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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Retailers hoping for a sea change

    Retailers are going all-out to lure shoppers on Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving traditionally is the biggest shopping day of the season, and this year retailers are viewing it as a harbinger of whether consumers are ready to break out of a...