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  • Volunteers needed to fill holiday baskets with Burbank Coordinating Council

    Hundreds of volunteers are needed over the next week to help collect donations and assemble holiday gift baskets for needy families in Burbank.  The Burbank Coordinating Council this Saturday is sending volunteers to 13 grocery stores in Burbank between...
  • Burb's Eye View: Hoping to see neighbors' faces light up

    Burb's Eye View: Hoping to see neighbors' faces light up
    The Christmas roller coaster at Nick and Carrie Nolan’s house was built with a lot of screws and a lot of headaches. Such are the pains in the twinkling underworld of competitive holiday lighting displays, where the drive to create the most opulent...
  • In Theory: Taking a stab at PG-13 violence

    Researchers have discovered that the amount of gun violence in some PG-13 movies is now greater than in R-rated films. PG-13 movies are “the ones that target children, and the violence that is shown contains guns,” according to Brad Bushman,...
  • Memorial honoring five killed in car crash keeps growing

    Memorial honoring five killed in car crash keeps growing
    A roadside memorial had grown on Monday to include hundreds of candles, bouquets of flowers and about a dozen posters covered with photographs and heart-felt notes memorializing the victims of the fatal car crash in Burbank on Saturday. Friends and...
  • In Theory: How important is having fun?

    A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...
  • Family Promise goes on hiatus

    Family Promise goes on hiatus
    A local nonprofit that provides food, shelter and aid to homeless families in Burbank and Glendale will be suspending operations this month due to a shortfall in funds. Family Promise of the Verdugos, which opened roughly four years ago, will be closed...
  • Community: Wedding bells will ring in April

    Community: Wedding bells will ring in April
    James and Wendy Etter have announced the engagement of their daughter, Darlene Ann Etter, to Timothy Joseph Gardner, son of Gregory and Kelly Gardner of Palmdale. The wedding is planned for April and the couple will honeymoon on Catalina Island. The...
  • FSA, Boys and Girls clubs get partial funding

    The Burbank City Council signed off on three years of partial funding for two programs for Burbank’s youth, including a school-based counseling program that parents, students and service-providers have said helps students deal with emotional...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...
  • Letter: Volunteers sought for holiday baskets

    The Burbank Coordinating Council is busily preparing for its holiday basket program and we need the community's help. This program matches up needy families in our community with individuals, businesses, service organizations and all groups that are...
  • Letter: Continue to fund student counseling in Burbank

    I am a grandparent of a student at Walt Disney Elementary School and I am concerned about the issue of school-based counseling. We know that early intervention is the key to help in all areas for youngsters, and we have been so blessed this past 10 years...
  • In Theory: Electing to bypass natural selection

    A Missouri lawmaker, Rep. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville), contends that public school children in his state who question Darwinian theory are ridiculed. He introduced a bill into the state's General Assembly that would allow parents to opt their...