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Archive | August, 2022

Media City Buzz: Big changes ahead for Burbank as a second councilmember bows out of the 2022 election

Mayor Jess Talamantes’ decision not to run for re-election opens the door for big changes in Burbank. Over the years, many residents have burned my ears with complaints about the city council and how it handles major issues and controversies. It’s a fact; City Council votes affect the quality of life of the 100-thousand plus people who call the Media City home. Most residents rarely think about the five elected officials on the city council. That is, until they are directly impacted by street parking battles, development expansion, or perhaps... Read More →

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Media City Buzz: Multicultural Arts Festival denied access to a Burbank park

Burbank High School is the new site of the Elevate Burbank Multicultural Arts Festival on Saturday Aug. 20. Kudos to the Burbank Unified School District Board for stepping up and making this happen. Nevertheless, it is disappointing to hear foot dragging by the Burbank City Attorney’s Office pretty much derailed the initial plan to host the free, family-friendly event in Johnny Carson Park. Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G — Booths and exhibits at National Night Out event in Johnny Carson Park Burbank Aug.2, 2022 Elevate Burbank a nonprofit Elevate... Read More →

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National Night Out a big success in Burbank

A big turnout for the Burbank Police sponsored National Night Out 2022.  The event began at 5:30 p.m. last Tuesday, Aug. 2, when the temperature was still above 80 degrees.  Despite the heat they came, some pushing strollers with dogs on leashes and kids in tow.  Burbank PD estimates the crowd at around 750. Photo: FLLewis/ Media city G — A crowd of several hundred showed up for the National Night Out celebration in Johnny Carson Park 400 Bob Hope Dr., Burbank 91505 “For the second year in a row,... Read More →

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