| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis is the host of the annual Mayors Cup Charity Golf Tournament each spring. All proceeds from this golf tournament are donated back to the community.
One of the recipients is the Family Service Agency, and recently Executive...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Yesterday, thousands of families throughout Burbank joined millions upon millions around the world in celebrating Christmas by opening gifts and enjoying a special meal with those they love. For 537 Burbank families that may not have happened were it...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:50 PM
With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Bare shelves and empty crates are becoming more commonplace at Burbank Temporary Aid Center as the nonprofit struggles to keep up with high demand amid dwindling donations.
In a typical year, Executive Director Barbara Howell sees the donations from the...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Looking like a chrèche 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...
| Dec 15, 2010
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...
| Dec 15, 2010
"So this is Christmas, and what have you done…another year older and a new one just begun ..."
I take more pride in all the little things I do than anything else. Buying presents all through the year and putting them away finally pays off at...
| 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...