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  • Foster youth to get new housing facility

    Emancipated foster youth will soon have a second home to move to under a $1.92-million project recently approved by the City Council, although it will only serve up to nine clients at a time. The transitional housing facility, to be operated through a...
  • Cusumano family honored as Movers & Shapers

    Cusumano family honored as Movers & Shapers
    "When our children hear us say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it's not because they have done something good," laughed former Burbank Mayor Michael Hastings. "But when it comes to the Cusumanos, when we say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it is...
  • Family haunt

    Family haunt
    Diane and Preston Meyer could be considered the Addams Family of Burbank. For 20 years they have been conjuring up ghostly fun for neighbors with their haunted house attraction. This year, the theme is Nightmare at the Museum. A building constructed...
  • 'It really is like a family'

    'It really is like a family'
    As a truck driver, Carlos Trigueros said he works 17 hours a day, six days a week, and even moved closer to Burbank so his children wouldn't have to commute so far to and from Providence High School. Watching his daughter Karla graduate Saturday at the...
  • School gets financial shade

    The sun may not be shining over Burbank, but that doesn't mean Stevenson Elementary School students need any less shade. Friday marked the end of the school fundraiser for "Made in the Shade," a three-year effort by the parent booster group Families...
  • 'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies

    'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies
    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical Society,...
  • Making the world a better place

    Burbank residents showed compassion for fellow neighbors during National Make A Difference Day on Saturday by donating 35 full shopping carts of food to the city's three main social service agencies, organizers said. Organized by the Burbank Civic Pride...
  • Just for laughs

    Just for laughs
    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...
  • New opportunities for Fairy Godmother

    Perhaps, because I make a living as a writer, I see our lives segmented into chapters filled with the excitement of new beginnings and celebrations, everyday struggles and successes, major challenges and the sadness of final partings. This past week,...
  • A dream of a journey

    A dream of a journey
    The journey has been a long one for Freddy Sanchez. From toiling countless hours as a youth on the baseball fields of Burbank, to competing for three junior colleges — including a year at Glendale Community College — to years of making his...
  • Board looking into family favortism

    Burbank officials this week began a policy discussion on nepotism and what they said was a void of rules governing family members who work directly with one another. According to Civil Service Board Chairman Nathan Schlossman's calculations, based on a...
  • Firsthand look at ugly political tactics

    Normally, as the wife of an elected official, I would not take the extraordinary step of writing a letter to the editor to respond to a news story. And normally, my family would not take the extraordinary step of bringing action against a blogger for...