November 26, 2008
An unmanned military aircraft launched out of a submarine during an animated video of a Lockheed concept, eliciting wows and a few chuckles Saturday from an audience at the Burbank Historical Society?s Gordon R. Howard Museum. The video was part of a presentation that offered more than 100 visitors a glimpse at the inner workings of Lockheed?s Advanced Development Program, also known as ?Skunk Works.? ?It?s kind of a neat concept, but I don?t know if it?s going to go anywhere,?
December 16, 2006
Rep. David Dreier, whose district includes La Crescenta, received a vote of confidence after announcing Monday that he had been selected to lead the Republican delegation in California's 110th Congress for the seventh year in a row. Dreier immediately pointed to the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program as his party's top priority. The federal funding program provides financial assistance to state and local governments with incarcerated undocumented, criminal immigrants held for at least three days.
October 22, 2005
The submarine sandwich has as many aliases as a con man on the run. Depending on where you hail from, you may know the sub -- and it's variations -- as a bomber, grinder, hero, hoagie, Italian, rocket, torpedo, Dagwood, po'boy, wedge or zeppelin. But in Burbank, you call it a sub and the real deal can be found at Santoro's Submarine Sandwiches. A Burbank institution for nearly 50 years, Santoro's hits the sweet spot for great subs. It starts, of course, with the bread -- soft, fresh-baked Italian bread with enough structure to hold up under the strain of its contents without being too chewy or dry. Urban legend has it that the shape of the loaf inspired the sandwich's name back in the 1920s.
October 18, 2003
The John Burroughs High School choirs will host their annual Spaghetti Serenade dinner to raise funds for choir activities. The dinner is from 6 to 9 tonight in Trever Hall at the Burbank First United Methodist Church, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Sal Palilla, owner of Santoro's Submarine Sandwiches, and Connie Trimble, whose family owned Barron's Restaurant, will prepare the dinner. The school's award-winning choir, students, alumni and parents will provide the evening's entertainment.
June 29, 2012
For the second time in Burbank's Rose Parade float history, an underwater scene has won the annual float design contest. The “Deep Sea Adventures” float was designed by Richard Burrow, a 53-year-old architect from Mission Viejo who beat out 70 other entries. “Right from the start, we knew we had a great design,” said Erik Andersen of the design committee for the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. “We didn't feel it needed too many tweaks.” In six hours, Burrow sketched the float, beginning with the submarine, which he imagined had run out of gas, able to keep moving with help from friendly sea creatures.
May 16, 2009
Send DATEBOOK items to Burbank Leader, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? TODAY The Associated Student Body officers of John Burroughs High School are planning a 60th anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the quad of the campus at 1920 W. Clark Ave., Burbank. The community is invited to attend and admission is free. There will be food for sale donated by NYPD Pizza and Santoro?
May 1, 2002
Dedicated Burbank teachers can relate to the picket sign message, "Inspired teachers can't fly when they work for turkeys." This is particularly true if Burbank school board member Mike McDonald is as dysfunctional as reported. ("Ex-board member...," Leader April 27-28.) McDonald is said to have condemned the fired superintendent for being "too friendly with the teachers," and always took their side. Teachers might not always be right, but they are always the heart and soul of the school system.
November 6, 2004
Ready for gastric rivalry competition Although the big Burbank-Burroughs football rivalry football contest isn't until Friday, players from both teams will get a chance to go at it a few days earlier. On Monday from 7-8 p.m. at Memorial Field at Burroughs High, the Bulldog and Indian players will compete in the seventh annual Big Game Eat-Off, a gastric competition to see which team has the bigger appetite. The food of choice will be submarine sandwiches from Burbank's Santoro Subs.
April 26, 2000
Seen it all before Robert Phipps of Burbank is an archivist at BRC Imagination Arts, an installer of exhibits and rides for theme parks, based in Burbank. I yawned. Really. That's what happened when I saw "U-571." Oh yeah, it had the hostile underwater setting, the bone-rattling depth charges, the leaky pipes, popping rivets and flooding hull, and even dueling torpedoes with slo-mo near misses. The trouble is, I'd seen them all before -- in every other movie about submarines.