Author: Joyce Rudolph

Burbank Temporary Aid Center Gala Honors Three for Citizenship

Burbank Temporary Aid Center Gala honors Jamie Keyser Thomas and Mike Thomas for giving back to the community. Funds raised will help families and individuals in need work toward independence

Magnolia Park Optimist Club Salutes Burbank Police

Magnolia Park Optimist Club salutes Burbank Police Department members during Respect for Law recognition dinner. Awards presented are Police Officer of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Non Sworn Employee of the Year.

Burbank Police Looking for Reserve Officers

Candidates go through an intense qualification screening and if they pass, must attend more than 600 hours of training at the police academy

National Charity League “Rocks the Kasbah”

National Charity League raises funds for more than 30 charities at 'Rock the Kasbah' gala at the Castaway. Buffet, silent auction and casino games kept the more than 180 guests busy throughout the evening

National Charity League of Burbank Recruiting New Members

National Charity League of Burbank is recruiting for its mother-daughter philanthropic organization.

Obituary: Ed “EJ” Pape Jr.

Ed 'EJ' Pape Jr., first freshman to play varsity baseball at Burroughs, passed away on Dec. 10. Burbank native is remembered by family and friends for his tenacity at sports and loving spirit. His lifelong motto was to protect and serve

Burbank Announces 2016 Holiday Decorating Winners

Winning Residential category in the Holiday Outdoor Decorating contest is bittersweet triumph for Burbank father. Display is filled with elements the father and son created together. Youth category winner also won the Civic Pride's Halloween Decoration Contest this year.

Burbank Announces 2016 Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest

Those entering the city's Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest should put a lot of glitz into their designs this season. For the first time, entries will be taken online at the city's website

Burbank Elks Donate Dictionaries at Providencia Elementary School

Burbank Elks Lodge donates dictionaries to three third-grade classes at Providencia Elementary School. All third-graders throughout the school district will receive the dictionaries -- a total of 1,031

Burbank Salvation Army Serves Up Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

From the mayor to service club members and high school students -- volunteers came out to give the less fortunate a happy, memorable and tasty Thanksgiving meal at the Salvation Army

Salvation Army Kicks off its Red Kettle Campaign

Last year $59,000 was collected with all proceeds going back to the Burbank community

Edison Elementary Class Makes Donation to BTAC

Toluca Rivers' combination second and third grade class created 25 survival kits in remarkable donation to Burbank Temporary Aid Center

Zonta Club Recognizes Carol Liu as its 2016 Woman of the Year

Senator has worked with agencies to collaborate services to help veterans, seniors, the formerly incarcerated and domestic violence victims