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Holidays

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  • The perfect gift for him

    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...
  • Basking in joy of baskets

    Basking in joy of baskets
    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...
  • Thoughts from the Bullpen: Corporate America commercializing Christmas

    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...
  • On the Town: Fundraising is murder

    On the Town: Fundraising is murder
    Ask any nonprofit or charitable organization how they are doing and you will most likely get an eye-roll, a shrug and an explanation that in today's economic environment raising funds is murder. The Burbank Assn. of Realtors and the Burbank Temporary...
  • A caroling they go

    A caroling they go
    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...
  • Getting a kick out of performing

    Getting a kick out of performing
    Burbank dancers have earned the privilege to perform in a show with the famous high-kicking Rockettes during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 11 at the Nokia Theatre LA Live. The opportunity came about after the Independence Dance Company of...
  • '12 Days of Holiday Cheer' underway

    The mayor's tree-lighting ceremony at City Hall kicked off Burbank's "12 Days of Holiday Cheer" Wednesday evening, with appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and a taste of Santa's Downtown Wonderland. Other highlights in the...
  • Creating a holiday mood

    Creating a holiday mood
    There are classics and traditions when it comes to holiday music, but Burbank First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will not perform the same songs you might hear from a mall loudspeaker. This group has a set of contemporary songs and hymns from...
  • Igniting a passion

    Igniting a passion
    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...
  • Jeweler forced to close

    Jeweler forced to close
    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...
  • Memorial Day about all vets

    Memorial Day about all vets
    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...
  • Briefly In Business

    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...