| Jan 12, 2011
The Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery kicked off 2011 by presenting "Outdoor Nudes, Classic Landscapes, Old Wood — An Exhibition of Black and White Photography by Neal Johnston." The exhibition's opening-night reception saw local supporters of...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 9:38 PM
A lifetime passion for photography and chronicling of America's changing landscapes has resulted in a phenomenal collection of black-and-white photographs, taken by Neal Johnston with a classic large format camera. His work is on display at the Creative...
| Jan 30, 2011
When we are given the opportunity to express ourselves through words, pictures, music, dance or any other form of artistic expression, we don't just grow artistically and intellectually, we also learn to analyze our thoughts, feelings and ideas. We gain a...
| Sep 8, 2010
The most iconic images of Hollywood in the minds of people around the world aren't always that sign on the other side of the hill or Mann's Chinese Theatre. The rounded soundstage roofs of Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank are just as evocative an image....
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:42 PM
This past Thursday, we at the newspaper held what I termed a "Meet the Editors" event at the DeBell Clubhouse Grill in Burbank. It was an informal deal, with writers, photographers, columnists, critics and editors mingling with community members.
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Tammy Abbott was cool. Our paths crossed regularly at community events, and she was always good company (“Photographer Tammy Abbott loses battle with cancer,” Sept. 20).
I can still see her scrambling about, draped in camera equipment that...
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
United Press International White House reporter Albert Merriman Smith was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, riding in a press car behind President Kennedy's convertible. As gunshots rang out, he lunged for the radio car phone. Dictating his first-hand account...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Though a picture of your Caesar salad with a filter added may not be art to everybody, photo-editing on smart phones and social media sites has led to an explosion of interest in photography and sharing pictures. But if your job is to professionally...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:44 PM
My memories of the Laguna firestorm of 1993 are still vivid, 20 years later.
I photographed the day of the burn, weeks of clean-up and the feature stories that followed. It was a distinctive career experience for me as a photographer, covering my...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Essays, videos and photographs from more than 200 Costa Mesa students proved there's no place quite like home for the city's youth.
Participants, some as young as fifth graders, participated in the fourth-annual contest by the Costa Mesa Library...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:02 PM
When National Geographic gets together with the Annenberg Space for Photography, a little – no a lot of visual magic happens. The next exhibit that celebrates the 125th anniversary of the magazine is nothing short of mind-blowing magic....