July 29, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 29. Driving down the Ventura (101) Freeway, have you ever counted the number of signs for colleges and schools? There are 36 in all and Caltrans officials let private and public institutions , who say they help drive enrollment, apply. L.A. Times C ourt and police records cost far more in Los Angeles county than in Orange County or San Bernardino --- which offer them for free, according to a review conducted by the Daily News . Neighbors, friends and strangers have showered the Burbank family of a teenage girl battling cancer with support.
August 27, 2008
While there was still a good month of days left in the summer, the Burbank Emblem Club gathered at the Burbank Elks Lodge on Saturday and looked forward to autumn by presenting its annual fashion show fundraiser under the theme of ?Summer Into Fall.? Welcomed by the event?s co-chairs, Elaine Paonessa and Mary Hoffman , attendees perused an array of drawing prizes donated by Bardwell?s Florist; Gary Bric?s The Ramp Restaurant; The Colony Theatre Company and numerous other Burbank businesses.
January 5, 2008
BURBANK ELKS SPONSOR CHILDREN?S PARTY Burbank Elks Lodge #1497 had a Christmas party for more than 375 children who were treated to a visit with Santa Claus and presented with a new toy. The Elks lodge was filled with excited children and their parents, who were served free hot dogs and punch while they waited to visit with Santa. Camera flashes lighted the room as each child sat on Santa?s lap and told him their Christmas wishes. The Burbank Elks have been hosting children?
April 7, 2004
Burbank Noon Lions will be have a fashion show and orientation at the Castaway restaurant April 17 that highlights the unique and growing contribution of women in the organization. The event gets underway at 11 a.m. and tickets can be purchased for $35 by calling 899-9222. Lunch will be served and gift baskets and boutique items will be awarded. The theme of the fashion show is "Passport to Fashion" and will emphasize the many areas around the globe where women Lions are volunteering.
September 27, 2006
The gods of chrome and gasoline smiled down on Burbank, Glendale and Montrose on Sunday. Three auto shows, one in each city, brought car nuts from far and wide to Johnny Carson Park, the Montrose Shopping Park and the Glendale Elks Lodge. Some of the rides in Burbank looked to be a long way from mint condition, but for the most part, the show cars in Johnny Carson Park were in tip-top shape. The car show and fundraiser, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Burbank and benefiting the John Burroughs High School football program and cheerleaders, in part, is in its 19th year.
August 1, 2001
Gary Moskowitz MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH -- Summer has passed its midway point, but it's not too late for a picnic. Several veterans groups have organized a picnic for members and their families from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Robert Gross Park in Burbank. The American Legion Burbank Post 150, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 40, Elks Burbank Lodge 1497 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Ship 8310 will all participate in Saturday's event. The suggested donation is $3 per person and includes food, beverages, games and prizes.
May 7, 2003
SERVICE CLUBS The Magnolia Park Optimist Club recently sponsored an oratorical contest for Burbank youth in Trevor Hall at the First United Methodist Church. The young speakers impressed the club with their excellent delivery and thoughtful subjects. Dave Kemp, newly elected member of the Burbank school board, Ken Adrainse and Diane Berger, principal of Bret Harte Elementary School, were on hand to judge the speeches. The judges were asked to base their criteria on speaking, timing, delivery, content, preparation and how well each participant carried out the theme "United We Stand In Optimism."
October 7, 2000
Paul Clinton BURBANK VILLAGE -- No news is bad news when it comes to the construction-related traffic and parking snarls that could be coming to the Village. To provide shoppers and moviegoers with periodic reports about the AMC Theatre's 16-screen megaplex and other projects, city officials have decided to publish a newsletter. The city's Community Development Department will mail the the first issue of the publication, dubbed the Downtown Burbank Chronicle, to residents and business owners later this month.