June 29, 2002
Laura Sturza Many unmarked, low-key buildings are the homes of one of the city's large studio-related industries -- recording facilities. "Driving down Magnolia or Burbank [boulevards] are all these faceless buildings without signs out front," Monkeyland Audio co-owner Trip Brock said. Many of the studios keep a low profile in a business in which much of the work comes in on a word-of-mouth basis. With more than 40 Burbank recording studios listed in the yellow pages, the city is making a sound profit from the industry.
January 30, 2008
It’s not every day a business owner goes from specializing in plumbing to pizza, but that’s what James Kirakosian did. As the owner of the fourth Garlic Jim’s Famous Pizza in California, Kirakosian will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Burbank pizza parlor. The other three locations are in Pasadena, Valencia and Simi Valley. But the Glendale resident has also owned a plumbing business, Premium One Plumbing, based in Glendale for the past seven years.
June 25, 2005
Rosette Gonzales Longer days, warm evenings and no school are just a few of the reasons to get out and enjoy some of the many activities offered to Burbank residents during the summer. The YMCA is like a one-stop-shop for summer activities with youth camps, a family swim night and new adult summer workout classes. Its newest youth camps start in July with Y-Fit, a total body fitness camp for 9 to 14-year-olds and Kids Dance Aerobics for 5 to 9-year-olds.