Burbank Scene

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Cloudy skies and rain in Burbank

Cloudy skies over Burbank on this Sunday morning. Some light rain began shortly after 10 a.m. A storm system is expected to linger over the Southland today and that could mean raindrops during the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony and hoopla in Hollywood. A steady rain is in the forecast for this evening and overnight. Cooler temperatures for the Media City […]
Friday, February 20, 2015

Election News: Burbank primary, ballot count, and drop-off centers

While the candidates are out getting in some final hours of campaigning, the Burbank City Clerk’s Office is gearing up for next Tuesday’s primary election. Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the city council. They are Juan Guillen, David Nos, Chris Rizzotti, Will Rogers, Sharon Springer, Elise Stearns- Niesen, and incumbent Emily Gabel-Luddy. Six candidates are battling it […]
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Burbank Walmart case headed back to court next week

Walmart is making good on its plans to continue the legal fight to open one of its mega-stores in Burbank. Oral arguments for the case are set for next Thursday, February 26, in the Second District Court of Appeals in Downtown Los Angeles. The retail giant is appealing a decision by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Allan J. Goodman, back […]
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Final meet and greet with candidates before Burbank primary election

The Burbank primary election is less than a week away. If you still have questions for the candidates, you can get some answers at a  meet and greet this evening. This is the fourth in a series of  meet and greet events with the candidates running in the city council  and school board races. The event will run from 6:30 p.m. […]
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tense stand-off drama in Burbank ends peacefully

A tense stand-off drama played out on a street in Burbank this afternoon, when a suspect in a reported stolen car “refused to exit the vehicle,” according to Burbank Police Lieutenant, Eddie Ruiz. The incident began at around 2:38 p.m., when a Burbank PD patrol officer pulled over a 2013 silver Honda Fit after a license check revealed it had […]
Sunday, February 15, 2015

2015 Burbank Primary Election endorsements

There are two seats open on the Burbank City Council in the February 24, 2015 primary election. The biggest issue in this election is development. Incumbent, Emily Gabel-Luddy, is running for re-election, but her pro-development views are problematic. Gabel-Luddy has come across as a cheerleader for development for her “yes” votes and fierce defense of the bloated Talaria/Whole Foods project and […]
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Burbank School board candidates’ forum at Woodbury University

The six candidates running for three open seats on the Burbank School Board were in the spotlight at a Woodbury University forum earlier this month. At the February 4 political event, the candidates mingled and chatted with each other as well as with members of the audience before and after the forum. The audience was not as large as for […]
Friday, February 13, 2015

A hot Friday the 13th in Burbank

The temperature is going to sizzle on this hot Friday the 13th in Burbank. The high expected to be at least in the upper 80s with plenty of glorious sunshine. Ditch the superstitions. Be kind to black cats. Enjoy the day.