January 10, 2009
TODAY Dark Delicacies kicks off its 15th year of spooky genre signings with authors John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow signing their first novel together, ?Jake?s Wake,? at 2 p.m. at the bookstore, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. They will be joined by director Tony Randel, screenwriter Peter Atkins and composer Christopher Young signing the 20th anniversary release DVD of Clive Barker?s ?Hellbound Hellraiser.? For more information, call (818) 556-6660 or darkdel@darkdel.
October 2, 2009
Producers of a new theater company in Burbank want to bring a variety of plays that provoke thought, as well as a comfy place to discuss them. The Actors Repertory Theatre has moved from North Hollywood to its new home, the Missing Piece Theatre, formerly known as the Third Stage theater. Its first production at the new location, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” opened Friday night. Producers plan to have three shows a season, said Penny L. Moore, the company’s founder, who is also a film and TV actress.
April 5, 2000
Will Rogers One facet of Burbank city government is going through a midlife crisis, with officials trying to take stock of where they are, and where they'd like to go in coming years. Like the guy who has been just growing up day to day, officials overseeing the city's now mature cable broadcast system -- and those overseeing those officials -- are suddenly asking, "What do we do now?" Burbank was far and away a regional leader in broadcasting meetings of the City Council.
August 28, 2002
TODAY The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions, a specialized van that brings the Braille Institute's programs and services to people unable to travel to the Sight Center in Los Angeles, is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. For more information, call (323) 663-1111. "Wednesday Western Adventures: Family Pictures" is a preschool program that explores family traditions by sharing family stories, looking at family photos and drawing family pictures from 11 a.m. to noon at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park.
August 25, 2007
Branch 102 of the Italian Catholic Federation has planned a fundraising trip for its charity program. Members and guests will spend three days and two nights from Sept. 10 to 12 at the Riverside Hotel in Laughlin, Nev. The cost is $99 per person for double occupancy and $119 for single occupancy. Price includes a fun book and three buffet dinners. The bus will depart promptly at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 10 from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 3801 Scott Road, Burbank. Parking is available behind Holy Cross Hall.
June 2, 2007
BURBANK — As Glendale Police Officers Sean McLaughlin and Dave Gillispie hovered more than 500 feet above West Glenoaks Boulevard Thursday, there were few places for speeding motorists to hide. An announcement made just minutes earlier at the joint Glendale/Burbank Air Support Unit at Bob Hope Airport put the official stamp on a new traffic enforcement program that will have police helicopters and ground patrol units working in tandem to catch speeders on Glendale streets.
April 2, 2003
BURBANK SERVICE CLUBS Bethel 97 of the International Order of Job's Daughters recently had an Enchilada Dinner -- to the delight of Mexican food fans. Proceeds from the festive and fiesta-like event fund costs for its annual Grand Bethel trip. Bethel 97 was able to send 16 members last year and a like number will be sent again in June. Two members were chosen as Grand Bethel Girls in 2002 -- Stephanie Enokian as a Grand Bethel Senior Custodian and Jayne Allen as a representative to Montana and Colorado.
September 17, 2003
BURBANK 28, LA CANADA 0 Burbank 0 7 7 14 -- 28 La Canada 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Second Quarter B-Ayers 11 pass from McDonald (Coreas kick) 10:35 Third Quarter B-McNiel 15 pass from McDonald (Coreas kick) 5:55 Fourth Quarter B-Ayers 1 run (Coreas kick) 7:42 B-Ayers 22 pass from McDonald (Coreas kick) 5:00 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Burbank -- Bennett 19-45. McDonald 4-30. McNiel 5-9. Antaplyan 5-7. Ayers 1-1, 1 TD (1 yard)
July 26, 2008
Burbank softball team places fifth in World Series : An under-10 softball team from Burbank achieved a monumental task by advancing to the National Softball Assn. World Series. Competing against all-star teams, the Superior Babes — a squad made up entirely of Burbank players — finished fifth in the tournament last week an Reno. In an opening-round game, the Superior Babes drew the No. 1 seed, the Washington Acers, and fell, 5-1. It was another tough result in the second game for the locals, as they fell to the No. 3-seeded Central California Dirt Dogs, 4-1. Burbank came back blazing in the next game, however, beating the Sunnyvale Wicked, 2-1, to advance into the winner’s bracket.