| May 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Growing up can be tough, but children of preachers face an extra element — the added pressure to keep up appearances and not give in to temptation.
Also dealing with the church takes up a lot of parents' time, and that means more stress and more...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Ceramic artists are making a statement with their pottery pieces while raising funds to help homeless families.
The third annual Empty Bowl fundraiser benefits Family Promise of the East San Fernando Valley. The event is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 2...
| 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.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm.
My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Most of the 20 raffle tickets that once stuffed the envelope were gone. Janet Diel scanned the tables for one last basket to try to win — there were dozens filled with toys, games, gift cards, food and wine.
She settled on one and threw her...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The birthrate in America has fallen to an all-time low, with one in five women not having children in 2010, compared to one in 10 in the 1970s.
In Orange County, the rate has dropped from 50,000 a year in the '90s to about 38,000 in 2011. Many couples...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Gay and lesbian couples are rightfully celebrating this week's twin decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court that effectively affirmed the rights of gay couples to marry in California and provided married, same-sex couples federal benefits previously denied...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Saturday's nostalgia-fueled romp across the decades proved you may get older, but some people — and hairstyles — never change.
A reunion of hundreds overtook the grand ballroom of Castaway restaurant Saturday night, bringing together the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Supreme Court's decisions to strike down the Defense Of Marriage Act and reject a lawsuit aimed at upholding California's Proposition 8 have caused jubilation among gay-rights supporters and anger among opponents of gay marriage.
| 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...
| 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.