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New Year's Day

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  • Pass the time between pastimes with Zed Fest

    Pass the time between pastimes with Zed Fest
    If the post-Christmas, pre-New Year's Eve limbo gets down, the strange, annual horror show known as Zed Fest will definitely reinvigorate the celebration-starved brain. Founded by North Hollywood indie filmmakers Ed Stephens and Wendy Medrano in 2008, Zed Fest honors the very best — or worst — of low-budget-amateur horror and sci-fi. Following a buildup series of informal screenings and festival events, this Saturday's climactic finale, held at the Burbank's Banshee Theater, is guaranteed to provide an orgiastic overdose of thoroughly weird cinematic entertainment.
  • Burbank's movie-themed float is ready for action

    Burbank's movie-themed float is ready for action
    It's crunch time for the hundreds of volunteers working on Burbank's 82nd entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade that will roll down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena on New Year's Day. About 180 volunteers were in the Burbank Water & Power...

    Fresh faces greet new year

    Leslie Villafuerte’s newborn, Jessie Junior, was the first baby born in the new year at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Jessie was born at around 4:30 a.m., weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Villafuerte and...

    On the Town: Creative types convene on New Year's Eve

    On the Town: Creative types convene on New Year's Eve
    While the final few hours of Dec. 31 — as the hands of the clock inch ever closer to midnight — are innately a time of reflection, celebration and inspiration, when you gather an eclectic mix of writers, musicians, actors and artists of...

    A good day for Fordham University

    It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal. Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...