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Holidays

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  • Burb's Eye View: Bike Angels are thinking Christmas

    Just as Santa’s elves have to work all year to make their quota on Dec. 24, Burbank’s Bike Angels are already busy attempting to double their goal for delivering bicycles to kids this Christmas. In 2008, the Salvation Army placed an angel...
  • Christmas comes early for needy

    Christmas comes early for needy
    Hoping for a gift in this season of giving, about 30 needy people, mostly women, waited patiently for the doors to open at the Salvation Army near downtown Burbank Thursday morning. Ana and Tony Tamayo of North Hollywood said they heard about the...
  • Baskets delivered to families in need

    Baskets delivered to families in need
    Hundreds of volunteers participated in a long-standing tradition Saturday to provide holiday baskets and gifts to families in need during the holidays. Burbank firefighters, one of many groups involved in the Coordinating Council’s Holiday...
  • It's Christmas in the Park

    It's Christmas in the Park
    The Magnolia Boulevard business district hosted its annual Holiday in the Park event Friday, kicking off the Christmas shopping season with carolers, live music, food trucks and prizes. Magnolia Park merchants also stamped “passports” that...
  • Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving

    Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving
    After a hugely successful first year, the Burbank YMCA again will host the “Turkey Trot” fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day, with proceeds earmarked to help pay the cost of memberships for people who could not otherwise afford them. Philip...
  • An updated and merry Christmas pageant

    An updated and merry Christmas pageant
    A young child in a gold-adorned white robe stood stage right bathed in a spotlight’s glaring luminance. “And soon, the wise men came to the manger,” the haloed-tyke proclaimed. Pretty standard Christmas pageant stuff — until the...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Regional firework shows, Team seeks to solve Amelia Earhart mystery

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Regional firework shows, Team seeks to solve Amelia Earhart mystery
    Good morning and happy 4th of July, readers. If you haven't decided where to see fireworks tonight, the Valley has a few prime spots. On Radford Avenue, the Studio City Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 14th annual Festival of Fireworks. Admission...
  • On the Town: Christmas comes to town six months early

    On the Town: Christmas comes to town six months early
    For most Burbankers, the first week of July includes making preparations for Fourth of July family get-togethers, finalizing summer vacation or day-trip plans and, overall, just figuring out how to stay cool through the sizzling temperatures of the coming...
  • An evening of pre-holiday bliss

    An evening of pre-holiday bliss
    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving eve — the day it all begins — the shopping, travel, food preparations, decorating, gathering, partying and everything else that comes with the hectic holiday hoopla we will all be caught up in over the next five weeks....
  • Burb's Eye View: Spelling out one's thankfulness

    In middle school, Thanksgiving always brought out the same perennial writing assignment. “OK class,” said Sister Mary Bernadette Rosemary Mary. “Take out your pencils and write what you’re thankful to God for on this Thanksgiving....
  • Police hone in on holiday crime

    Burbank police officials on Tuesday said the department was at “maximum deployment” as shopping mania sweeps the city’s major retail centers, but urged shoppers to take precautions to avoid becoming victims of crimes. Other officials,...
  • The clock strikes Black Friday early

    The clock strikes Black Friday early
    A trend toward stores opening at the stroke of Black Friday is taking hold this year in Burbank and Glendale retail centers. Several national retail chains, including Macy’s and Target, with stores in the Glendale Galleria, will open at midnight on...