| Dec 22, 2010
Like Santa's elves, volunteers from churches, local businesses, city offices, parents, Girl and Boy Scouts packed their vehicles with gifts and food for holiday meals Saturday in the Washington Elementary School playground as part of the Burbank...
| Oct 20, 2010
"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...
| Apr 24, 2011
The resounding answer was "Yes!" when Miss Burbank Ashley Karp asked hundreds of children if they were ready to hunt for Easter eggs.
More than 1,000 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and children descended Saturday morning on McCambridge Park for...
| Dec 29, 2010
Creating a winter wonderland in their front yard is a family project for the Fagnani family.
Eight-year-old Michael Fagnani helps his dad, Troy, decide where all the elements will go.
"My son gets into it quite a bit," said Troy Fagnani. "It's quite a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Recently there have been a number of letters regarding the closure of the Verdugo Park swimming pool (“There is no bonus to bonus payouts,” July 6). I thought it might be helpful to clarify the reason for this temporary closure.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:14 PM
The Burbank Coordinating Council plans to hold a food and item drive Saturday outside every grocery store and CVS Pharmacy in the city.
It is the council’s 65th year serving Burbank’s neediest menresidents during the holidays. Janet Diel,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:42 PM
When you’re trying to heal, you don’t always think about how the healing happens, or the forms it takes. You just want it done so the pain stops and you can return to whatever normal used to feel like.
Throughout the chapel at Valley...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Hundreds of volunteers participated in a long-standing tradition Saturday to provide holiday baskets and gifts to families in need during the holidays.
Burbank firefighters, one of many groups involved in the Coordinating Council’s Holiday...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 10:14 AM
Two recent fundraisers, respectively staged by Family Promise of the East San Fernando Valley and the Burbank Arts for All Foundation, brought thousands of Burbankers out to show their compassion for families in need and to support art education in...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A federal appeals court refused Thursday to make public the video of the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial, a victory for opponents of gay marriage.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the video from the 2010 federal...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Ascencia's eighth Anniversary Gala committee to support the homeless pulled out all the stops at Union Station in Los Angeles. But no guest was railroaded into attending this event — there was something for everyone.
Last Saturday, the station's...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:36 PM
One of my favorite Christmas presents this year was from my wife, a box set of the classic TV show “Leave It to Beaver.”
While the show is a situational comedy, what attracts me to it is the climatic moment that occurs in each episode when...