| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Burbank police issued 88 citations during a car enthusiast "flash mob" Tuesday that attracted roughly 1,300 vehicles and thousands more spectators to the Empire Center parking lot.
Two vehicles were impounded after their drivers were cited for...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Home sale prices in Burbank continued to rise last month as the number of bank-owned and short-sale properties put on the market dropped dramatically from a year ago, according to local real estate statistics.
Last month Burbank saw only five...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Burger King is to begin selling a $1 "French Fry Burger" next week, as in French fries piled on top of a hamburger patty.
For all of you out there -- and you know who you are -- who already pile French fries on top of your burger, sorry. You cannot...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
On Thursday, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to anyone who visits a participating store and talks like a pirate.
Customers who are fully dressed in pirate attire will receive a dozen glazed doughnuts for free.
There are Krispy Kreme stores in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday, so brush up on your "Ahoy, Mateys!" and bust out the bandanas and eye patches.
Yes, landlubbers, Talk Like A Pirate Day is a real holiday with a backstory, according to TalkLikeAPirate.com.
Legend has it that Talk...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Abandon all diet plans, ye who enter here.
Thursday be International Talk Like a Pirate Day, mateys, and Krispy Kreme celebrated by giving a free doughnut to landlubbers ordering in pirate-speak, or a treasure trove of a dozen glazed to those sporting...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Burbank Unified School District could recover about $1 million in funding for special education following the repeal of a bill regulating, but neglecting to pay for, how educators intervene when students exhibit behavior problems.
The 1990 law...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Burbank Police Department received a $375,000 federal grant this week to restore three school resource officer positions, pleasing city and school officials who after years of budget cuts were left with just one officer in that role.
Using a U.S....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...