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  • Shining moment for trio

    Shining moment for trio
    OLIVE PARK — When individuals with years of association with the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department get together, it's not just a meeting of friends. Instead, men and women who have devoted a large portion of their lives to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Masons offer up slice of Americana

    Masons offer up slice of Americana
    You just don't get a juicier slice of Americana than hearing roaring engines compete with classic rock 'n' roll through a haze of grilling burger smoke. Burbankers, along with surrounding area residents, were recently treated to just such a heaping...
  • ACLU targets student fees

    A practice of charging students for travel and other extracurricular expenses might end, Burbank Unified officials said. The ACLU of Southern California called those tactics discriminatory and unlawful pay-to-play policies in a lawsuit involving...
  • City adds housing options for low-income families

    Struggling families have more housing options after city officials this week reserved 38 more apartments for low-income residents. The City Council, acting in its dual role as a Redevelopment Agency, voted to increase the number of units available to...
  • Family Promise making progress

    After two years of grass-roots fundraising, a new nonprofit agency is now helping families that have fallen into homelessness get back on their feet by using a network of churches and connecting with myriad job-finding services. Since the official...
  • Pleading the Fourth

    Pleading the Fourth
    Thousands of people filed into the Starlight Bowl on Sunday night to hear some live music, watch some fireworks and relax with family and friends. The event was called a "Salute to the Soul of America" and marked the beginning of the Starlight Bowl's...
  • Editorials: Supply and demand drove low-income move

    The decision by the Redevelopment Agency to reserve more subsidized housing units for lower-income families was a good, if not obvious, solution to accommodating what has unfortunately become a growing demographic. Segments of the city's stock of...
  • Congratulations

    Centenarian honored at Senior Bulldog luncheon Genevieve Sultenfuss was given special recognition at the Senior Bulldog luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank. She turned 100 years old on Aug. 12. Sultenfuss was surrounded by family members...
  • Mailbag: Synagogues also comprise Family Promise

    I wish to offer both a clarification and an update to the article written by Gretchen Meier on Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley ("Family Promise making progress," Sept. 25). It is indeed a network of 23 congregations serving homeless families...
  • 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...