May 10, 2003
Screenwriting seminar Wednesdays MEDIA CITY CENTER -- Screenwriters looking to refine their craft can join a free monthly group led by Berkeley Hunt, who has worked for Village Road Show Pictures and New Line Cinema and Television. The group, which meets the second Wednesday of the month, will focus this week on special genres and unique problems encountered when working on a screenplay. The group meets at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Blvd.
November 13, 2004
PASCOE Gabrielle Le Sage Middaugh of Los Angeles married James Pascoe of Los Angeles at the Wattles Mansion in Hollywood. The groom's father, James Pascoe Sr., mayor of Carnegie, Penn., was deputized by L.A. County to perform the ceremony in California. The matron of honor was Alexandra Middaugh Fairey, the bride's sister. The best man was Jason Pascoe, the groom's brother. The bearer of the rings was Weston Fairey, the bride's nephew and the son of Alexandra and William Fairey.
October 18, 2012
Superman won't be going up, up, and away from Warner Bros. In a crucial legal victory for the Burbank studio, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday denied an effort by the heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster to reclaim their 50% interest in the world's most famous superhero. Superman is one of Warner's most valuable characters, having generated more than $500 million at the domestic box office with five films and billions of dollars more from television series such as “Smallville,” toys and games, and 74 years' worth of comic books.
August 11, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, August 11. If you've jogged next to the Los Angeles river between Sherman Oaks and Studio City, you may have noticed a green walkway. The interesting part is that a nonprofit organization, Village Gardeners, minds the area . KCET Many creatives in Los Angeles have a man cave, that nostalgic space for storing comic books, video games and other cherished mementos from adolescence. But Peter Schink took it to a whole new level.
November 22, 2010
Warner Bros. has decided to recall collectible glasses depicting well-known characters from its films and comic books after a study found they contain dangerous levels of lead. On Monday, the Associated Press published a study of collectable glassware revealing high levels of lead and cadmium in drinking glasses depicting characters from “The Wizard of Oz” and superheroes from D.C. Comics, which is owned by Warner Bros. Lead is a carcinogen especially harmful to children, and the Environmental Protection Agency has determined that cadmium is a likely carcinogen.
December 15, 2009
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 900 block of Riverside Drive Officers arrested Rick Matthew, 18, of Burbank and booked him for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly stabbed his brother. Officers arrived and noticed blood throughout the interior of the apartment. They later discovered that the two brothers allegedly got into a fight over money. The victim was stabbed in the head, arm and chest.
February 7, 2004
Library accepting contest photos BURBANK -- Amateur photographers of all ages are invited to submit their work for a contest sponsored by the Friends of the Burbank Public Library. The categories are special effects, people, animals, scenic images and still life. Up to three entries can be submitted for judging by a panel of professional photographers. Entry forms can be picked up at any one of the three Burbank libraries, and photographs must be submitted by Feb. 17 at the reference desk of the Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
April 5, 2003
Molly Shore For residents displaying Old Glory and tying yellow ribbons to show support of the troops stationed in Kuwait or fighting in Iraq, there is still another show of support that will directly benefit the men and women of the armed forces. Residents can send personal messages, along with food, toiletries and stationery supplies through the city-sponsored Hands Across the Battlefield project to military personnel stationed abroad. "Right now we can't ship to Kuwait, but we are still taking donations of goods, and we will ship things when the opportunity arises," Veterans Commemorative Committee Chairman Mickey DePalo said.
February 6, 2002
Laura Sturza BURBANK -- Burbank residents can send a message of support to military personnel by donating items to be shipped abroad through the "Hands Across the Battlefield" project. Vietnam veteran Marc Cutter proposed that the city participate in the program. City Council voted unanimously last week to assist the Burbank Veterans Commemorative Committee and the Navy League in implementing the program. "I remember receiving packages [in Vietnam]
December 6, 2000
Not particularly exciting Matt Verboys of Burbank is a researcher for a television company. Despite "Unbreakable's" almost identical "Sixth Sense" structure, right down to its supernatural subject matter and its "surprise" ending, lightning has not struck twice for writer/director M. Night Shyamalan. While the "Sixth Sense's" final twist galvanized that story, the outlandish finish here is a forced cheat that ruins any suspense or drama the movie generated.