| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, November 8. Rep. Brad Sherman may have won a hard-fought seat in the Valley, but his rival, Rep. Howard Berman, may end up in the White House.
Berman is among those mentioned to replace Secretary of State Hillary...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The faces in the photo tell only part of the story. They are transfixed by something off to the right.
The man has his hand to his mouth, wrinkles adding depth to the wonder and dread passing his face. A woman is near him and she is expecting something....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:18 PM
A 6-foot-tall Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” still needed its appendages. It sat in the Kaufmanns’ living room, along with a 7 1/2-foot tall Oogie Boogie, two singing skeletons and three singing pumpkins.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:13 AM
For aficionados of either art or autos, the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery and the Road Kings respectively catered to both the canvas and car-loving crowds by offering enjoyable events this past weekend.
The Creative Arts Center kicked off its...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Longtime pottery collector Tim Meikle, who has dedicated over half of his life to amassing unique pieces that date back to the 1880s, was delighted with the offerings of the latest exhibit — ceramic artist Robert Moore's Light and Dark series...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:50 AM
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Jordan Middle School was a hub of activity all day Saturday as some 60 volunteers completed the literacy patio and garden dedicated to beloved former principal Betty Steinkolk, who passed away in 2009....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Jordan Middle School volunteers were up early Saturday morning building tables and benches or setting plants in neat rows for the Betty Steinkolk Literacy Patio and Garden, dedicated to the beloved former principal who died in 2009.
The 3 p.m. ribbon-...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The partnership between the Burbank Historical Society and Story Tavern continues to make history as the tavern will sponsor its second annual fundraiser for the society beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
The date, July 8, is significant for two reasons....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
More youngsters will get the chance to join in educational — and fun — activities at the Boys & Girls Club, thanks to a tapping party at Gordon Biersch.
The club provides after-school and summer programs for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:23 PM
While Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" wreaks havoc across Burbank's movie screens, a few blocks away his more subdued works are being reimagined in a macabre mash-up of pop and fine art.
At Hyaena Gallery this month an art show ventures "Into the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:26 PM
I was very happy to see Bryan Mahoney (“Burb's Eye View,” July 24) write about an art homage to Guillermo del Toro at Hyaena Gallery located on Olive Avenue in Burbank.
The owner of Hyaena Gallery is Bill Shafer. Shafer is one of the...