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With the economy still struggling, Vince Schmidt has seen how some businesses and corporations have scaled back or stopped their donations to charitable organizations. Luckily, sponsors have seen the value and viability of the organization Schmidt helped...
The Burbank Tennis Center has built a reputation for hosting community events that benefit a wide variety of individuals. When the Burbank Tennis Center was still in the planning stages, Steve Starleaf had a definite vision of what he hoped the...
The Burbank Civitan Club will hold its 41st annual St. Patrick’s Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday, March 11, 2012 in the Starlight Room at the Castaway Restaurant, 1250 E. Harvard Road. Burbank. The buffet brunch will include corn beef and cabbage and...
Members of the Burbank Civitan Club once again rolled out the green carpet to members, guests and local dignitaries as they staged their annual St. Patrick's Day Champagne Brunch at the Castaway this past Sunday. A Burbank tradition, once celebrated at...
Former Burbank Mayor George Battey, who served in the early 1990s and died in 2003, once joked that despite the freeway sign that proclaimed there were more than 100,000 Burbank residents, he could have been easily convinced there were only 400 people...
The Burbank Civitan Club held its installation of officers on Oct. 2 at the Burbank Holiday Inn. The officers were installed for a second term by Civitan Lt. Gov. Sandy Lucas. They are President David Holland, President-Elect Randy Garcia, Secretary...
BURBANK TENNIS CENTER — Since its opening 13 years ago, the Burbank Tennis Center has held its share of elite events. For a number of years the facility hosted a professional event that featured the likes of Andy Roddick, Andre Agassi and...
Every year, police officers make the trek on foot throughout the streets of Greater Los Angeles, carrying torches of hope and inclusion for developmentally disabled athletes. In a show of solidarity with those who prove that there really is no barrier...
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Nearly 30 Burbank and Glendale police staffers traversed city streets Wednesday in honor of more than a thousand athletes competing in this weekend's Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games. Groups from both police departments jogged preset...
The nonprofit Alzheimer's Family Services Center raised $190,000 during its 13th annual "A Gathering of Friends" gala on May 11 at The Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. The money was raised through ticket sales, live and silent auctions,...
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, Joe Flacco was criticized for saying at a news conference that the idea of a cold-weather Super Bowl was “retarded,” something the Ravens quarterback apologized for a day later. This past weekend,...
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Sunday: Satchel Paige Summer Travel Baseball will hold tryouts for its 11-12, 13-15 and 16-19-year-old teams May 26 and again on June 2. Tryouts will start at 10 a.m. at the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center, 11900 S. Loomis. For more...
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