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Director Bill Kuzma leads the alumni members in the group's signature song "South Rampart Street Parade". (Courtesy Joanne Lento Miller)

Burbank Police Boys Band Celebrate Sixth Biennial Reunion

Former members of the Burbank Police Boys Band celebrate sixth biennial reunion at Elks Lodge. Band members recall how participation shaped their lives as they transitioned to adulthood

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Kiwanis Club of Burbank Honors Alex Trebek of “Jeopardy” Fame

Kiwanis Club of Burbank honors Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy" fame at its 19th annual Gala. Proceeds will benefit Boys and Girl Scouts, Key Clubs at the high schools and Anti-Bullying programs at local schools.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Road Kings Give to Local Causes

Road Kings fuel up local charities with annual donations. Burbank Historical Society uses funds to upgrade its audio-visual technology to improve the presentation of programs in its museum auditorium

National Charity League's graduating Ticktockers are, front row from left,  Natalie Sardarov, Charlotte Duldulao and Alyssa Magoon; middle row from left, McKenna Sandoval, Kate Wilke, Gabby Crispi and Zoe Kelman; and back row from left, Aimee Snow, Lelosa Aimufua and Kelly Kaufman. (Courtesy Gilmore Studios)

National Charity League Celebrates at Senior Recognition Ball

Young women of National Charity League culminate years of philanthropic service with Senior Recognition Ball. Ticktockers and their mothers share the experience of helping others by volunteering

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Voices Against Violence

On Thursday evening Burbank residents gathered at the Burbank Temple Emanu El to discuss violence. Coming on the heels of the Orlando Massacre, Istanbul, San Bernadino, and other almost daily attacks around the world against innocent civilians driven by religious, political, or simply mental illness.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Johnny Carson Park Finishes It’s Makeover

This week the construction fences came down around Johnny Carson park the 17.6 acre park that has been under construction for what felt like a lifetime.

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UMe Credit Union Sponsors BTAC / Goodwill Donation Drive

UMe Credit Union will host a donation drive fundraiser this Saturday for the Burbank Temporary Aid Center

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Family Service Agency Art Auction Biggest to Date

Another successful Art Show is in the bag for Family Service Agency of Burbank. The art auction and dinner, which took place on June 3rd, was one of the biggest auctions they’ve hosted yet, with over 200 pieces of art donated by over 120 artists.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Family Service Agency’s Art Therapy Program Prepares for this Years Art Show

Last year’s Art Auction in support of Family Service Agency’s Art Therapy Program was a tremendous success. It raised over $30,000 to help kids who’ve experienced traumatic life events to build hope and dream once again.

(Photo by © Ross A Benson)

Bike & Walk to Work Day a Total Success

In celebration of Clean Air Month, the Burbank Transportation Management Organization (BTMO), a local non-profit group whose mission is to partner with the business community to reduce traffic and improve air quality, hosted three Bike Pit Stops throughout the City of Burbank on Thurs., May 19th, otherwise known as “Bike & Walk to Work Day.”

Burbank YMCA Service Club members Art Wetton, left, and Arnie Lee parpare pancakes for the fund-raising breakfast on May 12. (Photo by Joyce Rudolph)

The 52st Annual Burbank Community YMCA Pancake Breakfast Today

The 52st annual Burbank Community YMCA Pancake Breakfast, a fundraiser for youth programs at the Y – and a long-standing community tradition – will be held May 21. Just $5 per person, the breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Sister Regina Palamara Receives Acknowledgement From Pope Francis

Sister Regina Palamara receives acknowledgement from Pope Francis on her Diamond Jubilee with the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus