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By DAVID LAURELL | January 9, 2008
While Americans indelibly associate the names Guy Lombardo, Dick Clark and more recently Ryan Seacrest with the ringing in of the new year, in Burbank a woman who lives in a beautiful hillside Tudor mansion comes to many locals’ minds when they think of ushering out the old year and welcoming in the new. Since the early 1990s, former Burbank Mayor Mary Lou Howard’s annual New Year’s Eve parties have become legendary events that...
By David Laurell | February 7, 2012
While the meeting of the gridiron gladiators from New York and New England dominated the social events of this past Sunday, just 24 hours earlier it was local women who were dominating the day as the Verdugo Glen Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) and the Burbank Chapter of National Charity League (NCL) convened for respective events. Dedicated to enhancing the careers and personal growth of women, ABWA staged its Heart of Business Expo to provide members and guests with the opportunity to participate in workshops with successful business experts including Jenn August, Lori Hartwell, Kathy Vincent, Katy Tafoya, Lisa Hall, Robbie Motter and Ardis Bazyn.
By Melonie Magruder | March 10, 2010
Burbank’s Creative Arts Center Gallery is hosting its annual Fine Arts Federation Membership Exhibit, the “Fiesta of Art,” and the 60 artists represented are showing such a mixed bag of media that there is sure to be something for everyone. Incorporated in 1976, the federation has long been a supporter of the Creative Arts Center and the exhibit, designed to showcase the members’ eclectic talents, runs the gamut from oil painting to watercolor to sculpture to ceramics to artisan jewelry.
August 14, 2004
TODAY Food stamps, in the form of the new EBT California Advantage Cards, are being accepted at the Burbank Certified Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Orange Grove Avenue and Third Street. Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons are also accepted. For more information, call 845-6851. Once Upon a Page celebrates its sixth anniversary, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2800 W. Burbank Blvd. The event has a Mardi Gras theme and will feature snacks, prizes, drawings, sales, discounts and more.
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