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  • Burbank girl with tumor, 6, raises more than $1,500 for cancer research

    Burbank girl with tumor, 6, raises more than $1,500 for cancer research
    Aleyna Doche stood behind jugs of pink and yellow lemonade on Saturday, filling cups for more than 150 friends, family and passersby all afternoon. In June, the 6-year-old was diagnosed with Wilms tumor, a form of pediatric kidney cancer. Her goal...
  • Girl, 6, gets cancer charity donation from Bob Hope Airport workers

    Girl, 6, gets cancer charity donation from Bob Hope Airport workers
    Police officials and other employees at Bob Hope Airport on Tuesday donated a combined $2,125 to a 6-year-old girl who -- having been diagnosed with a form of pediatric kidney cancer -- has been raising funds for cancer research. It all started with a...
  • Burb's Eye View: Bike Angels are thinking Christmas

    Just as Santa’s elves have to work all year to make their quota on Dec. 24, Burbank’s Bike Angels are already busy attempting to double their goal for delivering bicycles to kids this Christmas. In 2008, the Salvation Army placed an angel...
  • Hospital guild hosts 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

    Hospital guild hosts 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
    La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles conducted its annual meeting and breakfast at Burbank's Castaway banquet center on March 10. Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon and her committee decorated the room with Audrey Hepburn's movie, “...
  • Fifties fun trumps fear of 13

    Fifties fun trumps fear of 13
    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...
  • 300,000 Angelenos tapping pantries

    SOUTH GLENDALE — Shortly after noon on Thursday, Glendale resident Jermin Tulgar carefully sorted through several bags of groceries as she sat in a front office of Salvation Army Glendale. Within each bag she found a variety of food products,...
  • Editorial: ACLU suit may be costlier than we think

    The lawsuit filed against the state by the American Civil Liberties Union highlights what most people already know: Public education is no free ride. Fees for band uniforms and sports tournaments have long been in place, but over the years, they have...
  • Thinking inside the box

    Thinking inside the box
    With a mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence, the vision of Family Promise is to transform lives — ensuring that every family has a home, a livelihood and the chance to build a better future. That...
  • Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life

    Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life
    Monica O'Brien is celebrating the gift of life. The 33-year-old Burbank resident has survived three liver transplants and despite the odds, gave birth to a daughter in July. O'Brien was born with hepatitis C but wasn't diagnosed until after high...
  • Organizations: Mariner Ship 145 gathers for reunion

    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...
  • Sharing passion for poetry

    Sharing passion for poetry
    Poetry is Masiela Lusha's passion. The 25-year-old actress played Carmen Lopez on "The George Lopez Show." Now, the Burbank resident is hoping to inspire young children to become comfortable with writing poetry, a gift she said was passed on to her by a...
  • Briefly In Business

    Creatasphere announces new DAMMY Awards Burbank-based Creatasphere Digital Asset Management will host the first DAMMY Awards during its conference in New York this fall. The DAMMY's recognize excellence in innovative digital and media asset management...