September 18, 2002
Jackson Bell Burbank businesswoman Laurie Bleick will be among others honored by state Sen. Jack Scott and assemblymembers Dario Frommer and Carol Liu on Friday at the annual Women in Business Awards. Bleick is one of three women who will receive the Nonprofit Woman of the Year award Friday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. The award ceremony is in its third year. "These outstanding women apply creativity, energy and leadership qualities through their professional lives," Scott said.
February 25, 2009
Businesswoman named to board Burbank businesswoman Beatrice Davis was named vice president of the board of directors for REOMAC, a nationwide nonprofit trade organization specializing in the default mortgage industry. Davis has worked in the mortgage banking industry for 20 years, for Transamerica and GMAC ResCap, and will help direct an organization that aims to educate lenders on mitigating losses related to defaulted mortgaged loans. ? Chamber to host health fair mixer The Burbank Chamber of Commerce will host its membership health fair mixer Thursday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center.
July 3, 2010
WEST BURBANK — A Bloomingdale's sales assistant who made children's clothes for her granddaughter in her spare time is now set to see her designs featured at the upscale store where she works. The development is a dramatic reversal of fortunes for Linda Legorreta, 43, who said she didn't know where the next meal was coming from just 18 months ago. It was low point for someone who had owned two women's clothing stores with 16 employees. But her monthly lease exposed her business to a decision to tear down the shopping center.
October 17, 2001
Karen S. Kim BURBANK -- Local legislators are doing what they can to recognize the contribution women make to the field of local business. "More and more women are entering business, and we wanted to encourage the entrepreneurship and ingenuity and hard work that women do in business," state Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank) said. So Scott, Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) and Assemblywoman Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) are hosting a luncheon Thursday at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club to honor the 21 local businesswomen selected.
July 19, 2003
Local legislators are accepting nominations through July 31 for the 2003 Women in Business Awards. State Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank) and Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) are seeking nominations in 10 different categories from community members, employees and employers. The awards recognize outstanding female business leaders in the 21st Senate district and 43rd and 44th Assembly districts, and include small businesswoman of the year, corporate woman of the year, and nonprofit executive director of the year.
July 17, 2002
Businesswoman nominations sought BURBANK -- Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank), Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) and Assemblywoman Carol Liu (D-La Crescenta) are asking community members for last-minute Women in Business Awards nominations. The legislators are seeking candidates who conduct business or live within the borders of the 21st Senate District or 43rd and 44th Assembly districts. Nomination categories include the year's top small-businesswoman, corporate woman, nonprofit executive director, corporate or small-business employee and nonprofit employee.
August 28, 2004
Josh Kleinbaum When her parents bought Yuca's Restaurant in Los Feliz, Dora Herrera was at college, spending her time studying and playing soccer. "They called and said, 'Guess what? We're going into the food business,' " said Herrera, 47. "I said, 'What?' " Twenty-eight years later, Herrera owns and runs the restaurant. Her father died recently, and her mother still works, but Herrera takes care of the business. Next week, state Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank)
December 6, 2000
I recently heard Marsha Ramos has decided to throw her hat into the race for City Council. After seeing Marsha's performance and dedication in the past I know she will do a wonderful job. I had the great pleasure of working with Marsha on such projects as the Burbank Rotary Scholarship Committee, and also, The Founder's, Marketing and board of directors of the Burbank Boys and Girls Club. I found her to be instrumental as well as inspirational. I also know that she has been very involved in city government and in her church.
March 22, 2013
A January letter to the editor authored by well-known community members stated our schools are “in need of strong, mature leadership from people who understand how to work within a budget, people who have worked with parents, and have personal experience in working with children and their needs.” While the community knows the incumbent and his quality service, the voter should analyze the remaining three candidates' true backgrounds in-depth and...
April 12, 2000
Irma Lemus MAGNOLIA PARK -- For John Burroughs High School student Betsy Lopez, sitting down to breakfast with first lady Hillary Clinton was anything but politics as usual. On March 29, Lopez got an opportunity to meet Clinton at a breakfast fund-raiser for her New York Senate campaign that was held in Calabasas. The 18-year-old senior said spending time with the first lady was an opportunity of a lifetime. "When Hillary Clinton walked into the room she had something about her. She's so defined and speaks so well," Lopez said.