July 3, 2002
Paul Andersen When Tracy and the Hindenburg Ground Crew took the stage recently at Venice's infamous Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, it was one of those serendipitous merging of performer and venue. After all, the music that this Burbank-based band plays is equal parts Jack Kerouac and Joey Ramone. "Someone once described us as being a cross between REM and Barenaked Ladies," said Tracy Thielen, the leader of the Ground Crew. "That's not bad, though I admit I have a hard time myself trying to pin down what we do. I still haven't figured out the TV Guide longline description yet."
February 3, 2010
In keeping with the purpose of the Brand Library, a place to find materials related to art and music, officials believed a two-week jazz series would be a cool fit. The idea for the series grew out of a meeting with jazz portrait photographer Bob Barry, who had all the connections for putting together panel discussions, film screenings and a jazz concert. The series, featuring an exhibition of his work, kicks off Saturday and continues through Feb. 19. Planning the two-week event are Alyssa Resnick, senior library supervisor, and Cathy Billings, art librarian and gallery manager.
November 25, 2000
The following incidents were taken from police reports. NORTHWEST DISTRICT 4400 block of West Victory Boulevard: A 37-year-old Burbank man was arrested Monday on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia (glass pipe). SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT 400 block of Verdugo Drive: Police are investigating the theft of a microwave oven and a toolbox from a garage. Police said the lock on the garage had been cut. AIRPORT DISTRICT 2627 Hollywood Way: A 59-year-old Lakehead woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possession of marijuana and methamphetamine.
January 12, 2002
LaBAGH -- LONGERETTA Kathleen LaBagh and James A. Longeretta were married at Beltane Ranch, with Alan Bell officiating. The reception was at the ranch with a wedding supper served at sunset. The groom played the guitar and serenaded the bride with a special song. The bride is the daughter of Theresa and Charles Wright of of Middletown, N.Y. She graduated from Pine Bush High School in New York, and Brooks College in Long Beach, Calif. She is an account executive at Rampage Clothing Co. The groom is the son of Hope D. and A. Thomas Longeretta of Burbank.
May 11, 2002
Brenna O'Neal, Weekend Brenna O'Neal, 11, of Burbank is a sixth-grader at Salem Lutheran School in Glendale. She recently saw "Snow White" at The Falcon Theatre in Burbank with her father, play reviewer Dink O'Neal. I entered the Falcon Theatre to find the walls lit with green to look like a forest. A narrator, John C. Brown, dressed in Old-English clothing sang and played his guitar while setting up the story of "Snow White." The set included the Queen's revolving throne, her magic mirror and a giant storybook that opened to show the dwarf's cottage.
August 4, 2007
The following items were taken from Burbank Police Department reports: 1000 block of West Burbank Boulevard: A 55-year-old Pasadena woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of stealing a digital camera, valued at $359, from Costco. 200 block of East Angeleno Avenue: A Burbank man reported Sunday that a Sirius Radio, an iPod and a charger, with an undisclosed combined value, were stolen from his vehicle. The vehicle's convertible top had been cut open.
October 16, 2004
Book lovers asked to vote for favorites BURBANK -- What's your all-time favorite book? Is it "Harry Potter" or "Black Beauty?" The Burbank Public Library wants to know. Librarians are inviting children to vote for their favorite books in a special election to be held through Nov. 2. Voting booths are open to kindergarten through eighth graders at all three branches of the Burbank Library. Burbank students received ballots in their classrooms.
October 13, 2004
Burbank fine arts festival hits town DOWNTOWN BURBANK -- Downtown Burbank is launching what it says is the East Valley's largest and most diverse fine arts festival Saturday and Sunday. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on San Fernando Road, which will be closed to traffic, between Magnolia Boulevard and Orange Grove Avenue. More than 90 active West Coast artists and craftsmen selected from workshops across California, Arizona and Nevada will be represented at this first-time event.
July 10, 2004
The following information was taken from police reports: NORTHWEST DISTRICT 825 N. Victory Blvd.: A Valley Dealer Exchange employee reported Thursday that CDs, a car stereo and an air-conditioning unit worth $1,500 were stolen from a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. 3700 Jeffries Ave.: A 14-year-old Burbank girl was cited on suspicion of possessing marijuana at Luther Burbank Middle School. 1900 block of Kenwood Street: A 43-year-old Burbank man reported Wednesday that a TV monitor worth $450 was stolen from his 1999 Chevy truck.