| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:53 PM
September was the month that the Burbank For Fun Kiwanis Aktion Club joined a lot of other Aktion Clubs at Wonder Valley for their annual convention. This event continues to grow exponentially every year. It is a great time for learning and renewing...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:51 PM
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...
| May 27, 2012
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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Taking the stage for the first and largest election forum, candidates competing in three citywide races on Wednesday made what could be their highest profile pitches to the voting public before the Feb. 26 primary.
At the forum at Burbank City Hall,...
| May 17, 2010
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 Cañada. "It was the...
| May 19, 2010
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...
| Jun 16, 2010
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...
| Aug 11, 2010
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:53 PM
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,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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...