January 31, 2007
A striking black 1965 Pontiac GTO was the envy of many at the Road'ers Car Club's car show this month. So when it was announced as the club's Car of the Year for 2006, even some of the competitors believed it was the most deserving. This beauty is the pride and joy of Rowland Hall, a lifetime Burbank resident and the car's original owner. He's not a member of the Road'ers Car Club, but he likes to attend the car shows held every third Saturday of the month at the Hill Street Cafe in Burbank.
May 6, 2009
While Kiwanian chef Tony Wade Tony Wade was busy flipping his famous pancakes, engines roared, revved and purred around him as exhibitors rolled their prized cars, trucks and motorcycles into Johnny Carson Park for Burbank Kiwanis For Fun Car Show and Arts and Crafts Fair on April 26. This is an annual spring tradition that, along with an incredible display of vintage vehicles, includes a pancake breakfast, vendors offering an eclectic array...
March 15, 2003
48 HOURS Art has always been a part of Phyllis Pearson's life. Inspired, she said, by an artistic family, she was winning art contests and receiving excellent marks on work she did in class from elementary through her high school years. But life's interruptions prevented her from getting professional training. The Burbank resident did find ways to keep it close to her heart, and finally is getting the chance to show her work for the first time.
February 21, 2004
JOYCE RUDOLPH I was in the neighborhood and decided to stop by the Creative Arts Center in Burbank to see paintings by watercolor artist Louis Stephen Gadal. The intricate details in many of the pieces, especially his depiction of ships at sea, are amazing. My favorite is "Sun Dance." The watercolor's subject is a lone ship, not much more than a shadow against a brilliant orange and yellow sunset. From six feet away, they look like photographs.