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Holidays

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  • Guild fashionably ushers in holiday season

    Guild fashionably ushers in holiday season
    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...
  • 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...
  • Step up for tree seller

    Despite the decades of selling Burbank households their Christmas trees, Gary Casella this year got a big lump of coal after thieves broke into his trailer and stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment, uncashed checks and his pickup truck. Never...
  • Rough year for Christmas tree icon

    Rough year for Christmas tree icon
    Gary Casella has sold Christmas trees in Burbank since 1937. He supplies Burbank's official holiday tree in front of City Hall. For Casella, it's all about Christmas. But this year, his holiday cheer's been hard to keep up. Just days before the...
  • Start the Presses: Adding color to heated rivalries

    Start the Presses: Adding color to heated rivalries
    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...
  • Lawmakers should focus on state problems

    So, with all of California's problems, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and other lawmakers have introduced legislation to “push the federal government” to recognize the Armenian Genocide (“State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide,”...
  • 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...
  • 'Twas the Christmas after Christmas

    While most Christians celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25, Armenians do so on Jan. 6. So, while many Burbankers were packing away the lights, decorations and other traces of their Christmas celebration, our community’s Armenian residents were still...
  • 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...
  • A Christmas appeal for withdrawal

    "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...
  • O Little Town of Burbank

     O Little Town of Burbank
    More than 7,600 miles and 2,000 years separate modern-day Burbank from Bethlehem of Judea during the rule of King Herod. That time and distance seemingly evaporated as guests to the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank were transported halfway around...
  • Close-knit art

    The Art Center gallery is stuffed with knitted scarves and hats, ceramics, jewelry and beautiful hand-crafted ornaments. Students, instructors and members of the Fine Arts Federation have been working all year, honing their techniques and producing...