Anthony Clark Carpio

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Anthony Clark Carpio is a reporter with the Burbank Leader. He joined the Times Community News staff on New Year’s Eve 2012 and covers everything from the City Council to community events. He has a journalism degree from Cal State Northridge. Before reporting in Burbank, he was a reporter with the Huntington Beach Independent and a freelance reporter for the Pasadena Sun, the La Cañada Valley Sun and the Santa Clarita Signal.

Recent Articles

  • Target store coming to Magnolia Park — though it will be smaller than traditional Target location

    Target store coming to Magnolia Park — though it will be smaller than traditional Target location

    A new Target store, which will be smaller than a traditional Target location, will likely open in a site in the Magnolia Park neighborhood in Burbank, according to a city staff report. Located at 1033 N. Hollywood Way, the store does not require any planning entitlements to operate in the building,...

  • Solar eclipse wows Burbank students

    Solar eclipse wows Burbank students

    About 750 students from Joaquin Miller Elementary School in Burbank put on their solar shades and gazed at the rare solar eclipse that occurred Monday morning. Students and teachers stood outside on the school’s grass field and looked up at the sky as the moon slowly passed in front of the sun....

  • Burbank’s bicycle corrals are a hit with riders

    Burbank’s bicycle corrals are a hit with riders

    Soon, there might be more bicycle corrals installed around Burbank as the fixtures are proving to be popular with residents who ride bikes in the city. The City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to continue its bicycle-corral pilot program in Magnolia Park until February and to have city staff...

  • Burbank Rose Parade volunteers busy constructing 2018 float

    Burbank Rose Parade volunteers busy constructing 2018 float

    Now that the final color rendering of Burbank’s 2018 Rose Parade float has been released, volunteers with the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. are ready to turn a concept drawing into reality. Parade volunteers stopped by the Burbank City Council meeting on Tuesday to show council members and...

  • Under pilot program, Burbank students gain access to the city's libraries

    Under pilot program, Burbank students gain access to the city's libraries

    More than 1,000 Burbank sixth-graders now have the ability to check out books and access online materials from both their school and any Burbank public library by using just one ID card. The school year kicked off on Monday along with a new pilot program called BConnectED, which is a joint initiative...

  • Regional airports faring well during construction at LAX

    Regional airports faring well during construction at LAX

    When it comes to flying into and out of Southern California, passengers have several options from which to choose. Many opt to travel through the Los Angeles International Airport, but lately regional airfields such as Hollywood Burbank and Long Beach airports have seen a hike in their passenger...

  • Burbank City Council eyes issues facing the city over next 2 years

    Burbank City Council eyes issues facing the city over next 2 years

    A looming budget deficit, a housing shortfall and traffic congestion around the city are just a few of the many issues the Burbank City Council discussed during its annual goal-setting workshop earlier this month. Council members and city staff gathered inside the Community Services Building on...

  • Bedbugs invade Burbank library and the city is using bug-sniffing dogs to find the pests

    Bedbugs invade Burbank library and the city is using bug-sniffing dogs to find the pests

    Patrons may be checking out more than just a book the next time they visit the Buena Vista Branch Library in Burbank. Elizabeth Goldman, the city’s library services director, told council members that bedbugs have been found in the city’s newest library on North Buena Vista Street. There were a...

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