September 22, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- Parents, students and members of the community are invited to participate in the International Walk To School Day next month. Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School will host the event, which will begin at 7:15 a.m. Oct. 2. Participants can also join the 8:15 a.m. group, and both the early group and late group can choose from four different starting points for the walk. The walk is designed to encourage people to be environmentally conscious, to talk to their neighbors, help protect neighborhoods from crime and be health conscious.
October 1, 2005
TODAY The Northern and Southern California African Violet Councils will be presenting their judged show and sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive., La Canada Flintridge. The theme is California's Gold. For more information, call (818) 846-1241. The Hollywood Collectors and Celebrities Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hilton Burbank Airport and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank.
January 5, 2002
Ryan Carter MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- A New Year's morning police stop escalated into a restaurant brawl, leaving one Burbank Police officer with stitches. Armondo Ibarra, 26, was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly punching Burbank Police Det. Chris Recina in the face during a restaurant confrontation. Police were responding to a call of fireworks in the area when the Los Angeles man was spotted outside Mo's Restaurant, 4301 Riverside Drive, holding a beer bottle, Burbank Police Sgt. Bill Taylor said.
April 30, 2008
Mayor?s Prayer Breakfast coming up The 2008 Burbank Mayor?s Prayer Breakfast will be from 7 to 8:30 a.m. May 8 at the Pickwick Banquet Center, located at 1001 Riverside Drive. The breakfast is the local version of the Annual Presidential Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., and is cosponsored by the Master?s Men of Burbank, Burbank Kiwanis, Burbank Noon Rotary, Burbank Sunrise Rotary and Magnolia Park Optimists. This year?s breakfast features former professional football player Roosevelt ?
March 11, 2006
JOHN BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL John Burroughs High School Class of 1956 is planning its 50-year reunion on Oct. 21 at the Pickwick Garden Room, 1001 Riverside Drive, Burbank. For more information, call the high school at (818) 558-4777, ext. 61930. BURBANK HIGH SCHOOL Burbank High School Class of 1961 will have its 45-year reunion over the weekend of July 28, 29 and 30. For more information, call Marian Campbell at (818) 845-5814. Burbank High School Class of 1976 will have its 30th reunion on July 22 at the Sheraton Universal.
March 8, 2008
Host of greasy spoons was disappointing Not only is Burbank’s air polluted, Burbank now accrues “standard American diet” eateries to make sure its residents and visitors possess mementos of time spent in Burbank: indigestion and flab (“Fast food flying in near airport,” Wednesday). The standard American diet is typically a doughnut or muffin with coffee for breakfast, cheeseburger or sub, fries and soda for lunch, and steak and potatoes for dinner.
October 20, 2007
The Burbank High boys’ soccer program is looking for former players to take part in its alumni match. The event will take place at noon Dec. 8 at the school’s soccer field. Bulldogs alumni players — from throughout the years — are encouraged to take part. For more information, call Burbank Coach Frank Chavez at (818) 808-9394. A group is looking for Burroughs and Burbank football players from the 1970s for a get-together next month. There will be a special area near the west end zone at Memorial Field set aside for the group at the Nov. 9 homecoming game pitting Burbank and Burroughs.