| Jan 8, 2011
| 12:07 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2010
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...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 9:21 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 7:42 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:28 PM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 6:10 PM
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,...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 3:36 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2011
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...