Burbank City Attorney

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Flash mob car crowds expected to invade Burbank today

A flash mob car crowd gathers near the Krispy Kreme donut outlet, 1521 North Victory Place, in Burbank’s Empire Center. That invasion has happened before and despite warnings from the Burbank Police Department and threats of legal action from Burbank City Attorney, Amy Albano, the custom car enthusiasts are apparently planning on returning to the Media City this evening. A […]
Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Talk of the Town: Burbank City Attorney on the hot seat

The controversy surrounding the dismissal of the Omar Rodriguez cases has put the Burbank City Attorney, Amy Albano, on the hot seat.  At the city council meeting on August 14,  Albano, was asked to explain how the Omar Rodriguez cases ended. You might remember, Albano took over as city attorney last October. Albano reportedly has nearly twenty years of experience […]
Thursday, September 15, 2011

The official announcement of the new Burbank City Attorney

It has been rumored about for weeks now.  Then, late today the official announcement came from Burbank City Hall in the form of a news release — naming the replacement for retiring Burbank City Attorney, Dennis Barlow. She is Amy Albano who is now the city attorney out in Thousand Oaks. Next Tuesday, the city council will consider appointing Albano to […]
Friday, August 19, 2011

Talk of the Town: Burbank City Attorney’s retirement party e-mail

Quite a bit of talk in B-town about the fairytale-like e-mail announcement sent out to all Burbank City employees yesterday. The e-mail invited folks to save two upcoming dates, September 29 and October 28, for bashes honoring the retirement of controversial Burbank City Attorney, Dennis Barlow. While the invite probably got chuckles from some — it got scorn from others who […]
Sunday, January 30, 2011

City Buzz

The Leader sues the city of Burbank This is a big weekend for the Burbank Leader. If you check its website — you’ll quickly realize why. Two major developments. The new Sunday edition of the Burbank leader/Glendale News- Press comes out today. The other actually happened last Friday. The lawyers for the Los Angeles Times, the Burbank Leader’s parent company, […]
Thursday, January 20, 2011

Burbank City Attorney Dennis Barlow stepping down

 One of the major players at Burbank City Hall is going to be riding off into the sunset — but he’s not saddling up his horse right away. A press release from Burbank Public Information Officer, Keith Sterling, was sent out just before noon today.  It announced the upcoming retirement of Burbank City Attorney, Dennis Barlow. The departure of the controversial […]
Monday, January 10, 2011

City Buzz

 Burbank’s merit pay for city employees controversy Some new developments in the growing controversy about merit pay for Burbank city employees — who gets them — how much per individual — what is the real criteria for who pockets those extra bucks — are the main questions yet to be answered fully by city officials. Late last Friday, city officials made […]
Monday, May 31, 2010

City Buzz

A final exit for actors Dennis Hopper & Gary Coleman Photo:  Mark Boster/ Los Angeles Times — A frail Dennis Hopper gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, March 26, 2010 A legendary Hollywood  “Bad Boy” Veteran actor and co-star of the cult classic motorcycle/road film, “Easy Rider” (1969), Dennis Hopper, died last Saturday, May 29, at the age […]
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Burbank City Buzz

Photo: FLLewis/A Writer’s Groove — Burbank Police and Fire Headquarters A death in the Burbank city jail More strange events in Burbank. First, over the weekend, an inmate reportedly was found hanging in his jail cell. It was reported on Jim Carlile’s blog and then on The Burbank Leader website that 60-year-old John Alfred Flores’ body was discovered on Easter. Flores, a domestic violence […]