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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Thaw-struck at Turkey Trot

    Nearly 900 participants stretched and stomped their feet as the temperature hovered around 40 degrees on Thanksgiving morning waiting to take off for Burbank's first Turkey Trot. Organized by the Burbank YMCA, the race — split into 5 and 10...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...