| Aug 7, 2010
I continue to be surprised how people will play fast-and-loose with the facts, especially when those facts are on videotape.
Larry Nemecek ("Another cameraman who skirts journalism," July 31) is either grossly misinformed or he is part of the apologists...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2010
The Walt Disney Co. employees recently gave a group of young people — most of whom have experienced little happiness in their lives — reason to smile.
Specifically, Disney VoluntEARS — an organization membered by employees of the...
| Aug 18, 2010
Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of the 13th day of a month falling on a Friday — a day when the superstitious tend to avoid black cats. Well, if black cats were being avoided, Black Cows were being embraced as members, friends and supporters...
| Aug 25, 2010
With the kids back in school, and Labor Day less than two weeks away, the Burbank Emblem Club squeezed in one last summer fundraiser by staging their annual fashion show luncheon at the Burbank Elks Lodge on Saturday. Presented under the theme "Summer...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 5:48 PM
Members of the John Burroughs High School community will likely be glued to their television screens come Jan. 4. The Ohio State-Arkansas Sugar Bowl matchup promises to electrify football fans, but it's the half-time show Burroughs fans will be most...
| 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...