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Another earthquake! We felt it in Burbank

Another earthquake! The Media City got hit by a quake at 7:17 p.m. this evening. The U.S. Geological Survey place the shaker at 7 miles west of Universal City. Here in Burbank, it felt like a sharp quick shake or jolt. It measured 2.7 magitude. Not a biggie, but enough to rattle some  nerves. It was just on Monday, March 17, that a 4.4 magitude quake shock up the Southland. Only minor damage. Still all that shaking this week is a reminder that SoCal is indeed is earthquake... Read More →

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Major change in Universal City development project

A lot of buzz today about the deletion of the residential component of the controversial NBCUniversal development project for Universal City. The media giant is moving  forward with the 20 year “Evolution Plan,” but without the previous designs for an elaborate residential community of almost 3000 units along with retail shops … according to a report posted yesterday on Deadline.com. Apparently protests from communities like Burbank as well as Los Angeles City and County officials forced the NBCUniversal suits to re-think the project. Here’s... Read More →

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A scorcher in Burbank today

Another hot one in Burbank and the rest of the Southland today. The temperatures are expected to soar into the mid-90s — even the triple digits by this afternoon in B-town. Before noon the mercury had reached 93 here.  Also, we will get some partly cloudy skies at times with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms.  And we got high humidity! A large ridge of high pressure reportedly is bring sizzling temperatures to our area through the weekend. Also, an excessive heat watch is in effect for Burbank, Universal City, Pasadena and... Read More →

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“Grinchmas” celebration at Universal Studios

The annual “Grinchmas” celebration at Universal Studios in Universal City kicks off this weekend with two additional events. Universal Studios is partnering with the Amanda Foundation and the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services to host two “Max to the Rescue: Whoville’s Have A Heart Pet Adoption Fairs” on December 11 and 12, from noon to 4 p.m.,near the main entrance to the theme park. “Max the Dog,” will be at the adoption fairs to greet the pets and the potential pet owners. Max is the Grinch’s BFF, the one-horned pooch... Read More →

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