You always knew when you has made it back home to Burbank
Each Memorial Day the names of those who were lost are read aloud and a Red Rose placed on their monument to assure that their names ring out in our city once again so their sacrifice is not forgotten
If you would like to hear a performance of this home town song I will be giving a slide presentation this Saturday afternoon at the Burbank Historical Society Gordon Howard Museum at Olive Rec at 2 pm.
At one time the Hillsides of the Verdugo’s were covered in grape arbors
All of this was brought about by Burbank High School Drill team member and super loyal student Jodi Gable
e all told time the same way by the sound of the Jergens Plant break and main steam whistles
It had a belfry or bell tower which housed the bell that called the boys and girls of the community to school each morning
Dr Burbank himself took on the task of building a first class hotel for local visitors to stay.
Imagine the entire Empire shopping center covered in chicken wire with painted feathers to look like alfalfa fields
Way before Saint Joseph’s Hospital was the main source of Medical care in Burbank, there was a place called the Burbank Community Hospital
Today under the Olive Avenue Bridge there is a gleaming modern train station. It has ample parking, and Elevator to take people up to or down from…
Located on San Fernando Rd. between Bethany and Cornell Dr. it was one of the most stylish movie houses in Burbank