| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Every city in the United States has carved out a tradition for celebrating the nation's birth.
While some stage parades, hot-dog-eating contests or community barbecues, Burbank's tradition has been centered at the Starlight Bowl, where the country's...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Opponents of same-sex marriage asked the California Supreme Court on Friday to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, arguing that Gov. Jerry Brown lacked the authority to end enforcement of Proposition 8.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
When Burbank newlyweds Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo stumbled into San Francisco City Hall on June 30 just moments after marching in the city's gay pride parade they were overwhelmed by what they saw.
Dozens of same-sex couples — some in their...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:49 AM
The California Supreme Court refused Monday to halt same-sex marriages while considering a legal bid to revive Proposition 8.
In a brief order, the state high court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues.
East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A New York Times columnist is wondering: Where is the love?
Nicholas D. Kristoff says there's a “profound lack of empathy” these days, after columns he wrote about food stamp recipients, prison inmates and those without health insurance...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:56 AM
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,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 PM
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.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Burbank police went shopping with dozens of underprivileged children recently as part of the annual “Heroes and Helpers” program.
Roughly 30 elementary- and middle-school-aged children were joined by their shopping buddies, which included...