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BID board applications available CIVIC CENTER --...

BID board applications available

CIVIC CENTER -- The city clerk’s office is accepting applications

through Thursday for candidates for a board to run a new

property-based business improvement district for downtown Burbank.


A business improvement district is grouping of merchants who join

together through assessment fees to pay for improvements in their

neighborhood. The board would be responsible for carrying out the

goals of a five-year district plan, including a signage program and


marketing and promotions.

Downtown Burbank is bounded by Glenoaks Boulevard, Verdugo Avenue,

the Golden State (5) Freeway and Burbank Boulevard. Interested

merchants should pick up an application at the clerk’s office in City

Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave. Forms are also available online at by accessing the city clerk page. The position is


Burbank design group honored


TOLUCA LAKE -- Burbank-based Ezzona Design Group has been honored

by a local museum and a national design publication.

The Pasadena Museum of California Art requested that the firm be

included in its California Design Biennial exhibition last month. The

exhibition showcases innovative and creative graphic designs. The

firm was also recognized by Graphic Design USA magazine. The magazine

gave its American Graphic Design Award to the Burbank company.



links to SBC

BURBANK -- The Burbank Chamber of Commerce has partnered with SBC

to provide visitors to its Web site with telecommunications


The chamber home page,, now features an SBC

icon that links visitors to SBC products.

SBC is the chamber’s oldest member at 75 years.

A new taste in the city

NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- A ribbon cutting was held Saturday for

Taste Chicago, a new restaurant at 603 N. Hollywood Way.

The new quick-service restaurant serves Chicago-style Italian food

-- everything from custards to Polish sausage.

Compiled by

Ryan Carter