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  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84.
  • Burbank couple honored for saving toddler who fell out of third-story window

    Burbank couple honored for saving toddler who fell out of third-story window
    The Burbank City Council on Tuesday honored the Burbank couple who saved — with a box-spring and some quick thinking — a 3-year-old boy who plunged out of a third-story window in Burbank last month. On the afternoon of Sunday, March 16,...

    Canyon Grille to host grand opening

    Canyon Grille to host grand opening
    DeBell Golf Club will host the grand opening of its new eatery, the Canyon Grille at DeBell, next week. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 11. It will be co-hosted by the Burbank Chamber of...

    In Theory: How important is having fun?

    A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...

    Group recognizes Burbank's historic preservation efforts

    Group recognizes Burbank's historic preservation efforts
    Burbank earned an A grade from the Los Angeles Conservancy recently for boosting its historic preservation efforts during the past few years by designating several homes as local landmarks and stepping up an outreach campaign. It’s an improvement...