| May 25, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Those who knew Otto Jensen — the 101-year-old Burbank photographer who was struck and killed by a 91-year-old driver Tuesday night — were in a state of shock and mourning this week as they recalled a man who was as much a devoted volunteer...
| Jul 18, 2012
When you're on your own, you can either be the tiger or the rabbit — the opportunist or the victim. A long time ago, Robert Standlee chose to be the tiger. He would mold life the way he wanted; he would make the most of the fortune that came his...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In an increasingly complex world, art can be that one thing to slow it all down and make you forget about the hate and vitriol pouring out of the TV, the radio, the Internet.
Enter the lofty yet noble vision of Connie Towns Burr and Bruce...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:32 PM
The dry-cleaning business at Alameda and Pass avenues has been known as Milt & Edie’s since 1995 although Milt and Edie Chortkoff have been in business there since 1989.
Now, there’s more to catch the eye than mere hot pink trim and window...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:03 AM
This post has been updated. See note below.
The Burbank City Council on Tuesday adjourned their meeting in memory of Otto Jensen, a long-time Burbank resident and photographer who died after he was struck by a vehicle last month.
The 101-year-old Jensen...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Gwen Davis’ business has struck a niche market of baby bumps and bar mitzvahs.
Her Burbank studio, a former Lockheed office building on Cedar Avenue near San Fernando, is adjacent to former airplane hangars and warehouses now used by Western...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Burbank police plan to turn over their investigation of a 91-year-old woman whose car struck and killed a popular photographer last month to prosecutors for review.
The woman, Mary Beaumont, was questioned and released at the scene on May 22 after her...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Three Burbank High School graduating seniors were honored at the Burbank University Women's Scholarship Tea at the home of Marcia Baroda May 10.
Receiving college scholarships were Seda Byrut and Valery Vasquez from Burbank High School and Jordan Bradley...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Burbank Art Association’s annual fall art show offers a particularly fine selection of paintings in this seasonal contest. The show is categorized into the customary genres, but it is the landscape class that steals this show.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Learning more about local arts organizations and events will soon be much easier with the launch of a new website, burbankarts.com.
The website is the first major project of the Burbank Cultural Arts Commission, which was appointed in October 2010 with...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Delegates and a dance theater group from Burbank’s sister city of Incheon, South Korea, commemorated the 50-year relationship this week with dance performances, dinners and, on Tuesday, the ribbon-cutting for sculptures symbolizing the friendship....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:05 PM
With art festivals, it can feel like once you've seen one, you've seen them all. In Burbank that's actually true — last weekend's downtown Arts Festival is sponsored by Downtown Burbank and West Coast Artists, the latter of which hits street fairs...