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Holidays

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  • Burb's Eye View: The truth about park docents

    What I knew about wilderness docents: They can win a staring contest with a bobcat, they can make a spicy stew from pine cones and rattlesnake venom, they can smell deer from half a mile away, and they only tell time by judging the position of the sun....
  • A Word, Please: Some indefinite articles are a matter of opinion

    As the holiday season drags on and workplace productivity grinds to a halt, you may find yourself running out of ways to waste time at the office. And once paper-clip sculptures, baiting Donald Trump on Twitter and gossiping about a certain co-worker'...
  • Community news: Program helps disabled reach potential, recycling clothing, Merry TubaChristmas concert

    Community news: Program helps disabled reach potential, recycling clothing, Merry TubaChristmas concert
    There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than attending the Holiday Program presented by BCR "a place to grow." BCR provides program services for children and adults with developmental disabilities that enable them to achieve their...
  • Burbank Noon Lions Club makes annual Valentine's Visit to seniors

    Burbank Noon Lions Club makes annual Valentine's Visit to seniors
    The Burbank Noon Lions Club made their annual Valentine's Visit to seniors at the Burbank Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on Feb. 16. Members go from room to room greeting patients and delivering gifts. Sometimes, patients show members their...
  • Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years

    Burbank Coordinating Council celebrates 80 years
    Representatives from government offices joined those from PTAs, religious organizations, businesses, and local nonprofits to wish happy birthday Monday to the Burbank Coordinating Council, which turns 80. President Eileen Cobos welcomed the more than 50...
  • Burbank sale brings in the bucks for local families

    Burbank sale brings in the bucks for local families
    When Cathy Jaramillo, 42, was laid off three years ago after a 14-year career in finance, she opted to stay home and take care of her two children instead of hunting for another job. Unemployment freed up her schedule for some major house-cleaning....
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Christmas parades light up the region, Police fatally shoot man in Van Nuys

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Christmas parades light up the region, Police fatally shoot man in Van Nuys
    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, December 2. Many neighborhoods got into the holiday spirit early last night. Pacoima celebrated its 45th annual Christmas parade. Daily News Over in Montrose, the Mars rover Curiosity made an appearance —...
  • A history of charity for Burbank Christmas tree operator

    A history of charity for Burbank Christmas tree operator
    Gary Casella hovered over a 17-foot bundled Christmas tree one recent morning under a large white tent on the Burbank High School soccer field. “This one’s going to the city of Burbank,” Casella, 74, said of the 19-year-old tree, one of...
  • On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition

    On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition
    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...
  • Council seeks holiday basket items

    Ho, ho, ho! It’s Burbank Coordinating Council's annual holiday basket time. This program started in 1936 and is all about giving people in our community in need of assistance a basket of food and gifts so they can have a nice holiday. Last year,...
  • The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine

    The nativity story comes alive at St. Robert Bellarmine
    Looking like a chr├Ęche come to life, St. Robert Bellarmine kindergarten students Monday reenacted the nativity story, part of the Catholic school's annual Advent season celebration. The performance, "Once Upon a Christmas," interspersed with religious...
  • Joyful noise

    Joyful noise
    The Burbank Chorale is celebrating its 90th anniversary with one of its most successful years ever, as it prepares to deliver "The Sounding Joy," its holiday concert, on Saturday. The group, founded in 1920, will be accompanied by the Burbank Chorale...