| Jul 2, 2011
The next summer blockbuster can be in your backyard.
With a projector, a makeshift screen and proper planning, you can host your neighbors for al fresco DVDs and a side of Wii Sports Bowling. To pull it off on the cheap, you need your own projector, or...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Tickets to see the Uproar festival -- featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Sevendust and Escape The Fate -- in Virginia Beach on Sept. 1 go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, July 8, promoters have announced.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, has set its sights on Burbank.
Walmart Real Estate Business Trust last month acquired a 12-acre property that houses the Great Indoors store at the Empire Center, which is already home to a Target store and...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Last week, in an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Public reaction to news that Walmart may move into what is now the Great Indoors store next to the Empire Center has been swift and blistering, but Burbank officials say they have little to no control over the potential move.
Walmart has yet to...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:51 PM
In an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the California Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Summer is the time to hit the road on vacation. Here are some products that will make traveling a little smoother, direct you if you take a wrong turn, and let you capture your experiences on film, er, SD card.
AAA Car Kit AAA makes (or rather,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Black Friday, or (as we bargain hunters like to call it) the shopping Olympics, is almost here. If you're heading out, be sure to plan your route, put on comfortable shoes and time your arrivals. For the best deals, you'll need to be at the head of the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Walmart is the biggest and strongest department store in the world. And we could see it in Burbank soon (“Walmart to engage community,” July 20).
It will have its good and bad effects on our community. After the public’s swift and...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 6:48 PM
Did people complain 70 years ago that they had too many aircraft plants in Burbank? Are people complaining now that we have too many movie and TV studios in Burbank, too many hospitals, too many Costcos?
Walmart will not harm any efficient-running...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Retailers sell sizzle, not steak. That fact has become so commonplace in the retail community, from used car lots to grocery stores to front yard lemonade stands, that it's more shocking to find a product rounded to $5 than one marked $4.99.