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  • Congratulations

    Transplant survivor rides in Rose Parade Monica O'Brien of Burbank was among 26 organ transplant recipients and donors to ride on the Donate Life float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. "It's was amazing!" she said. "It was sad...
  • Saluting a decorated military man

    Saluting a decorated military man
    Burbank produces magic for the entire world from its two major motion picture studios, Disney and Warner Bros., as well as through dozens of production facilities that remain, even in a recession, a major source of jobs for the area. So it seems only...
  • Starting the celebration early

    Although still more than three months away, organizers are gearing up for "100 Ways to Celebrate Burbank" for the city's upcoming centennial. Set to start with a send-off party for the Burbank Tournament of Roses float on Dec. 31, the city has a...
  • Jumping and jiving

    Jumping and jiving
    What started as something to do for fun turned into a lifetime passion for Richard Spooner. Growing up in Fountain Valley, Spooner, 40, enjoyed baseball and other sports, but when relatives came out for riding lessons, it sparked a new interest in...
  • Local actress appears in two festival films

    Teen actress Kari Irwin appears in two films that were accepted by the Burbank International Film Festival. Irwin plays Daisy Zombie in the dark horror film, “Hinnon Valley,” which was directed by Rick Greenwood, an up-and-coming Hollywood...
  • Burbank continues work on Rose float

    Burbank continues work on Rose float
    About a dozen people gathered late Saturday morning to continue preparations for Burbank’s 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade float, "The Dream Machine," in a warehouse near the downtown Metrolink Station. A man with his hair in a ponytail, wearing a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Looking up to Burbank's history

    When they were planning this Friday’s centennial bash, Burbank planners said the sky’s the limit. And even there, they’re pushing the envelope. Sgt. Robert Quesada, the Burbank Police Department’s public information officer,...
  • Volunteers help Rose float bloom

    Volunteers help Rose float bloom
    About a dozen people gathered in a warehouse near the Downtown Metrolink Station Saturday, diligently at work on Burbank's “The Dream Machine” float for the Rose Parade. A man with his hair in a ponytail, wearing a welder's mask, sat on...
  • 'Dream Machine' float nears reality

    'Dream Machine' float nears reality
    The systems check for Burbank’s 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade float is a “go,” organizers said this week. The mechanical structure of “The Dream Machine” — which features a boy sleeping on his bed on a cloud,...
  • Returning designer imagines new float

    Returning designer imagines new float
    Clark Jellison has entered the annual Rose Parade float design contest since he was a Burbank High School student. Now 56, Jellison is the official float design contest winner for a seventh time for the “Just Imagine” theme entry into the...
  • Burbank on Parade readies for takeoff

    Burbank on Parade readies for takeoff
    Burbank on Parade takes place April 14, a little earlier than in years past, and for anyone wanting to march, sing, ride their horse or twirl a baton, Friday is the last day to apply. Applications for bands, parade floats, equestrian entries and novelty...
  • Holiday Festival heats up

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL Saugus 54, Burbank 48: Damarie Gonzalez registered 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists Tuesday for the Bulldogs in a West Coast Holiday Festival Gold Bracket contest at Bellarmine-Jefferson High. Jamie Gonzalez added eight points...