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Relay for Life

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  • Burb's Eye View: Nothing trivial about a year in Burbank

    In the banquet hall filled with trivia experts, I took one last leap up to the stage and swiveled to face the throng. They’d gathered for the Burbank Library’s annual trivia bee, and I as their host would guide them through the festivities. I...
  • Burb's Eye View: Mmm...That's good planning

    If you could make any change to Johnny Carson Park, what would it be? Would you add a slide that exits through a giant Ed McMahon head? Would you paint the restroom building a yellow-and-brown checkered plaid pattern, like one of Johnny’s suits from...
  • Community: Relay for Life sheds light on the fight against cancer

    Community: Relay for Life sheds light on the fight against cancer
    Burbank residents shined a light on the fight against all cancers with the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, a 24-hour walk around Johnny Carson Park that began at 9 a.m. Saturday and ended at 9 a.m. Sunday. “We walk for 24 hours because...
  • Friendship takes on a new meaning with dance number

    Friendship takes on a new meaning with dance number
    A talented choreographer with his sights set on New York University, 15-year-old Kevin Zambrano has been blocking out dance numbers since the sixth grade. But the Burbank High School sophomore's work took on a new level of intensity this spring as he...
  • Burbank city clerk faces election contest

    Burbank city clerk faces election contest
    The office of city treasurer is one race Burbank residents won't have to worry about, with Debbie Kukta — the former school board member who was appointed to fill the vacated post — facing no opposition for her seat. Interim City Clerk Zizette...
  • Two local relays are full of life

    When doctors 10 years ago diagnosed Mary Strauss with breast cancer, the retired bookkeeper was forced to confront a condition that for much of her life went unnamed. "Growing up, we never talked about cancer," said Strauss, 76, of La CaƱada. "It was the...
  • On the Town: Targeting family care and cancer cure

    Tony Yanow, the owner of the new and improved Tony's Darts Away on Magnolia Boulevard, hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Family Service Agency of Burbank last week. The event, tied into the grand re-opening of Yanow's vegan-friendly, beer and wine...
  • Obituary: Mary Alice O'Connor

    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Burbank Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical...
  • Kiwanians honor civically committed couple

    Kiwanians honor civically committed couple
    Former Burbank Mayor George Battey, who served in the early 1990s and died in 2003, once joked that despite the freeway sign that proclaimed there were more than 100,000 Burbank residents, he could have been easily convinced there were only 400 people...
  • Students join to fight cancer

    Students join to fight cancer
    Alabang, Philippines remains a place 15-year-old Dannah De Jesus won’t forget. That’s where she met her childhood friend, or as Dannah says, her sister. But that time with her sister was short-lived. Dannah remembers seeing her friend,...
  • Relay for Life volunteer says 'cancer never sleeps and neither do we'

    Relay for Life volunteer says 'cancer never sleeps and neither do we'
    More than 200 people spent their weekend walking laps around Clark Magnet High School’s athletic field for the annual Foothills Relay for Life. One of them was 74-year-old Elaine Collins, a breast cancer survivor. Her battle in 2006 was brief...
  • 818 Roundup: Comfort-women lawsuit; Police seize Samurai swords, a bow and arrow

    818 Roundup: Comfort-women lawsuit; Police seize Samurai swords, a bow and arrow
    Good morning, 818 readers. It's Tuesday, April 15, 2014 and its expected to be a sunny day. National Weather Service forecasters predict a high of 81 and low of 46 in the Glendale region. Your top headlines this morning: - Glendale city attorneys...