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  • On the Town: Filling empty bowls with promise

    On the Town: Filling empty bowls with promise
    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...
  • Editorial: Cheering equal rights, aware there's more to do

    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...
  • In Theory: What is the fate of gay marriage without DOMA?

    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. Conservative...
  • On the Town: New holiday 'tradition' benefits Burbank veterans

    On the Town: New holiday 'tradition' benefits Burbank veterans
    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...
  • Gay marriage opponents ask state court to deny marriage licenses

    Gay marriage opponents ask state court to deny marriage licenses
    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. ProtectMarriage,...
  • Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision

    Life goes on for Burbank couple after U.S. Supreme Court decision
    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...
  • California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages

    California Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages
    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...
  • Wine on the rocks

    Wine on the rocks
    Family and friends toasted guitar legend Randy Rhoads on Sunday during a release party for a Cabernet Sauvignon that bears his name. Rhoads was the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot before he was killed in a plane crash while on tour...
  • Pleading the Fourth

    Pleading the Fourth
    Thousands of people filed into the Starlight Bowl on Sunday night to hear some live music, watch some fireworks and relax with family and friends. The event was called a "Salute to the Soul of America" and marked the beginning of the Starlight Bowl's...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Team up with L.A. on homeless census

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Team up with L.A. on homeless census
    Burbank officials last year missed a game-changing opportunity to improve the lives of the city's most vulnerable residents, but fortunately opportunity sometimes knocks twice. In order to better understand our homeless population and how to address...
  • Just for laughs

    Just for laughs
    Local comedians will cast out their best shtick during grand opening shows Sept. 9 to 11 at the Flappers Comedy Club. The grand opening evening shows will be emceed by Samuel J. Comroe. Comroe plays up his Tourette's syndrome that, he said, inspires...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Foster kids are everyone's children

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Foster kids are everyone's children
    It's no secret that foster kids have it tough. First, they are victims of abuse or neglect by the people who are supposed to care about them most. Then they have to leave behind everything they've ever known — home is home, even if it's a bad...