January 10, 2009
The 100th birthday of Adelaide McNutt Adelaide McNutt was celebrated Jan. 3, when approximately 140 members of her family, friends from her church, First Lutheran of Glendale, and residents of Windsor Manor gathered in South Glendale. Family came from as far as Lake Tahoe, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo and as near as Eagle Rock to take part. Many of McNutt?s family members live in the nearby communities, including Eagle Rock, Burbank and Sherman Oaks, including her three children, Gloria Hildinger, Kenneth and David McNutt , and their children and their children?
November 10, 2001
Gary Moskowitz EAGLE ROCK -- The word family takes on a unique definition for Darlene and Jackie Flores. The two Burbank Brownie troop members, who were adopted by David and Sharon Flores of Burbank several years ago, decided to take their fellow Brownie Troop members to the Optimist Foster Agency in Eagle Rock last week -- a place the two girls hadn't revisited since they were adopted at 3. The visit was...
November 29, 2006
An exuberant soloist and a masterful orchestra delighted guests during the opening concert of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra's 16th season. The Hall of Liberty, tucked inside Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, was filled nearly to capacity for the free concert, held Nov. 18. The evening started out on a high note for youngsters during the Musical Menagerie an hour before the show. John Pedersen brought several classicalmusic instruments from his shop, Pedersen's Band & Orchestra, for them to try out. Rachel Bell , 11, of Eagle Rock and Julia Carras , 12, of Burbank, were trying every instrument.
March 5, 2003
LAVONNE MAXINE EASLEY Lavonne Maxine Easley, 79, died March 2, 2003, in Burbank. Born Jan. 18, 1924, in Sioux City, Iowa, she was a 50-year Burbank resident who worked as an architect. She was involved in the Burbank YMCA as well as church activities. Mrs. Easley is survived by her husband, William; children Tyler, Paul, Ann and Lynn; and seven grandchildren. Services are at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, 521 E. Olive Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ALS Assn.
November 6, 2002
'Storm' continues at Little Victory BURBANK -- "Freak Storm," a world premiere drama by Matt Pelfrey, is continuing at The Little Victory Theatre in Burbank. Directed by Kipp Shiotani, the play is about a young couple being stalked by a mysterious entity from the past as they prepare for their upcoming wedding. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $10. The play continues through Nov. 17. For more information, call 841-5421.
November 5, 2013
In conjunction with the national Family Promise's 25th anniversary, the board of directors of the local affiliate has changed its name from Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley to Family Promise of the Verdugos. The organization's mission is to help children and families who are homeless regain their sustainable independence. The board believes the new name reflects more accurately the service areas including Glendale, Burbank, North Hollywood and Eagle Rock. The name change coincides with the recent opening of a second case management office at 134 N. Kenwood St., Glendale.
November 27, 2002
Angela Cartwright displays at Village Artisans MONTROSE -- An exhibit of the photographic works of Angela Cartwright opens this week at Village Artisans Gallery in Montrose. An artist reception is from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cartwright is known for her movie and television roles, including "The Sound of Music," "Lost in Space" and "Make Room for Daddy" with Danny Thomas. An accomplished photo- grapher, Angela's hand-painted mono-prints are shown and collected internationally.
December 20, 2000
Lolita Harper CIVIC CENTER -- Three people were arrested Friday afternoon after a fight broke out during a dispute over paychecks at the local Salvation Army office, police said. Jenee Wilson, 21, and Linda Burnett, 30, both bell ringers from Van Nuys, were placed under citizen's arrest by Fernando Rivas, an envoy at the Salvation Army, Sgt. Scott Wilson said. Rivas, 38, of Eagle Rock, also was placed under citizen's arrest by Kalila Bledsoe, a roommate of Wilson and Burnett, police said.
June 9, 2004
Jackson Bell Once, when former President Reagan attended a Warner Bros. Studio party, a Burbank Police officer pulled one of those lucky jobs working security, freelance photographer Ross Benson recalled. But the great moment turned into a pretty tense 30 minutes when the officer's gun accidentally slipped out of his holster and down his pants, said Benson, who was there to take pictures. The officer stood still as a statue so the gun wouldn't slip out. He was plenty worried one of the president's Secret Service guards would jump the gun, so to speak, Benson said.
December 2, 2006
BURBANK HIGH — Two weeks ago, Robert Linda was scoring points and frustrating opponents as the quarterback on the Burbank High football team. This week, he has been doing the same as a senior standout on the Bulldog boys' basketball team Friday, Linda scored 13 points, grabbed four rebounds and blocked three shots to pace Burbank to a 56-41 triumph against Roosevelt in a semifinal game of the 38th annual Bulldog Tip-Off Classic in the Burbank gym. The Bulldogs (3-0)