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  • With film shoots rising, Hertz Global buys local

    New Jersey-based Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has acquired Burbank's 24/7 Studio Equipment, which rents generators, light towers, booms and other equipment for film and television production. 24/7, founded in 2005, was owned by private equity firm...
  • 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...
  • Congratulations

    Transplant survivor rides in Rose Parade Monica O'Brien of Burbank was among 26 organ transplant recipients and donors to ride on the Donate Life float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day. "It's was amazing!" she said. "It was sad...
  • Recycling lesser-known flicks

    Recycling lesser-known flicks
    He’s in the movie business, but he’s not at Sundance with all the snow bunnies and hot stars this week. Ryan Kugler is an aggregator. His DVA (Distribution Video & Audio) is one of the most successful businesses in Burbank, but don’t...
  • 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...
  • Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race

    Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race
    Decked out in helmets and protective padding, students at the Burbank Temple Emanu El Preschool pedaled with fury Wednesday, racing their tricycles to benefit children being treated at two local Providence medical centers. "They need to learn to give as...
  • Animal shelter close to getting X-ray machine

    Gypsy, a German shepherd mix who was brought to the Burbank Animal Shelter with an injured knee, earned her nickname “hero girl” after having to endure two more weeks of pain and a trip to an outside clinic for an X-ray. But soon, others...
  • 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...
  • Kiwanians honor civically committed couple

    Kiwanians honor civically committed couple
    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...