| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:17 AM
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,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The evergreen appeal of Frank Capra's film classic, “It's a Wonderful Life,” about a despairing Everyman who learns that his life has had profound meaning, translates not only to frequent TV airings during the holiday season, but to numerous...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:29 PM
BURBANK - It was a battle within a battle when the Providence High boys’ basketball team hosted Campbell Hall Friday night in a nonleague game.
While the matchup between the teams was intriguing, it was a head-to-head competition between two of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Burroughs 61, Bonita 55: Aysia Shellmire finished with 23 points and seven rebounds Friday to lead the Indians (9-3) in a quarterfinal game of the West Coast Holiday Festival Gold Bracket game at Burroughs. Sidney Ortega contributed...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Thank you for your article about the merchants pushing through without any help from the city and pulling off the annual Holiday in the Park (“Holiday fun without funds,” Nov. 17). It brought to light a good point: The city of Burbank knows...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Theatergoers who prefer “A Christmas Carol” straight up, with language and redemptive message intact, won't find much holiday cheer in “A Christmas Twist,” SeaGlass Theatre's satiric treatment of the Dickens classic at the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:42 PM
A week before the multinational conglomerates begin their invented holiday of Black Friday, Magnolia Park's boutiques host a much more personal shopping affair that keeps a large portion of money in Burbank. And for the first time in a long time, they'...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Burbank Coordinating Council is facing its toughest year ever to collect food, toys and gifts for its annual holiday basket program. They need individuals, organizations, businesses and neighbors to adopt families and purchase gifts and provide...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:05 PM
A yard filled with whimsical scenes, from Santa's workshop to old St. Nick riding piggyback on a polar bear, won first place in the Residential category of the 30th annual Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest.
It was the second time winner Carrie Stewart...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:56 PM
If shoppers notice a different, more scaled down version of the annual Holiday in the Park event in Magnolia Park on Friday, chalk it up to making do with limited resources.
Nearly 40 merchants in Magnolia Park have banded together to fund the event...