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  • Dining Review: New Theresa's inherits its namesake's best ingredients

    Dining Review: New Theresa's inherits its namesake's best ingredients
    Theresa Sprunk was a powerhouse back in the 1950s and ’60s. She had a career, raised a child, made her clothes and volunteered at numerous philanthropic organizations around Glendale. She was an integral part of the erstwhile Tuesday Afternoon Club and was even named the 1963 Junior Citizen of the Year. Her good deeds made such an impression on her daughter Rene Shea that after Sprunk’s death, Shea opened a restaurant in her name.
  • Letter: Restaurant's perk was a generous one

    As a Vietnam vet, I appreciated the good Leader coverage of the Veteran's Day celebrations at McCambridge Park. That evening, we enjoyed a dinner at the Smokehouse where my entree was complimentary. Although there were other restaurants offering free...

    Burb's Eye View: She knows how to tap into public transportation

    Burb's Eye View: She knows how to tap into public transportation
    A little over a year ago, Fay Playsted sat in the room at the Joslyn Adult Center, listening to someone from the L.A. Metro transit service talk about all the benefits of taking the bus or train. It made sense to her; she’d used the service for...

    Dining: Splendor in the glass

    Dining: Splendor in the glass
    Back in 1912, when the little bungalow at 492 S. Lake Ave was first built, South Lake was just a dirt wagon track. One hundred and two years later, neighboring houses have given way to attractive retail developments, but the charming bungalow, like the...

    Food rules are tough to swallow

    Food rules are tough to swallow
    Under growing pressure from state and federal officials, Burbank Unified school district officials are heavily enforcing a rule that prohibits students from fundraising during school hours by selling items available in the cafeteria. The competitive...