| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
In Irish playwright Jimmy Murphy's "The Muesli Belt," at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, a struggling pub owner and his neighbors face encroaching gentrification and the real estate feeding frenzy that was part of the stratospheric (and doomed) 1990s economic...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Bruce Forman, widely recognized as one of the top jazz guitarists in the world, has gotten off the straight-ahead path in recent years to follow what seems at first a highly unlikely alternate route: Western swing.
Essentially a musical curiosity or...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2010
The installation of new officers and directors of the Magnolia Park Optimist Club for the 2010-11 year was held on Sept. 16 at the Elks club. Former Lt. Gov. Jim Lloyd first retired the outgoing officers — President Terry Scott, and board members,...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2010
Daisy Troop visits thrift shop
Burbank Girl Scout Daisy Troop 631-6 and their leaders, Lisa Tobey, Carey Sanchez and Ashlynn Wright, visited La Providencia Guild Thrift Shop. This was a thank-you opportunity to plant their Master Project "Mini Garden"...
| 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...
| 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...