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  • Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart

    Black Friday had early start on Thanksgiving day at Burbank Kmart
    Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving this year, with Kmart in Burbank opening its doors early Thursday morning, drawing hundreds of bargain hunters looking to snag a television, Android tablet or other discounted items. PHOTOS: Thanksgiving Day Kmart...
  • On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members

    On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members
    According to the American Caloric Control Council (yes, there really is such a thing), the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. While, for many, the only exercise they get to work off that feast...
  • Letter: Keeping up the good work in 2014

    We live, work and play in a wonderful community. This thought was brought home to me over the holidays when Burbank “adopted” more than 550 families for whom our community provided food for a holiday dinner and gifts for the whole family. And...
  • Burb's Eye View: Winter pastime pays for summer camp

    Jack Volpei first heard about the YMCA’s summer camp in 1963. He was told it would be good for his son, who was then 7 years old. And it was free. “I thought there was a catch,” Volpei said. That year, Volpei got involved with the...
  • Burb's Eye View: A winter pastime pays for summer camp

    Burb's Eye View: A winter pastime pays for summer camp
    Jack Volpei first heard about the YMCA's summer camp in 1963. He was told it would be good for his son, who was then 7 years old. And it was free. "I thought there was a catch," Volpei said. That year, Volpei got involved with the Burbank YMCA....
  • A healthcare navigator in unfriendly waters

    A healthcare navigator in unfriendly waters
    Snow came early to the cotton and sorghum fields here, sending dozens of cash-strapped families to the food bank on a recent afternoon for frozen chickens, cucumbers and canned green beans. Quinetta Rascoe was waiting for them. Wearing a bright pink...
  • Freebie Friday: Free cake at Shoney's, and more

    Freebie Friday: Free cake at Shoney's, and more
    SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE! Free Hot Fudge cake at Shoney’s restaurant today. No purchase necessary. One serving per guest. EVENTS    FLOREX -THE FLORIDA STATE STAMP SHOW: featuring stamp collecting  dearlers and exhibits: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a....
  • Earl "Poppy" Fusselman

    Earl "Poppy" Fusselman
    Earl “Poppy” Fusselman – An Iowa farm boy’s full life of service to others. Early Fusselman of Corona del Mar, CA passed away Saturday morning November 30, 2013.  Earl was 96 years old.  Earl, known as “Poppy” by his...
  • Hinsdale, Elmhurst police blotter: Nov. 19

    Hinsdale, Elmhurst police blotter: Nov. 19
    The following items were taken from police reports: Elmhurst •A cell phone valued at $599 was reported stolen Nov. 15 from the YMCA, 211 W. First St., on Nov. 15. The owner said the phone had been in his jacket while he was playing basketball....
  • On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family

    On the Town: Realtors get together as one big family
    Composed by Robert Allen with lyrics by Al Stillman, few songs capture the sentiment of this season like the 1954 Perry Como holiday hit "(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays." Along with our respective faith-based beliefs and the desire to...
  • Students give an overview of their summer internships

    On Monday, six participants of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce's Summer Internship Program shared experiences and lessons learned over six-week stints at local businesses and organizations in a series of public presentations. The program,...
  • The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season

    The Valley Line: Ceremonies and parties light up the season
    Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...