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 […]
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Mourning for a popular Burbank teacher found dead in her home

A popular Burbank teacher is being mourned today after her tragic death. Karyn Lombardo was found unconscious in her home in the 800 block of North Avon Street last Tuesday night. According to a Burbank Police news release, “Life-saving measures were taken by officers and paramedics, but the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.” Apparently, there was some kind […]
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 www.burbankca.gov/bccapplication or you can pick up an application in the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall at 275 […]
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 […]
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Schiff and Schultz move on to the General Election in November 2024

  Two Burbank candidates appear to be headed for runoffs in the November 2024 General Election. Primary ballots are still being counted. The official final tally will be announced towards the end of the month when the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk certifies the March 5 Primary election results. Nonetheless, U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Burbank Mayor Nick […]
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 […]
Monday, March 4, 2024

Former Burbank City official announces run for City Council

Former Burbank Assistant City Manager Judie Wilke retired last year but now has decided to set out on a new path. Over the weekend, Wilke sent out media alerts to announce her candidacy for Burbank City Council in the November 2024 General Election. Two seats will be on the November ballot. Incumbents Mayor Nick Schultz and Councilmember Konstantine Anthony are […]
Friday, March 1, 2024

Two Burbank city officials are candidates in the March 5 Primary Election

                          Burbank Mayor Nick Schultz and former Mayor/City Councilmember Konstantine Anthony are currently running separate intense campaigns. Both politicians are in the upcoming March 5, California primary election. However, their campaigns are not related to their present positions in the Media City but to other offices. Mayor Schultz […]
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Three vote centers are open in Burbank

The 2024 California Primary Election is on March 5, but you can vote in person now at a vote center. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Record/County Clerk opened 119 vote centers throughout the county last weekend. Three are in Burbank. The Media City vote centers are located at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 2828 West Magnolia Blvd., Buena […]