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The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport took a nosedive in January, with a 12% drop compared to last year, leaving some airport staffers feeling like they’re a bit under siege. Airport Executive Director Dan Feger paused before starting his...
Jack Rogo is tough. He's funny. He gets to the point when he's talking to you. And when he begins the story about having breakfast in Pearl Harbor the day it was bombed, he launches into a cadence that years of practice provide. He's the guy you want...
As an Air Force veteran I was headed to Sizzler in Burbank for my free Veteran's Day lunch. Ahead of me were two ladies in their 90s that were Navy WAV's in WWII. They had just come from a ceremony at McCambridge Park where they were honored for their...
My wife and I often take long evening walks around Burbank. Usually we're strolling under street lamps on the quieter side streets of the city, but occasionally our path takes us past restaurants and businesses, often past the bright neon lights of...
Burbank-based Trekkers mostly missed out on a great afternoon event this past Sunday, as Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of “Star Trek” creator Gene, screened his documentary “Trek Nation” at the Burbank Film Festival...
It’s Saturday night and the lot behind Bob’s Big Boy restaurant on Riverside is once again taken over by the hot rods of The Road Kings. The parking spaces are resplendent with steel, rubber and chrome. The meet-up is part reunion and part...
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BURBANK — They spent countless hours and large portions of their high school years competing and practicing on the football field and running track at Memorial Field. Many players and coaches from Burroughs High and Burbank have fond memories of...
Burbank resident Gordon Lee Sherwood died peacefully Jan. 31 at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles with friends at his side. He was 100. A longtime advertising executive, he was well known for his involvement in live steam railways. As his 100th...
A year after breaking ground on a $12-million overhaul of Memorial Field, Burbank Unified is preparing to dedicate the athletic facility. District officials have issued an open invitation for the Feb. 25 ribbon-cutting ceremony at Burroughs High School,...
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Former Burbank Water and Power employee turned firefighter has died. Services for Glen W. Duke, including brief memorials at Fire Station 14, were held last Friday. He was 89. Duke, who died Jan. 14, was born in Idaho in 1922 and had seven brothers and...
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4 to 11 p.m.: Burbank’s centennial celebration encompasses six city blocks, including San Fernando Boulevard, Palm Avenue, AMC Walkway, Orange Grove Avenue and Olive Avenue between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue. Free shuttles courtesy of...
When they were planning this Friday’s centennial bash, Burbank planners said the sky’s the limit. And even there, they’re pushing the envelope. Sgt. Robert Quesada, the Burbank Police Department’s public information officer,...
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