| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:19 PM
It was a big weekend of soaring and roaring fundraising in Burbank as the Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America staged their 39th Annual Big Strike Auction and the Kiwanis Club of Burbank presented its 14th Annual Car Show.
More than 200...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:48 PM
I hope that Rep. Adam Schiff has as much enthusiasm for identifying dangerous mentally ill people and addressing the extreme violence in TV, movies and video games as he does for jumping on the ineffective gun control issue. Gun control fanatics point...
| Jun 30, 2010
I am writing to express my consternation and outrage at the conversion of the downtown Burbank, 135 E. Olive Ave., post office into a for-profit parking lot after 6 p.m.
Let me get this straight: When I get off work at 7 p.m., I am expected to pay for...
| Jul 14, 2010
A planned $53-million replacement of the Central Library inched closer this week after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced he had secured $100,000 for the project.
While officials acknowledged that it was a relatively small sum compared with the...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Two local businesses with deep ties to the military and aviation sectors recently got huge lifts from a federally funded training program.
Burbank’s Centerpoint Manufacturing and Glendale’s Accurate Dial & Nameplate are poised to pick up work...
| Sep 1, 2010
A Hawaii Five-O birthday celebration
U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff was joined by close to 300 friends and supporters as he celebrated his 50th birthday Hawaiian-style at The Castaway Luau Grounds this past Thursday. Accompanied by his wife, Eve, and children,...
| May 26, 2011
| 5:47 PM
While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service.
Four Burbank residents completed their tours...
| Dec 4, 2010
Early Friday morning, the calls began to roll into the newsroom.
One woman wondered why we were singling out Armenia. Another inquired about the ethnicity of our writing staff — perhaps wanting to make sure we employed no one of Turkish descent....
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:25 PM
In New York, the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty had just been put into place. In the nation's capital, the Washington Monument was finally completed, and President Chester Arthur would become the last sitting president to date to lose his party's...
| Jan 29, 2011
A 30-year veteran of the public sector, Emily Gabel-Luddy began her service to Burbank a decade ago when she was appointed to the Planning Board. She brought her experience of working for the Los Angeles Department of Planning at all levels, including...
| Oct 2, 2010
GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs.
In other words, they're not out of the woods.