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National Night Out returns to Chandler Bikeway in Burbank

National Night Out returns to the popular Chandler Walk/Bike Path in Burbank tonight. The annual nationwide celebration promotes neighborhood camaraderie and strives to strengthen the ties between law enforcement and the community. In the past, National Night Out has drawn crowds to the Chandler Bike Path. However in 2014, the event was moved to the parking lot of the Burbank Police headquarters. Many, including some City Hall officials, felt National Night Out needed to be back at the bike path — a favorite community gathering site.... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- National Night Out in the parking lot of the Burbank Police headquarters in Burbank August 4, 2015

Some thoughts on Nat’l Night Out in Burbank

I dropped by a couple of National Night Out gatherings in Burbank last Tuesday and found them to be subdued and sparsely attended. My first stop was the primary event in the parking lot of Burbank Police headquarters on Third Street in the downtown area. At around 6:30 p.m.traffic on San Fernando Boulevard between East Olive Avenue and East Magnolia Boulevard was bumper to bumper,and the sidewalks were teeming with crowds enjoying the warm summer weather. Once I arrived at the BPD National Night Out I found very few crowds... Read More →

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Photo: Greg Reyna/ Freelancer/Media City G -- National Night Out celebration held in the back parking lot of Burbank Police Headquarters at 200 North Third Street August 5, 2014

Photo Gallery: National Night Out Burbank PD parking lot

The anti-crime event, National Night Out, was celebrated in the Media City with a bash at Burbank Police Headquarters as well as block parties in a number of neighborhoods last night. Freelance photographer, Greg Reyna, shot these pictures of the BPD bash held in the back parking lot of the facility on Tuesday August 5.      

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Burbank Police and Fire Headquarters at Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue in Downtown Burbank

Local National Night Out celebration moved to Burbank Police HDQ

Burbank is celebrating National Night Out tomorrow at a new location. Previously, this event has been held at the more scenic and people- friendly Chandler Bikeway in Magnolia Park. Now, for some reason, there has been a switch to the rear parking lot of Burbank Police Headquarters at 200 North Third Street. National Night Out is geared towards strengthening the ties between the community and police in the fight against crime. Started in 1984, it now involves “… over 37.8 million people and 16,124 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories,... Read More →

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Burbank to participate in National Night Out event

The 29th annual National Night Out kicks off from coast to coast tonight. Burbank will take part in this crime and drug prevention event. This is how a Burbank Police news release described it: “National Night Out is a nationwide, one-night rally, where citizens and law enforcement join forces to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. Last year, over 1,100 people participated in the event.” There will be neighborhood block parties all around the Media City. Once again, the... Read More →

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