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  • 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...
  • Organizations: Students win Noon Lion poster contest

    Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library. First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
  • Shirley is Guards' double threat

    Shirley is Guards' double threat
    All he wants is to be remembered as is the guy who made the right choices off the field. What most will remember is what he did on it. There were not many positives to reflect on at the conclusion of the 2010 Bellarmine-Jefferson High football season....
  • Corvette crashes into house

    Officials expect test results in three weeks to determine the blood-alcohol level of a Burbank man who crashed his vehicle into a home on Friday evening. Pat Leeper, 63, was cited and released on suspicion of drunk driving when he drove his Chevrolet...
  • 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...
  • Group tries to fill food baskets

    Burbank's Coordinating Council is appealing for more volunteer support and donations as they try to bridge a food basket shortage before Christmas. Roughly 500 families with children in Burbank schools have applied to receive a holiday basket from the...
  • 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...
  • Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life

    Transplants give Burbank woman the gift of life
    Monica O'Brien is celebrating the gift of life. The 33-year-old Burbank resident has survived three liver transplants and despite the odds, gave birth to a daughter in July. O'Brien was born with hepatitis C but wasn't diagnosed until after high...
  • Local Rotarians host district luncheon

    Local Rotarians host district luncheon
    Members of the Burbank Sunrise Rotary welcomed fellow Rotarians from surrounding districts as they hosted this year's Rotary District Foundation luncheon at the Castaway Restaurant this past week. Co-chaired by Sheri Polak and Suzanne Cox, members and...
  • Bringing bicycles back to life

    Bringing bicycles back to life
    City employees spent the past several weeks at the Burbank Recycle Center using some elbow grease on a stack of nearly 80 bicycles to distribute as gifts to needy families. In preparation of the Burbank Salvation Army Toy and Food Distribution on Dec....