| Sep 4, 2010
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...
| Sep 8, 2010
You just don't get a juicier slice of Americana than hearing roaring engines compete with classic rock 'n' roll through a haze of grilling burger smoke. Burbankers, along with surrounding area residents, were recently treated to just such a heaping...
| Oct 20, 2010
"When our children hear us say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it's not because they have done something good," laughed former Burbank Mayor Michael Hastings. "But when it comes to the Cusumanos, when we say, 'Now, look at what you've done,' it is...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 8:19 PM
Diane and Preston Meyer could be considered the Addams Family of Burbank.
For 20 years they have been conjuring up ghostly fun for neighbors with their haunted house attraction. This year, the theme is Nightmare at the Museum. A building constructed...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 10:04 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2010
The sun may not be shining over Burbank, but that doesn't mean Stevenson Elementary School students need any less shade.
Friday marked the end of the school fundraiser for "Made in the Shade," a three-year effort by the parent booster group Families...
| Apr 24, 2011
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...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 8:24 PM
Burbank residents showed compassion for fellow neighbors during National Make A Difference Day on Saturday by donating 35 full shopping carts of food to the city's three main social service agencies, organizers said.
Organized by the Burbank Civic Pride...
| Dec 29, 2010
Creating a winter wonderland in their front yard is a family project for the Fagnani family.
Eight-year-old Michael Fagnani helps his dad, Troy, decide where all the elements will go.
"My son gets into it quite a bit," said Troy Fagnani. "It's quite a...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 9:17 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 3:22 PM
The journey has been a long one for Freddy Sanchez.
From toiling countless hours as a youth on the baseball fields of Burbank, to competing for three junior colleges — including a year at Glendale Community College — to years of making his...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 7:17 PM
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...