RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Personal Service

A collection of news and information related to Personal Service published by this site and its partners.

Top Personal Service Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • A Word, Please: The multipurpose apostrophe rarely forms plurals

    A Word, Please: The multipurpose apostrophe rarely forms plurals
    I fielded a question recently about "minding your p's and q's." I had used that expression in a column a few weeks ago, and it prompted an email from a reader named Christine who was curious about those apostrophes.
  • Burb's Eye View: Those who were lost are still out there

    Burb's Eye View: Those who were lost are still out there
    Just because we look up into the night and can't see the stars doesn't mean they're not there. I thought this as my eyes drifted into the sky, past the stage lights at Johnny Carson Park. Those stars were up there somewhere, but a cloud hid them from...

    Another scam reported involving bogus utility workers

    Fraudsters scammed a Burbank hair salon out of nearly $500 Tuesday after posing as utility workers on the phone demanding payments for outstanding power bills, police said. At 2:15 p.m., a man called Beauty Works Hair Salon – located at 2424 W....

    Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health

    Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health
    The reformer exercise machines at Janice Cronkhite's Toluca Lake Pilates studio sometimes serve a higher purpose. In 2008, Cronkhite threw some tables on the low machines and displayed a few donated items for a homegrown silent auction. She'd only...

    Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses

    Blaze causes $200,000 in damage to Burbank businesses
    A two-alarm blaze early Tuesday morning ripped through a nail salon in a Burbank strip mall, causing an estimated $200,000 worth of damage, authorities said. The fire, which was knocked down in less than a half hour, caused smoke damage to 10...