Burbank Scene

Friday, January 15, 2016

New rules for Burbank’s “Ladies & Gents Night Out”

The popular “Ladies & Gents Night Out” event in Burbank’s Magnolia Park is returning this month, but with some major changes. Earlier this week, the Magnolia Park Merchants Association sent out an email to shop owners and businesses in the affected area, announcing new rules, which are the result of a series of meetings between members of the association and […]
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Burbank pounded by winter storm Tuesday, more rain coming

Burbank and the rest of the Southland got pounded by a major storm yesterday and a second is expected to hammer us hard today. Meanwhile, more storms are lining up to roll through our area. Weather watchers say this is the first series of El Niño storms to hit Southern California this winter. We’ve been hoping for rain — now […]
Sunday, January 3, 2016

Powerball ticket worth $424,000 sold in Burbank

No one scored Saturday’s big Powerball jackpot worth at least $344 million, however, some lucky player who bought a ticket for yesterday’s draw in Burbank did win a ton of money. The winning numbers: 5, 6, 15, 29, 42 and the Powerball 10. A ticket with all the numbers except the Powerball was purchased at 7-Eleven 1611 West Olive Avenue […]
Friday, January 1, 2016

Burbank Police investigating gang-related shooting

Burbank Police are investigating what they’re calling a gang-related shooting, which sent an 18 year-old male to the hospital. The victim was hit by gunfire on New Year’s Eve. It happened in the 200 block of West Verdugo Avenue at around 2:30 p.m. In a news release, Burbank PD spokesman, Sergeant Claudio Losacco said “Preliminary information is that a black […]
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Burbank PD needs help in finding sexual assault suspect

Burbank Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a sexual assault suspect who allegedly groped a 12 year-old girl, at the Target in the Burbank Empire Center, earlier this month. The alleged attack occurred on Sunday, December 13, around 4:15 p.m. The girl was” with her mother, when the suspect walked up to her and squeezed her buttocks.  The […]
Thursday, December 24, 2015

Talk of the Town: Mark Scott’s holiday surprise

Burbank City Manager, Mark Scott, has the town buzzing again. Actually the dust of confusion and shock has not really settled from   Scott’s abrupt resignation last month, uh, he changed it to retirement, no wait, it’s now apparently back to resignation! Last Monday, the San Bernardino Sun reported Scott would be the “city’s interim manager beginning Feb. 8.” The news […]
Friday, December 18, 2015

Envelope with suspicious powder mailed to Burbank Police

Some drama at Burbank Police headquarters in Downtown Burbank today. An employee opened an envelope addressed to the department at around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon and “noticed a white powder inside,” according to a news release. The administrative offices of the BPD building were cordoned off and the Burbank Fire Department reportedly responded with a hazmat team. A Los Angeles Sheriff’s […]
Wednesday, December 16, 2015

550 Holiday Baskets delivered, more than 100 bikes needed

Around 550 families are enjoying some holiday cheer thanks to a huge effort by hundreds of volunteers in Burbank. Last Saturday from a staging area at George Washington Elementary School over on North Lincoln Street, weeks of food collection and donations culminated with the delivered of Holiday Baskets to eligible families with children. Earlier this week at the Burbank City Council […]
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Seven utility boxes in Burbank get creative paint jobs

Have you noticed several utility boxes in Burbank have been turned into original art pieces? A call went out last summer for seven artists to showcase their talent on seven utility boxes under the theme, “Just Imagine.” Artist, Jennifer Turnbull, was selected to work her magic on the utility box on Beachwood Drive between Verdugo and Olive Avenues. It was […]