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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 11, 2014
Members of the Burbank chapter of National Charity League were joined by their family members, friends and supporters as well as school and city officials for an evening of fun and fundraising at the Castaway restaurant this past week. Mothers in the organization are known as Patronesses, while their daughters are Ticktockers. Convening for its annual Mardi Gras Casino Night, the local league chapter, which is celebrating its 54th year, was honored to welcome special guests including Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy , Burbank School Board Vice President Roberta Reynolds , City Treasurer Debbie Kukta and Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority President Sue Georgino . Other notable guests included Barbara Howell , executive director of the Burbank Temporary Aid Center, and Vicki Williams , who serves on the executive committee overseeing the organization that provides emergency aid to families and individuals in need.
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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