| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Local parents and residents can have a cup of joe with Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz and discuss topics or ask her questions relating to Burbank schools at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the community room at the Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
The Burbank haunt that's been giving thousands of locals chills and thrills since 1990 is back this Halloween with demented dolls, ghosts and goblins.
Get your fright fix this Halloween season at the Haunted Wilsley Manor II, built by longtime Burbank...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:51 PM
At just past 8:30 a.m., the neon sign flickered to life. Guthrie's Alley Cat had put out the welcome mat for the morning beer-and-shots crowd.
The bar sits on Wall Street in Bakersfield, a narrow piece of concrete near downtown. My wife, Donna, and I...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The play “Miracle on South Division Street” holds a special meaning for its author, playwright Tom Dudzick. The story centers on a Catholic working-class family living in a deteriorating Buffalo, N.Y., neighborhood whose lives are upended upon...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Those looking to knock out holiday shopping this weekend can swing by the Burbank Creative Arts Center and choose from hundreds of items handmade by 70 local artists.
Through Dec. 19, the studio will be transformed into an arts and crafts boutique...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:23 PM
At the gala opening of her show at the Creative Arts Center Gallery, artist Thora Moeller stops a moment to allow her public a quick photo of her with her latest — and possibly most complex — creation.
The paper collage may provide commentary...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The four phone booths inside the Burbank Town Center Mall may have looked at home there 20 or 30 years ago. Not Monday.
A man walked past them, stopping his stride to consider for a moment what he’d just seen. Yes, there are four phone booths in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:47 PM
John Muir Middle School unveiled a mural of Yosemite Valley on Monday, which also marked the birthday of the school’s namesake on April 21, 1838.
The mural depicts images of Yosemite Valley once captured by legendary photographer Ansel Adams....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Art Wave, a warehouse specializing in original oil paintings, hand-painted reproductions and framing, is closing its doors after 13 years in business.
Highly visible from the street, the shop is known for the hanging artwork on its exterior wall at...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As a seemingly endless stream of family, friends and supporters packed their way into Burbank's Creative Arts Center Gallery for the opening night reception of Nicolás Henderson's "Everywhere at Once" exhibit this past Friday evening, the artist couldn'...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence.
Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:56 PM
While the gloom of June may have settled upon us, all was bright at Burbank's Creative Arts Center and the Colony Theatre this past weekend.
Kicking off the exhibit titled "Spaces, Places, Interfaces," which will run through June 26, the arts center's...