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  • Community news: Holiday baskets, Boy Scouts collecting food, Optimists honor police

    Community news: Holiday baskets, Boy Scouts collecting food, Optimists honor police
    Burbank Coordinating Council is facing its toughest year ever to collect food, toys and gifts for its annual holiday basket program. They need individuals, organizations, businesses and neighbors to adopt families and purchase gifts and provide...
  • Obama administration urges Supreme Court to strike down Prop. 8

    California’s Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriages in the state, should be overturned, the Obama administration plans to tell the Supreme Court. An administration official confirmed that the Justice Department will file a brief in the...
  • Burbank Civitans seek members

    Burbank Civitans seek members
    The Burbank Civitan Club is seeking more men and women to help with its charitable projects. Some of the group’s activities include providing food and financial assistance for the annual Graduation Dance of BCR “a place to grow” and...
  • In praise of the Family Service Agency

    Kudos to Joyce Rudolph for the informative article on the Family Service Agency of Burbank (“Agency is there for those who need it,” Oct. 3). Family Service Agency was founded 60 years ago at the behest of the Burbank School District's...
  • In Theory: Do pastors' kids have it tough?

    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...
  • Care Walk supports school counseling

    The Family Service Agency of Burbank, commemorating 60 years of service, is having its sixth annual 5k CareWalk event on April 27 at Johnny Carson Park. Pre-walk activities begin at 7:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 8 a.m. The event wraps up at 10:30....
  • In Theory: Can believers and nonbelievers find common ground?

    Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on? Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
  • Prop. 8: California A.G. backs gay marriage in Supreme Court brief

    Prop. 8: California A.G. backs gay marriage in Supreme Court brief
    California’s top law enforcement officer told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that Proposition 8’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned because its sole purpose was to “strip loving relationships of validation and dignity...
  • Sudsy soiree

    Sudsy soiree
    The seventh-annual "Evening with the Stars Celebrity Gala" was a soap-opera fan's wildest dream come true. For a $100 donation to the La Crescenta-based Desi Geestman Foundation, guests mingled with daytime's stars from "Young & the Restless", "The Bold...
  • Board looking into family favortism

    Burbank officials this week began a policy discussion on nepotism and what they said was a void of rules governing family members who work directly with one another. According to Civil Service Board Chairman Nathan Schlossman's calculations, based on a...
  • Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD

    Family sues Beck's husband, LAPD
    The family of a student who had a sexual affair with Burbank Unified middle school teacher Amy Beck has filed a lawsuit against her husband, a Los Angeles police officer, claiming he threatened to kill the teenager with his department-issued gun. The...
  • 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....