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  • On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator

    On the Town: Fundraiser honors local educator
    Just a decade short of being a centenarian, like its host city, the Kiwanis Club of Burbank staged its 15th annual gala fundraiser at Lakeside Golf Club this past week. Chaired by Marsha Jackson, this event, established in 1998, which honors dedicated...
  • Zonta Club opens branch for youth

    Zonta Club opens branch for youth
    The Zonta Club of Burbank announced that a new service club for youth dedicated to provide career guidance and to promote leadership skills, international fellowship and the ideal of service was chartered on Feb. 8. Laura Peters, governor of Zonta...
  • Attorney receives congrats from judge

    Barry Ross received congratulations from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Fred Rotenberg after Ross was recently sworn in as the 2012 president of the Glendale Bar Assn. by Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman. A native of the Glendale and Burbank area, Barry...
  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts. Proposition 30...
  • Realtors bid for a better Burbank

    Realtors bid for a better Burbank
    More than 100 members, affiliates and supporters of the Burbank Assn. of Realtors supported the organization’s Community Service Foundation by attending and participating in the annual auction and reverse-drawing fundraiser staged this past week...
  • Woodbury president officially installed

    Woodbury president officially installed
    Luis Calingo was officially installed during an inauguration ceremony Saturday as Woodbury University's 13th president. He hails from Dominican University of California in San Rafael — a four-year, private Catholic college where he served as...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Knitting still has many fans, Driver goes through Salvation Army and Pierce College Halloween Festival
    Good morning, readers! Today is Sunday, October 21. Knitting still has a place in 2012. A group in Studio City still enjoys making things by hand. La Knitterie Parisienne even offers classes to those who don't know how to turn a ball of yarn into a...
  • Building a cathedral of learning

    Building a cathedral of learning
    Just months after Luis Calingo stepped into his new role as Woodbury University's president, he is reshaping the school's vision while leading a new campus-wide conversation. “We need to draft a new strategic plan for the university,” Calingo...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports

    Airport inks marketing deal with Rose Bowl, UCLA sports
    Bob Hope Airport is aiming for a financial touchdown with a new marketing agreement with UCLA Athletics and the Rose Bowl that will tap into the university’s millions of sports fans. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday...
  • In Theory: Were early Christians persecuted for their beliefs?

    Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution. Candida Moss, who is...
  • Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students

    Graduation arrives for Burbank High School students
    Thousands of camera-clutching family members and friends flocked to the Starlight Bowl Friday evening to watch the roughly 700 Burbank High School graduates rearrange the tassels on their mortarboards. It was a bittersweet evening for many graduates,...