(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

St. Francis Xavier Holds Annual Blessing Of The Animals

Hundreds of people and animals turned out for the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier's annual Blessing of the Animals.

Mark Peale and Enrique Castillo took home first place this year at the Elks Lodge Annual Chili Cook-Off
(Photo By Edward Tovmassian)

Elk’s Chili Cook-Off as Hot as the Day

Elks sizzle while vying against the Road Kings during the annual chili cook-off in 104-degree weather last Saturday at the Burbank Elks Lodge. Funds raised will go to Elks charities -- especially for children who are blind.

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Three to Receive Mary Alice O’Connor Vision Award Saturday

Three businessmen will receive the Mary Alice O'Connor Vision Award on Saturday. Event raises funds for Burbank Family Service Agency's mental health counseling services provided for all 18 Burbank schools


Residents Encouraged to Join ‘Rose Run’ October 4

The Rose Run 5k Run/Walk & Kids’ 1k Fun Run To Benefit The Disney Family Cancer Center In Burbank.

Irene Metzger models several items from the La Providencia Guild thrift shop benefiting Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Everything Old is New Again With La Providencia Guild

La Providencia Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles shows off items donated to the thrift shop during the annual Summer Meeting. Hospital official thanks the guild for helping to raise funds for the latest projects


Zonta Club Offers Grants

Zonta’s Wings Grant Improving Lives of Local Women

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Burbank’s First Volunteer Fair Very Well Received

Both RSVP (55 and over) and our BVP (Burbank Volunteer Program for those under 55) come together for the first time.


Burbank, San Fernando Valley Jaycees to Merge Organizations

Will create a new chapter, The San Fernando Valley Junior Chamber, for young professionals looking to network and increase their professional skills

Yuka Aoki, a Dental Hygienist in training, spends time helping  Emily Quintana      (Photo By Ross A. Benson)

Feelin’ Lucky – Kids Dental Clinic Event is for You

Upcoming Casino Paradise will Benefit Kids’ Community Dental Clinic September 19, 2015 at Media Studios North

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Burbank Non-Profit Coalition’s Annual Back to School Fair a Big Success

Kids get ready for school with FREE back-pack give away

Temple President Ira Lippman, Tobi Lippman Laura Snow, Mayor Bob Frutos. (Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Temple Emanu El Enjoys Sisterhood Wine Tasting

Members and guests join together to raise funds for Temple Sisterhood

UCLA violinist Sarah Worden, Burroughs sophomore Maya Paredes (piano) and Chaminade junior Veronica Mansour (cello) perform the exquisite Rachmaninoff "Piano Trio No. 1 Elegiaque." Jordan student Eyen Paredes turns pages. (Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Summer Music Soiree Presents Free Concert For Burbank Community

The free classical music concert featured a guest performance by L.A. Phil Concertmaster Martin Chalifour and was organized by a local Burbank student. Held at First Presbyterian, donations were given to Education Through Music - LA.