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By: | September 14, 2005
Hip youth retailers to open in Burbank EQ3, a gallery offering furniture from retailers like Urban Outfitters, Active, O My Sole and Skyblupink, will open in Downtown Burbank this winter in the space formerly occupied by Book City. The store's motto regards "furniture as fashion" and will feature products for living, dining, sleeping and working. The store is scheduled to open in time for the holiday season. Palliser Furniture, Canada's largest manufacturer of assembled home furniture, began the EQ3 concept in 2001.
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October 15, 2004
Downtown Burbank presents the East Valley's largest and most diverse fine arts festival representing 60 active West Coast artists and high-quality craftsmen Oct. 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Downtown Burbank Fine Arts Festival is free and open to the public. This two-day outdoor exhibition is a juried collection of art for sale by 60 leading commercial artists, designers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and jewelers selected from workshops in California, Arizona and Nevada.
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January 8, 2003
Ryan Carter Plans to raise the railroad tracks at the intersection of Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Boulevard won't become reality soon enough for Jacek W. Wysocki. Wysocki, 63, was killed Monday morning when a MetroLink train headed south to the Burbank station broadsided his flatbed truck. The train was traveling between 50 and 70 mph when it hit the truck at the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, officials said.
NEWS
December 7, 2000
Jenna Bordelon BURBANK -- A man pleaded no contest Wednesday to charges that he crashed his car into a truck after the truck cut him off on the freeway. Primitivo Silvestre, 20, of Glendale, was arraigned in Burbank Superior Court and released. His plea of no contest, although not an admission of guilt, is usually treated as tantamount to a guilty plea by the court. He will be sentenced Jan. 10. Silvestre was arrested Monday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
NEWS
March 1, 2005
Rima Shah An influx of new businesses in Downtown Burbank helped sales in the area grow by 8% last year, another sign of the area's healthy growth, city officials said. Exact sales figures for 2004 are not available, said Robin Faulk, marketing manager for Downtown Burbank. Downtown Burbank's Village District grew by 9% during the same period, Faulk said. The Village District is surrounded by Magnolia Boulevard, Third Street, Angeleno Avenue and the Golden State (5)
ENTERTAINMENT
November 11, 2006
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 111 W. Wilson Ave., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. SATURDAY "Waiting for Lefty" by Clifford Odets continues at 8 p.m. today in the Glendale Community College Auditorium Mainstage Theatre. Melissa Randel is the director of the Theatre Arts Department production. The final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10, $6 students and seniors and $4 each for groups of 10 or more.
NEWS
January 29, 2000
Robert Blechl GLENDALE -- A Burbank motorcycle officer was recovering from a broken wrist Friday following a traffic accident that occurred minutes after he left the site of a MetroLink train crash, police said. Dennis Offerman was among four motorcycle officers returning to Burbank on San Fernando Boulevard when a white 1990 Toyota Corolla traveling south on Sonora Avenue ran a red light, police said. The car did not hit Offerman but the officer was forced to lay down his bike in the street, police said.
NEWS
March 19, 2001
Karen S. Kim BURBANK -- Two years ago, Hughes Market on the corner of Alameda Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard was shuttered after Ralphs Co. acquired Hughes Market Inc. Now the abandoned eyesore on the Burbank-Glendale border has been demolished to make way for a Walgreens Pharmacy. "It was somewhat of an older building, and once Hughes went out of business, basically it was just a shell," said Burbank Redevelopment Project Manager Ruth Davidson Guerra.
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By Chloë Mayer, chloe.mayer@latimes.com | July 8, 2010
BURBANK — A homeless man accused of shooting two police officers with one of their own guns remains in jail following a brief court appearance Wednesday. Jamie Willard, 30, returned to Los Angeles County jail after a scheduled arraignment was postponed until July 22. He is being held in lieu of $3-million bail. Willard has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after allegedly firing on the officers last Fridayoutside a busy Kmart store on San Fernando Boulevard.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 15, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? TODAY The Glendale Parks Recreation and Community Services Department will have a Cuban Salsa concert by featuring the band Charangoa from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the north end of Verdugo Park, 1621 Cañada Blvd., Glendale. Guests should bring a picnic dinner, folding chairs or blankets for seating.
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By Jason Wells | November 19, 2008
CITY HALL — A six-story mixed-use complex proposed for the Los Feliz Boulevard entry into Glendale breezed through its initial design review Tuesday, despite objections from Atwater Village residents who said the project would only add to existing traffic woes there. While city officials did not disagree with the poor traffic assessments, they also said the 175,749-square-foot proposal at 435 Los Feliz Road comes at a time when the depressed credit market has hamstrung nearly all other market rate development in Glendale, spurring the City Council to offer several permit deadline extensions to keep an unknown number of projects from folding altogether.
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By Rachel Kane | September 14, 2007
Burbank’s city services and performing arts schools were put on parade Saturday afternoon for Assemblyman Paul Krekorian’s Burbank Community Block Party. Hundreds of people passed through San Fernando Boulevard between Olive and Angeleno avenues collecting free pens, leaflets, booklets, stickers, food and snow cones at the event. The street was lined with booths sponsored by the city along with some businesses. “The city has so much, and I am always amazed,” said Diana Abasta, former Burbank Teachers Assn.
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