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Monday, February 19, 2024

Hip Hop legends Dr. Dre and Snoop create new gin and juice cocktail drink

Hip Hop legends Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are collaborating on a new venture. Earlier this month, during Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas, they rolled out the first ready-to-drink product from their new premium spirits company. “Doggystyle” Album The beverage joint enterprise comes on the 30th anniversary of Snoop’s debut album “Doggystyle,” produced by Dr. Dre in 1994. On […]
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

A done deal: WGA membership overwhelmingly ratifies new contract

It’s a done deal. Writers Guild of America scribes officially give thumbs up to a new three year contract.  Yesterday, the WGA West announced on its website  the results of a contract vote by the rank and file. 99 percent of writers reportedly voted for the deal hammered out with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. This brings […]
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Black Angus Steakhouse makes major move in Burbank

The headquarters for the Black Angus Steakhouse restaurants is now located in Burbank.  Black Angus Steakhouse is a popular restaurant in Downtown Burbank. Recently, the corporate office for the restaurant chain took over 3,000-square-feet of space at 111 N. 1st Street a short distance away. Burbank Economic Development Manager, Mary Hamzoian, says the benefits are twofold. “We saw this as […]
Friday, October 16, 2020

Face covering crackdown kicks off in Burbank

Face covering enforcement goes into effect in Burbank today, Friday, October 16. A news release from the Burbank Police Department says the focus will be on certain areas, which received”… the majority of complaints… the Chandler Bikeway, downtown Burbank, the Magnolia Park business district, and City parks.” The Burbank Police Department is taking a support role in the enforcement. The […]
Monday, June 1, 2020

Curfew in Burbank and businesses take action

A curfew goes into effect in Burbank at 5 p.m. until 6 a.m. today and many businesses are taking action. Some, like the Apple computer specialist, MelroseMac, 2400 West Olive Avenue, are boarding up doors and windows preparing for the worst. Before the City of Burbank issued the order for a 5 p.m. curfew, plenty of chatter on social media […]
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Burbank water and power rate increase suspended

Some good news for Burbankers. The recently proposed Burbank Water and Power rate increase has been suspended. Last Thursday, March 19, city officials made the decision due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Mayor Sharon Springer has more on that and an alert for residents to be on the lookout for scammers during this difficult time.
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Letter to the editor from Burbank Vice Mayor Frutos

Friends and Neighbors, We are going to get through this together.  As you may know, our City has declared a State of Local Emergency as part of a continued, proactive approach towards slowing the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. This is unknown territory that we have not experienced before.  We need to remain positive, stay healthy and check up on […]
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Coronavirus update from the City of Burbank

Here’s the latest coronavirus update from the City of Burbank. Last night, the Burbank City Council approved an urgency ordinance prohibiting the evictions of residential and commercial tenants for non-payment of rent due to the coronavirus crisis. Details on the city website. Also, Burbank is putting out a series of video updates. The latest features Mayor Sharon Springer and it […]
Friday, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus prompts more cancellations in Burbank

The pandemic strikes again. The coronavirus prompts more cancellations in Burbank. The March food truck festival on Magnolia Blvd. is now a no-go. Ladies and Gents Night Out, as it is officially known, got canceled yesterday. It was scheduled for Friday, March 27. The Magnolia Park Merchants Association sponsors the event for 10 months of the year. The association made […]