| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:41 PM
When the barkeeps announce last call at the next edition of Ronnie Mack's Barndance, it'll sound the death knell for an extraordinary musical showcase that has been a backbone of the Los Angeles country scene for the past 25 years.
What began in 1988 as...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely has been a musical revolutionary for decades. His first recording, the sinuous, irresistible 1949 instrumental “Deacon's Hop,” ignited a rhythm-and-blues explosion that heralded and hastened the rise of rock...
| May 18, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Parents of children who attend two schools located near the Little White Chapel held a news conference on Thursday calling on the Burbank City Council to block the installation of a wireless telecommunication facility inside the church because of the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Characterized by big fights, brimming potential, lost opportunity, controversial decision losses and highlight-reel finishes, the roller coaster ride that has been Brandon "The Truth" Vera's Ultimate Fighting Championship career has been one that's seen...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:35 PM
My brother and I were the best of friends when we were in elementary school in Burbank during the mid 1960s. But that changed after I started Muir Middle School and went on to Burbank High School in the '70s. We barely saw one another, even though the...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The evergreen appeal of Frank Capra's film classic, “It's a Wonderful Life,” about a despairing Everyman who learns that his life has had profound meaning, translates not only to frequent TV airings during the holiday season, but to numerous...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Burbank Water and Power customers who want to opt out of having a digital meter measure their residential power usage have two months to inform the utility, according to a new policy approved by the City Council.
Despite some confusion among opponents,...
| Oct 16, 2010
A performing church troupe is using its creativity to fulfill a necessity.
The Burbank First United Methodist Church Players (BUMPS) had planned to produce a full staged production of its Mystery Radio Theatre performance of "The Gazebo" by Alex...
| Dec 4, 2010
Burbank dancers have earned the privilege to perform in a show with the famous high-kicking Rockettes during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 11 at the Nokia Theatre LA Live.
The opportunity came about after the Independence Dance Company of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Nielsen has widened its investigation into a ratings scandal in Los Angeles and uncovered evidence that a Univision Communications radio executive allegedly has been manipulating the ratings.
On Monday, the measurement giant confirmed that the Los...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:43 PM
A Glendale-based, Spanish-language radio station affiliated with Univision Communications is at the center of a ratings scandal that has prompted a Nielsen Media Research investigation.
And an executive at KSCA-FM, 101.9, has been fired for trying to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Spanish-language radio star Eduardo "Piolin" Sotelo, formerly based in Glendale, has filed a lawsuit against six former staff members who worked on his canceled Univision Radio program, claiming the group banded together to try to extort $4.9 million from...