| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The 2013 Leadership Burbank Class is planning a comedy night to raise funds for its community project, “31 Violins”, a program to expand instrumental music instruction to Burbank’s elementary schools.
The event, “Laughs for...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
In the late 1940s, Debbie Reynolds (then known as Mary Frances Reynolds) was a student at both John Burroughs and Burbank high schools. In 1948, she was crowned Miss Burbank.
In 1957, she was a houseboat-living Southern teen in “Tammy and the...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:24 PM
More than a thousand spectators filled the stands of Memorial Field Thursday night to cheer not for a game, but for John Burroughs High School students clearing the final hurdle.
As the 602 red-gowned members of the class of 2013 talked excitedly...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Despite the uncertainty that’s come with being on rocky financial footing over the last year, Burbank’s Colony Theatre is extending its season to meet unexpected demand for their hit musical “Falling For Make Believe.”
| May 12, 2013
The Colony Theatre in Burbank continues its fight for survival due to serious financial shortfalls, but you'd never know it from the venerable mid-sized venue's fine season-ender, "Falling for Make Believe." This world premiere musical by Mark Saltzman,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Models strode to and fro, blotting their makeup and adjusting their hair. Designers made last-minute tweaks to hemlines and shoulder straps. A producer looked anxiously at her watch.
The scene backstage at the first Muir Middle School fashion show had...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:58 PM
In 1954, Japan's Toho studio made three films that achieved enduring international success. The first was Akira Kurosawa's “Seven Samurai,” which shows up within the top 10 of nearly every international critics' poll. The second was “...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 12. A renovated weather station was unveiled on a cloudy day in the San Fernando Valley.
Pierce College's station will help scientists predict climate change, reports the L.A. Times.
It looks like...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts have been accepted to summer intensive ballet programs across the United States and for the first time, one Red Chair student is going to Russia.
Those accepted are Elizabeth Briggs, Ryan Sinton,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:12 PM
With fall officially in full swing, members of the Parent Teachers Assn. and Booster Club of Burbank's Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School welcomed the season with their annual Fall Festival Picnic fundraiser last week. Transforming the grounds of the...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:38 PM
David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it.
Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...