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Relay for Life

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  • Cars are the stars at Kiwanis for Fun show

    Cars are the stars at Kiwanis for Fun show
    Car enthusiasts shared their reasons for owning classics during Sunday's Kiwanis for Fun Car Show at Johnny Carson Park. Lori Wilcox's 1944 convertible with a rumble seat was among the 300 vehicles displayed. It's bright pink with flames painted on...
  • Chad's Champions ready for Relay for Life

    Chad's Champions ready for Relay for Life
    Members of Team Chad's Champions are gearing up for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, the 24-hour walk on May 4 and 5 at Johnny Carson Park. The walk begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and ends at 9 a.m. Sunday. Team Chad's Champions was created to...
  • Burb's Eye View: Laps in a life worth living

    Burb's Eye View: Laps in a life worth living
    Sometimes the brightest paths only reveal themselves in the dark. At 3:59 a.m. Sunday, the heartiest walkers trod the route at Johnny Carson Park for the 19th hour of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Burbank. The crowds that packed...
  • On the Town: Burbank City Council recognizes senior volunteers, Nickelodeon partners with schools

    Nickelodeon Animation Studios has formed a partnership with Muir Middle School to help get its media program running, said Carson Smith, human resources manager. Nickelodeon's media technology services team, under Director Boris Beaubien, worked with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Cancer support group uses laughter as medicine

    Cancer support group uses laughter as medicine
    The thought of cancer may bring doom and gloom for many people, but for Richard McDaniel, 67, and Gaspard “Frenchie” Sossoyan, 84, it’s important to also inject laughter and warmth. McDaniel and Sossoyan are members of a breast...
  • 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...