August 28, 2002
Molly Shore People flipped, literally, at the fourth annual National Gymnastics Day celebration at Golden State Gymnastics Center. "We actually had parents jumping on trampolines and doing flips," said Leandra Butos, the center's director of activities. During open gym, anyone could use the equipment with the guidance of a gym instructor. Butos said 150 to 175 people showed up Saturday for the two-hour event, with 80 of them participating in the open gym. Other events included performances by the gym's competitive team and cheerleaders, as well as an appearance by Mrs. California.
March 16, 2002
Maya Kukes BURBANK -- A decorated veteran of three wars and best selling author will speak Sunday at Woodbury University. Col. David Hackworth will discuss his career and receive an honorary degree. Hackworth spent almost 26 years in the Army and more than seven years in combat. The recipient of eight Purple Hearts, Hackworth is a syndicated columnist whose books include "Hazardous Duty," "The Price of Honor," and "About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior."
September 24, 2008
University to honor OC philanthropist Woodbury University will host a reception in honor of Orange County philanthropist and businessman Henry Segerstrom on Sunday. Segerstrom will receive the annual Julius Shulman Award. The award honors those who understand the essentials of objective and qualitative communication. Segerstrom is the founding chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center. He has contributed to his community through gifts of land and funds, as well as commissions of architecture and environmental sculpture.
January 27, 2001
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Attention community groups: Get ready to face off for the title of "Trivia Champion." Trivia Challenge 2001, sponsored by Burbank Library Literacy Services, will be at 7 p.m. March 29 at The Castaway restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road. Fritz Coleman, KNBC weatherman, will be the master of ceremonies, presiding over highly competitive groups whose members will try to outsmart one another. Teams must be made up of three people.
May 5, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK VILLAGE -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is getting a helping hand from several musicians and actors Monday. KZLA's Sizzlin', Singin' & Slingin' Celebrity Bartender Bash will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, 107 S. 1st St. in Burbank. Admission is $9.39 and includes an appetizer buffet. Tickets are available only at the front door of the restaurant. Some of the performers scheduled to appear will be Bryan White, Tim Rushlow, Craig Morgan, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Sonny Burgess, Lila McCann and Trick Pony.
October 8, 2003
The community is invited to join families, faculty and alumni of Providence High School at its first Day at the Races from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Santa Anita Park. Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. The school has reserved semi-private patio accommodations for the occasion. Tickets are $25, $15 for children 4 to 10, and free for children 3 and younger. Prices include park admission, a gourmet southwestern barbecue buffet lunch, soft drinks, parking and a racing program.
October 10, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Huell Howser, host of the PBS series "California Gold," will speak about his work and travels at Woodbury University next week. In Search of California Gold: A Presentation by Huell Howser, will begin 7 p.m. Sunday at Woodbury University, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd. in Burbank. A cocktail and buffet reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., and coffee and dessert will be served after the discussion. Tickets are $50 per person for the entire evening or $25 for the discussion, coffee and dessert.
August 15, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK VILLAGE -- Not every student gets to show up on the first day of school sporting a new outfit, but it sure is nice for those who can. A group of 58 underprivileged Burbank children selected from the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank got up early Saturday morning and went to Mervyn's for the store's ninth annual ChildSpree, an event that gives selected local kids a chance to pick out $100 worth of...
December 11, 1999
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- There was the old -- traditional prayers and a candle-lighting ceremony that date back more than 2,000 years -- and the new -- a somewhat off-key rendition of Adam Sandler's Hanukkah song. About 100 people, including many children, came together at Burbank Temple Emanu El Thursday evening to mark the seventh night of Hanukkah. The celebrants lit the temple menorah, recited prayers and sang songs associated with the holiday known as the Jewish Feast of Dedication.
February 8, 2006
Celebrate a Valentine's Day weekend of wine tasting Thursday through Sunday at D'Argenio Winery at 1204 W. Burbank Blvd in Burbank. The winery's Valentine's Day special includes a complimentary glass of a select D'Argenzio wine with the purchase of one bottle of D'Argenzio wine. Tasting hours for the weekend are from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday; from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday.; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The weekend will feature two new releases of a 2004 Sonoma County Chardonnay paired with strawberries and a 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon accompanied by chocolates.