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  • Basking in joy of baskets

    Basking in joy of baskets
    Like Santa's elves, volunteers from churches, local businesses, city offices, parents, Girl and Boy Scouts packed their vehicles with gifts and food for holiday meals Saturday in the Washington Elementary School playground as part of the Burbank...
  • ACLU targets student fees

    A practice of charging students for travel and other extracurricular expenses might end, Burbank Unified officials said. The ACLU of Southern California called those tactics discriminatory and unlawful pay-to-play policies in a lawsuit involving...
  • Granada closes after 39 years

    Granada closes after 39 years
    Alfredo's Granada, a Burbank restaurant, bar and civic institution for nearly 40 years, closed down Saturday night, to the sorrow and surprise of longtime patrons. Owner Alex Bernal said a host of legal, business and family problems forced the Victory...
  • City adds housing options for low-income families

    Struggling families have more housing options after city officials this week reserved 38 more apartments for low-income residents. The City Council, acting in its dual role as a Redevelopment Agency, voted to increase the number of units available to...
  • Family Promise making progress

    After two years of grass-roots fundraising, a new nonprofit agency is now helping families that have fallen into homelessness get back on their feet by using a network of churches and connecting with myriad job-finding services. Since the official...
  • Editorials: Supply and demand drove low-income move

    The decision by the Redevelopment Agency to reserve more subsidized housing units for lower-income families was a good, if not obvious, solution to accommodating what has unfortunately become a growing demographic. Segments of the city's stock of...
  • Congratulations

    Centenarian honored at Senior Bulldog luncheon Genevieve Sultenfuss was given special recognition at the Senior Bulldog luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Burbank. She turned 100 years old on Aug. 12. Sultenfuss was surrounded by family members...
  • Shining moment for trio

    Shining moment for trio
    OLIVE PARK — When individuals with years of association with the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department get together, it's not just a meeting of friends. Instead, men and women who have devoted a large portion of their lives to...
  • Mailbag: Synagogues also comprise Family Promise

    I wish to offer both a clarification and an update to the article written by Gretchen Meier on Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley ("Family Promise making progress," Sept. 25). It is indeed a network of 23 congregations serving homeless families...
  • Thinking inside the box

    Thinking inside the box
    With a mission to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence, the vision of Family Promise is to transform lives — ensuring that every family has a home, a livelihood and the chance to build a better future. That...
  • Changing lives in Botswana

    The phrase "life-changing experience" has a new meaning for two Burbank High School teachers. Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, has been a sister city of Burbank since 1975 after the request of a former city mayor, but there has never been an official...
  • 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...