2021

Two Burbank officials speak out about redrawing political boundaries for the city

Burbank, like every other community across the State of California, is currently taking part in the once-in-a-decade process of redrawing the political boundaries for elective offices.  Redistricting takes place after the completion of each Census.  Over the course of the next few weeks, the Citizens Redistricting Commission will complete its work and establish the Assembly, Senate, and Congressional Districts that […]
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving message from Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos

This Thanksgiving I am grateful I will be joining my family, like so many families in our community in sitting down together to give thanks for those things we are so thankful for in our lives. When I look back over last year I have served as Mayor, I am grateful for a caring and kind community for your patience, […]
Sunday, May 9, 2021

Letter to the Editor: A tribute to Mickey DePalo

A heartfelt farewell to Mickey DePalo. Burbank will miss Mickey and we will never forget him.  While change is a part of life, saying farewell isn’t easy, especially if that someone is Mickey DePalo.  Mickey is a good man;  our dear Vietnam War veteran, our hero and he is my friend.   It has been my honor to have met Mickey, he is […]