| May 18, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Parents of children who attend two schools located near the Little White Chapel held a news conference on Thursday calling on the Burbank City Council to block the installation of a wireless telecommunication facility inside the church because of the...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Residents were successful Tuesday in keeping a wireless telecommunications facility out of their neighborhood after Burbank City Council members pledged to block the project.
Amid an overflow crowd at the council’s chambers, officials were directed...
| May 25, 2012
| 3:50 PM
The Little White Chapel turned into a huge political mess for the City Council this week after neighbors crowded City Hall to demand a planned T-Mobile wireless facility atop the chapel not be built.
The City Council acquiesced, essentially pledging to...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:28 PM
After its overwhelming court victory against Samsung last week, Apple now wants eight of its rival's smartphones banned from U.S. store shelves.
According to Business Insider, the devices are:
— Droid Charge
— Galaxy S 4G
| Oct 16, 2012
In a soda market completely dominated by Coke and Pepsi, it wouldn't make much business sense to purchase Royal Crown Cola unless you also had plans to get your hands on Mountain Dew or Dr Pepper.
I'm guessing Japan's SoftBank has just such an idea in...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:48 AM
If you like streaming lots of audio or video to your cell phone and you don't have an unlimited data plan, you might end up with a bad case of "bill shock" when your wireless carrier hits you with overage charges.
In October, under pressure from the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Police are looking for two suspects who burglarized two Elk Grove cell phone stores early Friday morning.
Officers arrived at the AT&T store near W Stockton and Laguna Boulevards around 4:42 a.m., finding that the store had been burglarized. Stolen...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Spam text messages on your mobile device are not only annoying, they’re an illegal invasion of your personal mobile phone space. And just like junk email, spam texts help spread offers from questionable companies and senders.
If you are receiving...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The Geneva Sound System Model XS is an extra-small travel alarm clock that looks about as modern as "Mad Men."
A travel alarm clock, circa 1960s, was a neat little foldaway case, often trimmed in faux leather like the Model XS. Inside resided a windup...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Forget about Dr. David Gordon being mayor of Burbank. He’s too qualified. After he almost single handedly beat down the T-Mobile tower, I think he should run for president of the United States. (“City to block antenna site,” May 23.)...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Theft: 600 block of Durwood Drive, between March 17 and May 28. More than $14,000 in collectible currency and silver cutlery was taken. A resident told deputies the collection was kept in the master bedroom, that the home had not been burglarized,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:11 PM
The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) are a partnership between the National Weather Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
They alerts are also known as the Commercial Mobile Alert System...