July 12, 2003
The following incidents were taken from police reports: MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH 1700 block of Grismer Avenue: A 25-year-old Burbank woman reported Wednesday she was punched in the face by a former roommate. She told police the woman came to the door and demanded to be let into the apartment, which led to an argument that culminated with the woman punching her in the face. MEDIA CITY CENTER 501 N. Third St.: A 20-year-old Burbank man reported Tuesday that the stereo and speakers were stolen from his car. He told police he parked his car in the parking structure in the morning and returned after work to find the window smashed and the items stolen.
July 14, 2004
A Burbank woman recently died from serious head injuries shortly after jumping off an elevated walkway that connects the Media City Center and its north parking structure in an apparent suicide, police said. Burbank Police received a call about 1:40 p.m. Thursday from mall patrons reporting that the 36-year-old woman fell several feet from an upper-level walkway at 501 N. Third St. and landed on a roadway leading to Sports Chalet, Sgt. Jay Jette said.
May 7, 2012
A car fire in an underground, residential parking structure on Monday remains under investigation after it was knocked down in about 15 minutes. The fire, in the 300 block of West Alameda Avenue, was reported about 2:40 p.m., Burbank Fire Capt. Peter Hendrickson said, adding that a sprinkler kept the fire contained to the vehicle. Westbound Alameda was closed for about an hour as firefighters worked to put the fire out, he said. The fire was in the underground parking garage of a multi-story apartment complex and it was not immediately clear how the car caught fire.
January 3, 2013
Los Angeles police have arrested a parolee they suspect may have burglarized as many as 200 cars, most of them in parking structures, after first blocking out surveillance cameras with silver paint. Frank Chibbaro, 38, was arrested Tuesday while hiding in a parking structure at 8th and Bixel streets in downtown Los Angeles after a witness saw someone breaking into a car, according to Police Lt. Joe Losorelli. Police said they found hundreds of items in Chibbaro's car and at his North Hollywood home, including credit cards, laptops, cameras, expensive sunglasses, jewelry and money that investigators suspect he took from cars he had broken into.
December 23, 2000
Lolita Harper MEDIA CITY CENTER -- Shoppers at the Media City Center Tuesday evening saw something people usually see only in the movies. At about 6 p.m., mall patrons witnessed a man clinging to the windshield of a white Toyota Supra that raced through a mall parking structure making sharp turns and abrupt stops in an attempt to get the man off, police said. The man was Scoutmaster James Renfro of Boy Scouts Troop 209. He was attempting to stop two thieves who allegedly stole money from his scouts, Lt. Bob Giles said.
September 27, 2000
Paul Clinton AIRPORT DISTRICT -- With no new terminal on the horizon, Burbank Airport officials are focusing their attention on sprucing up the existing facility. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority unanimously approved several "housekeeping" improvements Thursday, including new carpeting, runway lights and repairs to the concrete parking structure. The authority awarded a $255,583 contract to Encino-based National Electrical Contractors to recarpet the main terminal lobby and east concourse (gates A1 to A9)
July 28, 2010
A large $120-million transit center that would combine bus, train and rental car traffic into one hub at Bob Hope Airport took a step closer to reality Tuesday after the Burbank City Council voted 4 to 1 to settle a number of land-use issues. The council asked officials to come back with more fine-tuned landscaping proposals and a tighter agreement requiring that the land be used only for a transit center. Airport representatives said it represented a major step forward for the massive project.
April 19, 2013
The City Council this week signed off on plans to add a five-story office building to the Media Studios North office campus that currently houses the likes of Yahoo! and Kaiser Permanente. The proposed 160,447-square-foot office space and parking structure will fill vacant, excavated land near the corner of Empire Avenue and North Avon Street. The building won strong praise from the City Council on Tuesday. "It is a fine contribution to Burbank's efforts to develop quality office space," Councilwoman Emily Gabel-Luddy said.
September 28, 2012
Bob Hope Airport will host a public workshop Wednesday to gather input from nearby residents about aircraft noise. Residents can also learn about the study the airport is conducting to analyze the current and five-year forecast for aircraft noise at the airfield. The primary purpose for the study is to continue receiving federal funding for the airport's ongoing residential sound-proofing program, which has provided new window and doors, as well as other sound insulation measures, to more than 2,220 residences and four schools around the airport at a cost of more than $100 million since the early 1990s.
February 14, 2009
MONDAY The Burbank-Glendale- Pasadena Airport Commission meets at 9 a.m. the first and third Monday of each month at the Bob Hope Airport, 2627 Hollywood Way in the Sky Room, located in the administrative offices on the second floor of the main terminal building. Parking in the hourly parking structure is validated for those attending the meetings. For more information, call (818) 840-8840. The Transportation Commission meets at 5 p.m. every third Monday of Room 102 of the City Hall Annex, 301 E. Olive Ave. For more information, call (818)