| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:53 PM
When local bluegrass band the Brombies gets to work, it always feels more like a family reunion than a professional musical performance. Now in their fourth year of an every-Monday residency at Burbank's Viva Cantina, their fast-moving style, far-...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:06 PM
For most Southern Californians, shopping for designer clothing and accessories, vintage and celebrity-owned jewelry, or unique collectibles and furniture would entail a heavily cash-or-credit-card-fortified trip to the Golden Triangle of Beverly Hills...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:01 PM
One of my favorite things about Burbank has been the Thursday night summer dances at the AMC walkway.
Last week, I found out that the dances had been canceled due to budget cuts. I also learned last week that the City Council has hired a new primo, A-...
| 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,...
| 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...