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Trips and Vacations

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  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Metrolink could make some changes

    Your May 1 editorial "Few riders on Metrolink" hit the mark when it stated that attracting new riders has proved challenging to Metrolink. Ridership is down 13% on the Ventura County line, and 6% on the Antelope Valley line, the two routes that serve...
  • Burbank hosting South Korean sister city

    WEST BURBANK – South Korean university freshman Hwi Ryeong Kim was still recovering from her long-distance flight but insisted she didn't feel tired because being in Burbank was too exciting. The 21-year-old was one of 10 Korean students enjoying...
  • Field trip to the rescue

    Field trip to the rescue
    The Aircraft Rescue Firefighting vehicle picked up speed and headed west in front of the Bob Hope Airport fire station Thursday morning while a crowd of youngsters waited patiently. Then, as it reached the group, it sprayed water over their heads,...
  • Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent

    Area tech firms boost perks to attract top talent
    How does an old-fashioned print-era company — formerly known as the Yellow Pages — attract top Westside talent to its offices in Glendale as it tries to remake itself as an online local search company? For those who live in hip parts L.A., the...
  • The Valley Line: Couple honored with Hathaway-Sycamores award

    The Valley Line: Couple honored with Hathaway-Sycamores award
    Triple-digit heat outside did not curb the enthusiasm that abounded in the Los Angeles Dodgers' Stadium Club on Tuesday, Sept. 16 when some 400 people turned out to honor George and Annsley Strong with the Hathaway-Sycamores' Celebrating Children Award....
  • Verdugo Views: Oakmont's Gold Gulch shined as a fundraiser

    Verdugo Views: Oakmont's Gold Gulch shined as a fundraiser
    Oakmont League, formed 75 years ago by the Oakmont Country Club, soon moved from being merely social and took on a philanthropic thrust, particularly during the war years. “Gold Gulch,” one of their first major fundraisers — and so...
  • Verdugo Views: The mystery of L.C. Brand's hunting lodge

    Verdugo Views: The mystery of L.C. Brand's hunting lodge
    We know a lot about L.C. Brand, who is often called the father of our city. A park, a library and our main street all bear his name. But the location of his summer getaway, a remote hunting lodge in the eastern Sierra Nevadas, has remained a mystery....
  • Stage Review: Enlightenment as history unfolds

     Stage Review: Enlightenment as history unfolds
    The mood is still euphoric among four campaign workers in the wee hours following the history-making 1973 election of Maynard Jackson as Atlanta’s first black mayor. But as post-campaign fatigue sets in, an unexpected arrival gives surfacing...
  • Two area graduates proudly wear the 'hiker trash' label

    Two area graduates proudly wear the 'hiker trash' label
    For some, summer is a time to relax and burn some vacation time. But for Andrew Bentz and Spencer Chase, this summer presented a prime opportunity for them to stretch themselves to their mental and physical limits. In May, the two La Caņada High...
  • Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

    Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Flintridge Prep spent plenty of time on the road last season, making trips to Las Vegas, Kern County and the top of the Grapevine, among other locations....
  • Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy
    “The Trip to Italy” is, in a sense, a sequel to “The Trip” (2010, released here in 2011), also directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The first film was an edited-down version of a six-episode...