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Hundreds of community members clutching American flags packed McCambridge Park on Monday as elected officials honored generations of men and women who've fought wars to defend the United States. “You are our heroes,” a kindergartner at St....
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Several local shops on Friday took part in National Donut Day — a celebration of the origins of that sugary, deep-fried bread that taunts dieters. National Donut Day dates back to the Great Depression when the Salvation Army started it as a...
Aroutin Hagnazarian dreamed of joining the military since his boyhood days at Washington Elementary School. His mother wasn’t as thrilled with the idea, so when he graduated from Burbank High in 2010, he opted for the Army Reserves instead....
Burbank resident Aaron Rifkin was awarded a scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Freesom Alliance Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is awarded to sons and daughters of military service men and women who have been prisoners of war, missing...
On a beautiful late summer day in Washington, families from all 50 states gathered on the steps of the nation’s capitol. They were recognized in a nationwide event honoring American families with children adopted from other countries. Rep. Adam...
Doris Vick's dental drill was busted, and the strapping young technician who came to fix it was having a heck of a time. This was one of those foot-pedal-powered drills, she recalls. The World War II-era technology was state of the art at the time; it...
BURBANK — As a U.S. Army combat soldier in Iraq, Ryan Welker has seen the devastation a war can reap on a country. However, his time in the Middle East couldn't have prepared him for the situation he has encountered the past eight days. Welker,...
While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service. Four Burbank residents completed their tours...
BURBANK — Hundreds of residents gathered Monday to honor Burbank servicemen and women who have fought and continue to defend the United States on the battlefields. During the annual Memorial Day tradition, members of the Burbank Veteran...
This past week saw the St. Finbar Parish and the Zonta Club of Burbank honor five men and women who have dedicated themselves to serving their community and beyond. The Calamigos Equestrian Center served as the venue for St. Finbar's presentation of the...
Nearly 120 recruits for the Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard were sworn in together Tuesday morning at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel — the largest such combined ceremony, organizers said. Celebrities may have brought the...
About 300 veterans, family members and local, state and national officials gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday at McCambridge Park War Memorial and its ever-burning flame in Burbank. Michael Depalo, chairman of Burbank's Veterans Commemorative...
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