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  • Friends of Otto Jensen express shock, sadness over his death

    Friends of Otto Jensen express shock, sadness over his death
    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A hair-styling sculptor cuts his own path

    Burb's Eye View: A hair-styling sculptor cuts his own path
    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A haven of beauty in a complex world

    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. Everywhere. Enter the lofty yet noble vision of Connie Towns Burr and Bruce...
  • Burbank dry cleaner takes customers back with mural

    Burbank dry cleaner takes customers back with mural
    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...
  • Burbank City Council adjourns in memory of 101-year-old photographer

    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Body painting her way to success

    Burb's Eye View: Body painting her way to success
    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...
  • Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors

    Investigation into death of 101-year-old photographer to go to prosecutors
    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...
  • Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships

    Community: Three seniors pick up women's scholarships
    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...
  • Landscapes steal the show

    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. The Burbank...
  • Online arts calendar coming soon

    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...
  • Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary

    Sculptures mark sister-city anniversary
    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....
  • Burb's Eye View: Feeling artistic, but the cat's not so sure

    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...