Burbank Scene

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Art festival returns to Downtown Burbank this weekend

Downtown Burbank will be alive this weekend with the creative vibe and works of more than 100 artists from traditional painters, photographers, sculptors to special effects wizards and hip urban street painters. The art festival will once again take over several blocks of San Fernando Boulevard, between  Angeleno Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard. Also, there will be live art demonstrations, panel discussions with […]
Friday, April 10, 2015

Update Burbank election ballots coming in at a fast pace

The mail-only ballots for the 2015 Burbank General Municipal Election are coming in at a fast pace. Last Tuesday, City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, reported receiving 7,100 ballots. Now, that number has jumped by more than a thousand.  “As of today we have received approximately 8400 ballots, at this point in the primary we received 7800 ballots and 7621 at the […]
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Election News: Burbank ballots, returns and issues

Still holding onto your 2015 Burbank General Municipal Election ballot? It’s time to make a decision and let it go. There’s less than a week to the Tuesday, April 14 election. On that day, all the mail only ballots must be returned by 7  p.m. to be counted. If you plan to make your ballot choices and get the return […]
Monday, April 6, 2015

Entertainment Buzz: Classic variety show at Burbank’s Big Victory Theatre

A talented lineup is getting ready to take to the stage in “The Aubree Sweeney Variety Show”  at the Big Victory Theatre in Burbank this coming Saturday, April 11. Producer, Aubree Sweeney, is a writer, comedian, and actress who regularly appears at Flappers Comedy Club, which has locations in Burbank and Claremont. The event goal is to bring back “the thrill of the […]
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Burbank PD arrest suspect in shooting incident

Burbank Police arrested a suspect today in connection with a shooting incident in front of the Town Center Mall entrance at 201 East Magnolia Boulevard. Apparently the shooting was part of some kind of confrontation involving several males. Two victims — who were moviegoers — reportedly left a theater and walked out of the mall doors when the confrontation occurred around […]
Monday, March 30, 2015

City Buzz: Letter from irate Magnolia Boulevard merchant

Peace in the 3400 block of West Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank has been short-lived. What boiled over last summer as a dispute among the merchants there over parking and The Romancing the Bean restaurant has blown up again. Over the weekend, Ralph Persinger, who owns Burbank Antiques and Collectibles with his wife Kim, sent Media city Groove a letter about […]
Friday, March 27, 2015

City council candidates shine at Burbank forum

A strong showing by all four of the Burbank City Council candidates at a forum held last Wednesday, March 25, at the Buena Vista Library in Burbank. Juan Guillen, Will Rogers, Emily Gabel-Luddy, and Chris Rizzotti are campaigning hard in a runoff for two seats on the Burbank City Council. The forum was sponsored by the Burbank Chamber of Commerce. […]
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Burbank City Council candidates’ forum tomorrow night

The four city council candidates in the April 14, 2015 Burbank General Municipal will face-off at a forum tomorrow night. The candidates will appear on a panel at the Buena Vista Library 300 North Buena Vista Street in Burbank at 7:30 p.m. The contenders are incumbent Emily Gabel-Luddy, Will Rogers, Juan Guillen, and Chris Rizzotti. They are vying for two open […]
Monday, March 23, 2015

2015 Burbank General Election endorsements

The ballots for the April 14, 2015 Burbank General Municipal Election have begun arriving in the mailboxes and mail slots of the city’s registered voters.  In the city council race there’s a run-off involving incumbent Emily Gabel-Luddy, Will Rogers, Juan Guillen, and  Chris Rizzotti. Development is still the hot topic as we head into the final weeks of the campaign. Recently, […]