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NEWS
December 15, 2001
On Monday, Burbank's planning board will consider a use proposed for a familiar building in Magnolia Park, a proposal that may reignite smoldering controversy over the area's growth and development. Officials have recently been accused of forgetting about or ignoring the Magnolia Park district. But I believe an extraordinary amount of care, attention and taxpayer dollars have been devoted to the area in recent years. Some places have received as much in city resources, but most got far less.
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NEWS
March 19, 2005
Mark R. Madler The City Council is seeking a longer-term agreement with a church to use its parking lot to beef up available parking in the Magnolia Park business district. The council on Tuesday night decided to explore whether the Burbank Community Church would be open to committing to a 20-year term in the agreement that would have the city loaning $247,000 to the church to upgrade the lot at 3310 Magnolia Blvd. "When I look at the equation, this is a lot of money," Councilman Dave Golonski said.
NEWS
November 13, 2002
Teen Scene offers fun Fridays MAGNOLIA PARK -- Burbank students can meet friends at Verdugo Recreation Center's ongoing Teen Scene Friday Nights, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The program, sponsored by the city's Park, Recreation and Community Services Department, is open to students 10 to 15. The children meet in the center's gym to participate in crafts, sports, cooking and games, including volleyball, indoor baseball,...
BUSINESS
By Christopher Cadelago | April 28, 2010
DOWNTOWN — In a year marked by sluggish sales and a depressed job market, the city’s two main business districts still attracted new ventures into empty storefronts, according to a year-end report. The Downtown Burbank and Magnolia Park partnerships continued to serve as drivers in the city’s quest to promote economic development, particularly as holiday shopping figures fell again this winter. Fourth-quarter receipts in 2009 were down 12.5% compared with the same period in 2008, but officials said several factors, including refunds of taxes paid over multiyear periods, skewed the data.
NEWS
August 5, 2000
Erin Park MAGNOLIA PARK -- The Reason We Sing!, a benefit concert for the American Lutheran Church music ministry will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the church, 755 N. Whitnall Highway. The concert will feature Joyful Noise, the church's pop-Christian group. Soloists are also scheduled to perform. The event will be a mix of pop and inspirational music, organizers said. Proceeds from the benefit will go to new sound equipment and instruments for musical outreach and performances in the community.
NEWS
August 5, 2000
Erin Park MAGNOLIA PARK -- Seniors can get help filling out forms to apply for rebates from the state's Homeowners and Renters Tax Assistance Program. Until Aug. 31, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program will hold free sessions from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Joslyn Adult Center to assist seniors in establishing eligibility and filling out forms. The center is at 1301 W. Olive Ave. In order to qualify, applicants must be 62 or older, or blind or disabled, and their household income from 1999 must total $33,993 or less.
NEWS
August 9, 2000
Erin Park MAGNOLIA PARK -- The American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will offer free workshops in Burbank -- including one today -- for those interested in becoming volunteers in times of disaster. Held at the Burbank Service Center, 1001 W. Magnolia Blvd., the Introduction to Disaster Services workshops will meet 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6. At the workshops, participants will learn fundamental information about disasters and the role they can play as volunteers in disaster service.
NEWS
December 13, 2000
MAGNOLIA PARK -- "A Winter's Tale,' a musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol," will be presented at 7:30 tonight and 8 p.m. Thursday at the SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living. First premiered in December 1984 at the Burbank Theatre Guild, the libretto, music and most of the lyrics of "A Winter's Tale" were created by David James, with additional lyrics by Douglas James and Kelli James-Chase. The SpiritWorks presentation, directed and staged by Edgar J. Wood, will be at 260 N. Pass Ave. and is free, although offerings will be accepted.
NEWS
December 20, 2000
Jenna Bordelon MAGNOLIA PARK -- Seniors can sashay the night away at the Joslyn Swinging Seniors "New Year's Eve Dinner Dance" for residents 55 and older. The doors will open at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 31 and dinner will be served at 7:45 p.m. at the Joslyn Adult Center, 1301 W. Olive Ave. The Silvertones take the stage from 9 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. and hats and noisemakers will be provided when the clock strikes midnight. Tickets are $25 per person and are on sale at the center from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays.
NEWS
October 18, 2000
Lolita Harper MAGNOLIA PARK -- Openings are still available on trips offered through the Parks, Recreation and Community Service Department Senior Services program. Seniors can take part in numerous fun and entertaining activities such as a trip to Disney's musical production of the "Lion King" at the Pantages Theater. Other outings include trips to Santa Anita Race Track, Cabazon Outlet Shopping Center in Palm Springs, a Gondola Getaway in Long Beach and a production of "Jerry's Girls" at Cal State Northridge.
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