| Oct 23, 2010
So, a horse walks into a bar and the bartender says "Why the long face?"
The first time I heard that joke it made me chuckle. For days later it put a smile on my face when I thought about it. Because of the genius of its simplicity, combined with its...
| Oct 23, 2010
Women who had been members of the Mariner Ship 145, SS Red Finn, of the Burbank Girl Scout Council in high school during the early 1960s recently met for a reunion luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant.
Their leader was Dorothy Robb and co-leader was...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 3:21 PM
Providence in Liberty League Meet No. 3: Pioneers' Jaii Jiang ran to a third-place finish in the girls' race Wednesday at North Hollywood Park.
Jiang finished in 19 minutes 32 seconds on the 2.75-mile course. She was followed by...
| Jan 12, 2011
Mark Kulkis went undercover for a little industrial espionage before launching his gleaming new specialty salad bar, the Chop Stop, on San Fernando Road in Burbank last week.
Kulkis was hired on at an entry-level job at a nearby chain restaurant that he...
| Jan 15, 2011
The Chop Stop, Burbank's newest "fast-food" restaurant, advertises a salad "loaded with fresh, wholesome foods that are nutritious, delicious and fast."
From my experience eating lunch at the Chop Stop with my wife on the day of its grand-opening...
| Sep 1, 2010
It's no secret the Flappers Comedy Club is nearing its opening date of Sept. 11. The 1920s-inspired marquee is up and turning quite a few heads on the corner of Magnolia Boulevard and First Street, according to partners of the new dining and comedy...
| Nov 10, 2010
This past week saw the St. Finbar Parish and the Zonta Club of Burbank honor five men and women who have dedicated themselves to serving their community and beyond.
The Calamigos Equestrian Center served as the venue for St. Finbar's presentation of the...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 5:20 PM
Mr. Tchaikovsky, meet "So You Think You Can Dance."
In the popular dance competition TV show, contestants at the top of their profession in various styles of dance are challenged to perform in styles for which they have no training.
| Nov 17, 2010
Celebrity volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley collected hundreds of canned goods Tuesday afternoon for the Burbank Temporary Aid Center.
The second We CAN End Hunger Canned Food Drive! by Yum! Brands World Hunger...
| Sep 4, 2010
Local comedians will cast out their best shtick during grand opening shows Sept. 9 to 11 at the Flappers Comedy Club.
The grand opening evening shows will be emceed by Samuel J. Comroe.
Comroe plays up his Tourette's syndrome that, he said, inspires...
| Nov 20, 2010
The Burbank Civitan Club held its installation of officers on Oct. 2 at the Burbank Holiday Inn. The officers were installed for a second term by Civitan Lt. Gov. Sandy Lucas. They are President David Holland, President-Elect Randy Garcia, Secretary...
| Nov 20, 2010
It's hard not to love a place like Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill. The name alone says "neighborhood watering hole and stick-to-your-ribs grub."
Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill, with all its funkiness, has catered to the Burbank locals since 1939. It must be...