2016 State of the City for MB (© Ross A. Benson)

State of the City: Time to Welcome Change

Burbank Mayor Jess Talamantes delivers address to sold-out crowd at The Castaway

Burbank Coordinating Council Spirit Awards (© Ross A. Benson)

Burbank Holiday Baskets Program Gears Up For Holiday Cheer

Burbank Coordinating Council kicked off the annual Holiday Baskets program at the Spirit of Giving Luncheon and sends out a call for donations and volunteers.

Three third-grade classes at Providencia Elementary School raise their dictionaries in jubilation after the donation presentation by the Burbank Elks Lodge. (Photos by Joyce Rudolph)

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

(Photo by © Ross A Benson)

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

YMCA 2016 Turkey Trot. (© Ross A. Benson)

YMCA Turkey Trot Attracts over 2500 Early Morning Runners

People dressed with turkey hats, sweats, running shoes and bib numbers filled the streets around downtown early today for the 7th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot.

RED Kettle Kickoff @ Pavallions  (© Ross A. Benson)

Salvation Army Kicks off its Red Kettle Campaign

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

Holiday in the Park 2016  (© Ross A. Benson)

Magnolia Park’s Holiday In the Park Tops Recent Years

Magnolia Blvd was closed and blocked to traffic this year, and the crowd was estimated to be close to Fifteen Thousand people.

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

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

L to R - Elaine Pease, Chairman of the “Bike Angels “ Doug Remington , Major Bike Donor, and Elaine Paonessa, “Angel Tree” Coordinator (Picture courtesy of Elaine Paonessa)

Bike Angels and Angel Tree Projects Seek Volunteers

Salvation Army offers ways to volunteer this holiday season. The Angel Tree project provides gifts for local children. Bike Angels collect and refurbish old bicycles and accept donations of new ones to be distributed to children in time for Christmas

Scaring up a grand time at "The Good Witches Fashion Show and Luncheon" are La Providencia Guild's Fashion Show Chair Sue Ann Gordon, left, and President Lynn White-Shelby. (Photos by Joyce Rudolph)

La Providencia Guild Conjures Up a Scary Fashion Show

Committee members work their magic to gather opportunity baskets, delicious food and gorgeous fashions

Burbank Historical Society volunteers are, from left, Carey Briggs, JoAnn Franklin and Marie Dennis. (Photos by Joyce Rudolph)

Burbank Historical Society Thanks Members

Burbank Historical Society revives patio barbecue tradition to thank members for donating time to guiding tours of Burbank Museum

(Photo by © Ross A. Benson)

Genio’s Reunion Gathers Family, Friends, Customers and Employees

Saturday evening the Burbank Elks Lodge was filled with over 210 guests all with the same thing in common, they either were a customer, a server or a family members of the Marvin Cecchini Family owners of the late Genio's restaurant.