About the area:
Burbank is located in the eastern region of the San Fernando Valley, north and east of the city of Los Angeles.
Billed as the "Media Capital of the World", many media and entertainment companies are headquartered or have significant production facilities in Burbank, including NBC, The Walt Disney Company, and Warner Bros.
The town has come a long way from the days when it was ironically referred to as "Beautiful Downtown Burbank" on Laugh-In and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Commonly believed to be named for famous horticulturalist Luther Burbank who once lived in Santa Rosa, California, the city is actually named for New Hampshire-born dentist and entrepreneur David Burbank.