Daily Archives: February 5, 2012

Burroughs Students Show Just How to Succeed in Business

Burroughs Preforming Arts Dept. Presents 'How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

The John Burroughs High School Preforming Arts Dept. presented ‘How To Succeed in Business without Really Trying’ this weekend in the school’s auditorium.

Directed by Guy Myers, the students put on a flawless performance. The city is known as the “Media Capital”, and both public high schools put on shows that are “Hollywood Theater” quality.

The same play was presented by Burroughs students 38 years ago.  It was still rousing the audience today.  The Drama, Vocal Music, and Instrrument Music departments did another outstanding job.

Olive Avenue Off-Ramp, Flower Street To Be Closed Weeknights Through February 24

Northbound Olive Off-ramp to be closed nightly to freeway construction. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Caltrans is constructing a carpool lane on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Ventura Freeway (SR-134) and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.  This has necessitated the closing of some on and off ramps, as well as lane closures.

As part of the improvements, starting on February 2, crews will begin demolition of the Providencia Ave. pedestrian bridge under the  Northbound I-5   between Alameda Ave. and Olive Ave.  The demolition is necessary for the widening of the freeway.  This will require the temporary closure of Northbound I-5 Olive Avenue off-ramp. The closure will only occur at night on Sunday through Thursday, betweenb 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. There will be no closures on Friday and Saturday nights. See map below for alternate off-ramp exit.

Also during this time, Flower Street between Alameda and Verdugo will also be closed because of the bridge demolition.

Caltrans will make every effort to minimize any inconvenience to you. You may hear construction noise and experience vibrations during this operation. Noise will not exceed levels allowed by state and federal regulations.

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Local Man Profiled for His Work With Ed Wood Film, ‘Final Curtain’

If you got the New York Times on Sunday, you can read about Burbank resident, Jason Insalaco.   He is profiled for his journey, search, and restoration of a lost film, “Final Curtain,” by famed director Ed Wood.

Insalaco  also has a regular “day job”  in Butbank.   He is an executive producer at Clear Channel Communications, located at 3400 W. Olive Ave..

If you do not get the paper and would like to read the stoy on-line, here is a direct link:

Sunday’s New York Times story