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  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • On the Town: Building better fitness for foster care kids

    On the Town: Building better fitness for foster care kids
    Bodybuilding champions Ray and Rachele Rivera, owners of Burbank's Fitness is Art, staged a community fitness expo at their Magnolia Boulevard studio last week. The event, which gave participants the opportunity to test their physical skills through a...
  • In Theory: A campaign to include and not exclude

    "We should be known not by what we oppose, but rather by what we propose," said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez on the launch of his project called the Imago Dei. The campaign calls on evangelicals to recognize and affirm that undocumented immigrants, gays,...
  • Should BYU's Davies have been suspended?

    Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • Not to be silenced

    Not to be silenced
    There is a philosophy in the Tubert family that all of its members live by: "This is your journey, and what do you want to do with it?" Following that credo, father Marcelo has become a successful actor and voice-over artist and mother Lori is a...
  • Putting all their eggs in several baskets

    Putting all their eggs in several baskets
    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...
  • Group holds 65th food drive for families

    Group holds 65th food drive for families
    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,...
  • Burb's Eye View: Remembering loved ones over the holidays

    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...
  • Baskets delivered to families in need

    Baskets delivered to families in need
    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...
  • Bowled over by community support

    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...
  • Verdugo swimming pool is on its way

    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. In recent...