| Dec 21, 2010
| 3:53 PM
There are only three more shopping days left until Christmas, and there are many who are undoubtedly in panic mode about finding the right gift.
That's where I come in.
I am ready to put on my red suit, fasten my fake white beard and get my ho-ho-ho...
| Dec 22, 2010
Like Santa's elves, volunteers from churches, local businesses, city offices, parents, Girl and Boy Scouts packed their vehicles with gifts and food for holiday meals Saturday in the Washington Elementary School playground as part of the Burbank...
| Dec 22, 2010
Merry Holiday, everyone.
Yes, only three more days until Holiday, so I hope you all have your shopping done. Have you figured out what to get your friends for Holiday? Do you think the kids will be excited to run down and look under the holiday tree to...
| Dec 29, 2010
For 35 years, the Spero family has been celebrating Christmas Eve serenading their neighbors.
"It's one time a year that's really special," said Sandy Spero, a graduate of Burbank High School, along with her children and grandchildren who join in the...
| Oct 9, 2010
Dance is all about fun for choreographer Sophie Olson.
And that's why she named her dance company Sophie Olson Dance Explosion.
"I always get very excited about stuff," says the bubbly 32-year-old. "I wanted a fun name and that's what it is. Dance...
| Nov 13, 2010
Pranks, apparently, aren't what they used to be.
During the last 12 months, high school rivals in both Burbank and Glendale have attempted to mar each other's symbols — and failed. Or, to be generous, halfway succeeded.
Last November, a group of...
| Nov 17, 2010
The 2010 holiday season was kicked off last week as the La Providencia Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles staged their annual fashion show fundraiser luncheon. Presented under the theme, "The Heart of Christmas," hundreds of guild members and...
| May 26, 2010
Kessler Jewelers, the family-owned business that for more than 40 years has been a fixture of the downtown shopping district even as everything around it changed, will close its doors for good next month, the family said.
An award-winning shop whose...
| May 29, 2010
Vietnam War veteran Mickey DePalo continues to serve his country — and his city — as chairman of the Burbank Veterans Commemorative Committee.
DePalo works with about 14 other members to organize programs for Memorial Day, Veterans Day and...
| Jul 21, 2010
Creatasphere announces new DAMMY Awards
Burbank-based Creatasphere Digital Asset Management will host the first DAMMY Awards during its conference in New York this fall.
The DAMMY's recognize excellence in innovative digital and media asset management...
| Aug 14, 2010
Glendale and Burbank are well represented this weekend as hundreds of wannabe Spielbergs gather in Hollywood for the 48 Hour Film Project, a yearlong contest that travels to more than 80 cities. The participants must make a six- to eight-minute movie,...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 3:05 PM
Retailers are going all-out to lure shoppers on Black Friday.
The day after Thanksgiving traditionally is the biggest shopping day of the season, and this year retailers are viewing it as a harbinger of whether consumers are ready to break out of a...