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Holidays

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  • 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...
  • Sunrise Kiwanis all business over holidays

    Happy New Year to all of you! I hope you had a lovely holiday season and that Santa was good to you. It is hard to believe that with this column I complete my third year as your service club reporter, and that the February column will mark the beginning...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • This 'Carol' is as fun as it gets

    This weekend, I went back to the scene of the crime, so to speak, of my last wonderful theatre experience, the Glendale Centre Theatre. I adored their production of "A Murder Is Announced," and so was quite excited to see their players in action once...
  • Group tries to fill food baskets

    Burbank's Coordinating Council is appealing for more volunteer support and donations as they try to bridge a food basket shortage before Christmas. Roughly 500 families with children in Burbank schools have applied to receive a holiday basket from the...
  • 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,”...
  • Community: BCR's music room gets new look

    Community: BCR's music room gets new look
    Apartnership between a community leadership group and BCR “a place to grow” has resulted in a spiffy renovation of BCR's music and exercise room. Thirteen participants in the Burbank Neighborhood Leadership Program raised funds to complete...