| May 22, 2010
A 31-year-old man who police said tried to smuggle more than 50 pounds of marijuana in checked luggage pleaded not guilty to felony drug charges Friday.
Following his plea in Burbank Superior Court, Clarence Williams, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was taken to a...
| Jun 9, 2010
The Burbank Bus announced on their Web page that they are making "service enhancements" starting July 7.
Not sure who this is an enhancement for, but it won't be for the majority of riders!
The majority of riders for the Burbank Bus are Metrolink...
| Dec 4, 2010
Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library.
First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
| Dec 11, 2010
On a strangely cool August day several years ago, I walked into a New York City classroom to begin my first day of classes at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Inside that small, overheated room were a dozen other students, and the...
| Aug 18, 2010
Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of the 13th day of a month falling on a Friday — a day when the superstitious tend to avoid black cats. Well, if black cats were being avoided, Black Cows were being embraced as members, friends and supporters...
| Jan 22, 2011
My tenure here has been a whirlwind of change. Here's the latest: We will be launching the Sunday News-Press and Leader on Jan. 30.
In the last two years, we've done quite a bit. We started a blog, The818Now.com, we redesigned the paper, upgraded and...
| Aug 25, 2010
Efforts to stop the years-long flight of film crews from California to faraway locations are gaining steam.
Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian has proposed new tax incentives to keep production crews filming in his city. The effort follows...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Bicycles are the problem? Seriously (“Bike collisions on the rise,” Nov. 9)?
Between jogging and walking my dog, I cover 30 to 50 miles a week on Burbank’s sidewalks, and I can say without reservation that we have some of the most...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:59 PM
A little piece of Tinseltown is coming to Burbank this weekend as a new restaurant called the Hollywood Pasta Company opens on Burbank Boulevard with Chef Kurt Ehrlich, former chef at Tavern on the Green in New York City, at the helm.
Ehrlich said he's...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:54 PM
It took Marjorie Hauser four days to get here from New York City last spring — and one hour to realize she was lost.
She had come for a job and a place to live. Her husband had died, she had lost her home and her car had been repossessed. She...
| Dec 10, 2013
In an effort to bridge the digital divide and give students a better shot at jobs in a growing field, Chicago Public Schools plans to make computer science a core subject in high schools and provide additional training to teachers in partnership with a...
| Dec 10, 2013
LEESBURG — First Academy-Leesburg Principal Greg Frescoln it was quite an accomplishment for varsity cheerleaders Chandra Mills, Allison Palmer and Autumn Vere to perforrm in the recent Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.