October 2, 2009
A Sept. 14, an AOL News article about food-borne pathogens reported that, “Oysters, steak tartare and sushi are just a few of the foods that often get a bad wrap.” AOL News should be more concerned about the bad rap they themselves risk when they let mistakes like “bad wrap” get into print. Dictionary.com says that a “rap” is, among other things, a criminal charge or blame. Hence the expressions “murder rap” or “to beat the rap.” And though the latter would be cause for celebration, you’d probably never throw a “rap party.
January 27, 2001
Irma Lemus BURBANK -- This week's announcement of job cuts at AOL Time Warner, following the media giants' merger Jan. 11, is not expected to affect Burbank's Warner Bros. studio, officials said. AOL Time Warner officials said there are no plans to lay off more employees after Tuesday's announcement that the company had slashed more than 2,000 jobs. The businesses affected were Warner Music Group, New Line Cinema, AOL and the Time Warner magazines.
January 25, 2001
Irma Lemus DOWNTOWN -- The Glendale Galleria's Warner Bros. retail store may soon be closing as a result of the Jan. 11 America Online and Time Warner merger, officials said. About 3,800 people will be unemployed if all 130 Warner Bros. retail stores throughout the country close down. "We don't need to keep the stores to capture the value," said Barbara Brogliatti, Warner Bros. director for corporate communications. Brogliatti said Warner Bros.
September 26, 2007
Disney-ABC Television Group and AOL announced their partnership Thursday to bring full-length television shows to AOL Video. Shows will be viewed from ABC.com?s broadband player at www.video.aol.com . This week, the website will feature ABC?s fall lineup of shows. ?Ugly Betty,? ?Desperate Housewives,? ?Cavemen? and ?All My Children? are among the shows available for viewing. This will be the first time ABC?s primetime shows have been available in full length through a major Internet provider.
September 4, 2004
BELLARMINE-JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Bellarmine-Jefferson High School Class of 1954 will have its 50-year reunion Oct. 23, at Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale. For more information, contact Bill Clotere at (541) 926-0738 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Jim Lewis at (949) 293 3537 or vinwest @earthlink.net; Mary "Piazony" Carmody at 249-8747 or email@example.com; or Patt "Scully" Edwards at 842-9091 or firstname.lastname@example.org. BURBANK HIGH SCHOOL Burbank High School Class of 1964 will have its 40-year reunion Sept.
June 7, 2003
Warner Bros. executive honored MEDIA CITY CENTER -- Virginia Tweedy, vice president of business affairs for Warner Bros. Pictures Inc., recently received an Andrew Heiskell Community Service Award from the studio's parent company, AOL Time Warner Inc. After Tweedy was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she began fund-raising for Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and speaking to educate the public about detecting...
August 7, 2004
GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL Glendale High School Class of 1984 will have its 20-year reunion from 6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 21 at the Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale. For more information, call (877) 653-7257. Glendale High School Class of 1974 will have its 30-year reunion from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at a location to be announced. For more information, e-mail Jamee Harasick at email@example.com. Glendale High School Class of 1959 will have its 45-year reunion.
June 20, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY The ninth annual Burbank High School and John Burroughs High School All Class Reunion Picnic is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Johnny Carson Park, 300 Bob Hope Drive, Burbank. A $2 donation, which includes a raffle ticket, is requested. Parking is free in the Providence High School Lot adjacent to park.