| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Perhaps it was inevitable that the U.S. Supreme Court would confront the issue of same-sex marriage. But in the history of great civil rights advances in this country, key players rarely wait for Fate to make her move. Instead, they forge ahead and...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:15 PM
La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles conducted its annual meeting and breakfast at Burbank's Castaway banquet center on March 10. Chairwoman Sue Ann Gordon and her committee decorated the room with Audrey Hepburn's movie, “...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:52 AM
As state officials make their case for gay marriage, a new Field Poll showed record support in California for same sex unions.
"By a nearly two-to-one margin (61% to 32%), California voters approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry," according to...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:04 PM
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....
| May 3, 2013
| 12:47 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2010
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...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2010
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...