April 19, 2003
Molly Shore Jenna Flynn's career goal is to be a professional soccer player and veterinarian. But for now, the Jordan Middle School sixth-grader is happy to be one of 15 national TIME for Kids reporters. Jenna hobnobbed with Hollywood's brightest stars when she covered the 16th annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at the Santa Monica Airport on April 12. "It was really exciting seeing the stars walking up on the orange carpet," Jenna said, adding that orange is used because it is the color of Nickelodeon's logo.
September 9, 2009
Buffalo Wild Wings opens new location Buffalo Wild Wings is scheduled to open its newest location in Burbank on Sept. 21. The restaurant, which offers a variety of mild and spicy sauces, will feature big screens and high-definition televisions. ? CTN-X opens Nov. 20 in Burbank The Creative Talent Network, a virtual community of professional artists from the animation gaming, film and video industries, has announced the launch of the first Creative Talent Network Animation Expo to be from Nov. 20 to 22 at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center.
November 15, 2000
Joyce Rudolph Parachute Express drops into The Alex GLENDALE -- Parachute Express, a musical trio made up of Donny Becker, Janice Hubbard and Stephen Michael Schwartz, will present two shows on Sunday at The Alex Theatre in Glendale. The group has brought music styles from jazz to folk to parents and children throughout the nation, blending songwriting, harmonies and kid-friendly performances. Parachute Express was named one of the Superstars of Children's Music by L.A. Parent Magazine.
November 1, 2000
Lolita Harper MEDIA CITY CENTER DISTRICT -- Dozens of cute, furry little animals can look forward to going "Home for the Holidays" with the help of Burbank volunteers. The city of Burbank, the Burbank Animal Shelter, Media City Center Mall and Nickelodeon are co-sponsoring the second annual "Adopt-a-Pet " program this holiday season and need recruits to help the program be as successful as last year. With the help of many seniors, students, service groups and city staff members, a total of 53 cats, dogs and rabbits were adopted into loving homes.
October 14, 2000
Paul Clinton BURBANK -- Organizers of the Burbank International Children's Film Festival expect great things from the event the first time out. With a full schedule of movies that began showing Friday night and will continue through Oct. 19, the festival is generating a buzz in Burbank and Hollywood. "This has become more than a film festival," festival spokeswoman Carole Myers said. "It really is a celebration of children." Myers said about 100,000 visitors are expected during the weeklong event, headquartered at the Media City Center mall.
September 7, 2002
THE DARKEST DAY REMEMBERED The morning after Sept. 11, 2001, Americans woke up a changed people. Our shared goals and our values as a nation were profoundly and inalterably changed in the fires of that terrible day. Like most Americans, Burbankers responded by leaping into action: giving money, donating blood and organizing fund-raisers for the victims. We rallied behind Old Glory as our soldiers marched off to war. On the anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history, the Leader will take a look at how Burbank has changed since Sept.
January 13, 2007
The following items were taken from Burbank Police Department reports: 200 block of West Olive Avenue: A 45-year-old Burbank man reported on Tuesday the theft of $6,000 in computer equipment from Nickelodeon. 5400 block of Corteen Place: A 23-year-old Valley Village man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of possession of an explosive device. 400 block of East Tujunga Avenue: A 28-year-old Burbank man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of possession of marijuana for sale.
July 22, 2006
Woman escorted from 'Tonight Show' A 31-year-old Santa Monica woman was escorted off of the set of NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" Thursday after confronting a show guest during filming, Burbank Police Department Sgt. Kevin Grandalski said. The woman reportedly walked up on stage in an attempt to give the guest, actor Colin Farrell, what looked like a book, Grandalski said. Security officers took the woman out of the studio and escorted her off of the premises, he said.
December 18, 1999
Robert Blechl MEDIA CITY CENTER -- After buying a book on how to select a dog, Wendy Reid and her son, 4-year-old Christopher, took a trip to The Adopt-A-Pet Holiday House at Media City Center mall to put their new-found knowledge to the test. Adjacent to the carousel on the first floor, the house is the site of the Burbank Animal Shelter's holiday pet adoption program, which is running from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 23. "I've been thinking about this for Christmas and heard about the crisis with dogs," Reid said Thursday.
November 13, 2012
At Moore's Deli in Burbank, Homer Simpson can be found eating a burger while Dora the Explorer dreams up her next quest, “Adventure Time's” Lumpy Space Princess raves about the deli's tuna and “Futurama's” Bender smokes a cigar. Restaurant owner Robert Moore harbors a hidden cultural gem in Media City - the four white walls of the deli's back dining room are covered with original artwork by cartoonists for powerhouse media companies with local headquarters or production offices, including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Warner Bros.