September 2, 2011
Nearly 40% of the homeless population in North Hollywood and Sun Valley are at risk of premature death, according to a survey completed this week. Of the 271 people surveyed, 106 were found to have health conditions associated with a high mortality risk, said organizers from the San Fernando Valley Homeless Coalition, a network of service providers. About 60 volunteers took part in the effort, fanning out in the early morning hours Monday through Wednesday to interview people living on the streets and in shelters about their health status, institutional history, length of homelessness and other issues.
July 8, 2009
Three injured at Fourth of July party A Fourth of July party in the 4400 block of West Verdugo Avenue turned violent when unwelcome guests refused to leave, police said. Burbank police were called to the area at 11:44 p.m. and found 50 people in the street, three of whom sustained knife and blunt trauma wounds. They were taken to hospitals and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Police arrested Austin Cook, 18, of Burbank, Pedro Hernandez-Ceron, 18, of Sun Valley and a Sun Valley boy for assault with a deadly weapon.
November 5, 2008
Salvation Army hiring workers for holidays The Salvation Army, Burbank Corps, is hiring Red Kettle workers for the annual Red Kettle Drive that runs from Nov. 21 to Dec. 24. The salary is $8 per hour, and the kettles will be placed in Burbank, North Hollywood and Sun Valley locations. Proceeds from the Kettles provide funds for social services and the corps? daily operations. Applications can be filled out from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Burbank Corps office, 300 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank.
September 1, 2007
Downtown Burbank’s AMC Walkway was filled to the brim with more than 160 dancers and spectators Thursday night. They came to swing at the last free summer concert of the season which featured Montebello and East Los Angeles-based band The Wise Guys. Brass, strings and crooner vocals made up the big band era-style music of the balmy evening. The sounds echoed all throughout the shop-lined stretch of San Fernando Boulevard. Some stopped and stared at the spectacle of the large band crowded on a little stage near a checkerboard dance floor.
December 20, 2006
The following items were taken from Burbank Police Department reports: 200 block of East Magnolia Boulevard: A 16-year-old Sun Valley girl was arrested on Monday on suspicion of petty theft at Mervyns. 1800 block of Empire Avenue: A 21-year-old Kansas, Mo., woman reported the theft of her purse on Monday while she was shopping at Target. 1800 block of North San Fernando Boulevard: A 26-year-old Burbank man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of driving without a license.
October 4, 2006
SUN VALLEY — A 64-year-old man was killed Friday morning after the car he was driving collided with a Burbank Bus. Angel Castellanos, of Sun Valley, suffered fatal injuries after police say he steered his 1992 Infiniti in the path of a Burbank Bus while attempting to make a left turn in the intersection of Cohassat Street and San Fernando Boulevard, on the outskirts of Burbank in Sun Valley, Burbank Police Sgt. Tracy Sanchez said. Paramedics transported Castellanos to Holy Cross Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, he said.
September 30, 2006
NAUSHA ? VANDER BORGHT Marissa Nausha of La Crescenta and Kyle Vander Borght of Burbank were married at St. Finbar Catholic Church in Burbank. Father Albert Bahhuth officiated. Christen Nausha, the bride's sister, was the maid of honor. The bridesmaids were the groom's sisters, Jill Vander Borght and Kary Vander Borght, Tatiana Velasquez, and the bride's cousin Megan Bennett. The flower girl was Erin Clarke and junior bridesmaid was Sydney Acosta. The best man was Kevin Habitz.
May 31, 2006
When you grow up in a garden, it's hard not to pick up some things. Darrell and Sterling Waldron, owners of Sheridan Gardens Nursery, received most of their education listening to their father and grandfather discuss what climate lemon trees prefer and where roses should be planted while working on the family nursery. "You learn by osmosis," said Sterling Waldron, who runs the Burbank arm of the nursery. "Once I started it was a matter of listening to Darrell and my father."