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  • 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...
  • Son will not get jail time

    DOWNTOWN — A 20-year-old man charged in connection with the 2008 death of his father will not face jail time after pleading this week to lesser charges. Noah Loock, of Burbank, pleaded no contest Tuesday in Pasadena Superior Court to one count...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'

    Monterey High School: 'They really crank it out'
    Graduating senior Erika Munoz welcomed the sold-out crowd to the Monterey High School's commencement ceremony Wednesday, thanking the teachers and staff at the Burbank Unified's alternative high school who made her presence on stage possible. Without...
  • Briefs: Restaurants take over Thursday night

    Restaurants take over Thursday night The Taste of Downtown Burbank is taking over the North San Fernando Boulevard on Thursday, with organizers working to keep trash and waste at a minimum. From 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. celebrity guests, live entertainment...
  • 'It really is like a family'

    'It really is like a family'
    As a truck driver, Carlos Trigueros said he works 17 hours a day, six days a week, and even moved closer to Burbank so his children wouldn't have to commute so far to and from Providence High School. Watching his daughter Karla graduate Saturday at the...
  • 'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies

    'Fairy Godmother' of local charity dies
    DOWNTOWN — Mary Alice O'Connor, the former school board member and volunteer whose service began during World War II and grew into leadership positions in the Tournament of Roses, Friends of the Burbank Library and the Burbank Historical Society,...
  • New opportunities for Fairy Godmother

    Perhaps, because I make a living as a writer, I see our lives segmented into chapters filled with the excitement of new beginnings and celebrations, everyday struggles and successes, major challenges and the sadness of final partings. This past week,...