| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:35 PM
My brother and I were the best of friends when we were in elementary school in Burbank during the mid 1960s. But that changed after I started Muir Middle School and went on to Burbank High School in the '70s. We barely saw one another, even though the...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Burbank on Parade President Carey Briggs has announced that “Let's Go to the Movies” is the theme for the parade on April 6.
The parade committee has launched a major drive for volunteers and is getting an early start on fundraising, Briggs...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Artist Claude Hulce, who co-founded the Creative Arts Center in 1972, is having a retrospective show featuring his paintings and clay works made between the center's opening and now.
He is dedicating the exhibit to the late Betsy Lueke, who with him co-...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:43 PM
While the creation of art — a painting, statue, song, performance or literary work — is a gratifying accomplishment for the creator, it is only by means of sharing one’s work with others that art receives the breath and life it needs...
| 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....
| May 23, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Otto Jensen, a 101-year-old photographer whose studio was a staple on Olive Avenue, was struck and killed by 91-year-old driver Tuesday night in Burbank, police said.
Jensen, who reportedly shot stars and cast photos for Hollywood studios over the years,...
| Sep 4, 2010
With the city's centennial celebration fast approaching, the Burbank City Council approved the formation of the first Cultural Arts Commission.
Mayor Anja Reinke, who pushed for an arts commission as part of her campaign platform, said she was excited...
| Sep 15, 2010
There is much to see in the Angeles Crest Art Guild's third annual art show at Towns Burr Gallery in Burbank. But the works fit well in the space available.
The gallery has added central pillars to accommodate the many paintings, animation...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 7:37 PM
It is rare to walk into an exhibition loaded with ceramic artwork of the caliber of John W. Hopkins. It is a medium with potential limitations, all of which have been overcome by this consummate artist. Hopkins' work is bright and beautiful, varied in...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 7:42 PM
When council members voted earlier this month to convene a citizens' commission on the arts, I'm sure I wasn't the only one wondering whether yet another city board or panel — Burbank already has two dozen of them — was really the answer to...