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Helen Lopez could get the words out. However, when it came time to deliver a speech, the president of Burbank Kiwanis’ Aktion Club had trouble lifting them off the page. That all changed this past December, when an appointment with the Burbank...
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Chartered in 1936, the Zonta Club of Burbank Area has a 77-year history of advancing the status of women. Along with its advocacy work, the organization brings together local business executives and professionals who work to raise funds and provide direct...
Ireland's hills roll forever, folding over and underneath each other. They are a sea within a sea, this island of grassy hillocks pocked with farms and fences. I had seven days in which to capture them as grandly as I could. My trusty Canon committed...
Warner Bros. will manage most of Paramount's movie library on DVD, in a first-of-its-kind deal between major studios that reflects the ongoing decline in disc sales. The companies said Thursday that Warner will handle more than 600 titles from Paramount'...
Any day now, Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover will arrive at David Peterson's doorstep. At his Burbank home they'll join the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and Thomas Jefferson — most of the presidents, really, in a collection of figurines...
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Christine Hocutt-Senteney does well in equestrian event in Texas: Burbank resident Christine Hocutt-Senteney captured the third-place Farnam Select All-Around Amateur title at the 2012 Adequan Select...
Burbank residents no longer need to leave home to check out library books. The city announced Monday that its ebooks will be available for the first time on Aug.1. “We’re very excited to be able to add this service,” Sharon Cohen,...
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers. Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
Burbank is joining the list of cities opening "cooling centers" for residents as a heat wave gripping the Southland pushes local temperatures into triple digits. Those seeking relief from the extreme heat -- with potential highs hitting 105 degrees...
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A total replacement of the Central Library, complete with a new parking garage, is no longer feasible, city officials say, although they did ask the City Council for $3.5 million “to keep the dream alive.” Because the city has been unable...
At a time when Burbank is raising fees and using one-time funds to plug a $1.1-million budget gap, is keeping the dream of a new Central Library really worth keeping alive — at least to the tune of $3.5 million? Apparently the City Council...
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