Tinhorn Flats in Burbank evicted after repeatedly defying pandemic orders

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Tinhorn Flats in Burbank is seen on Feb. 23, 2021. (KTLA)

Tinhorn Flats in Burbank is seen on Feb. 23, 2021. (KTLA)

Tinhorn Flats, a Burbank restaurant that repeatedly defied shutdown orders during the pandemic, has been evicted from its Western-themed storefront, just as California fully reopens.

The eviction is the latest twist in a months-long saga pitting the restaurant’s operators against Burbank officials and, apparently, their own family.

After the restaurant defied a ban on outdoor dining, its dispute with the city escalated to involve sandbags, fences, padlocks and a power shutoff, as well as arrests and ongoing court battles.

City officials said in a news release that the owner of the property on Magnolia Boulevard is Isabelle Lepejian, the ex-wife of Baret Lepejian, chief executive of the company that operates the restaurant.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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