Behind the main building of The Olive Recreation Center stands a small building that once had some of the best local theater performances in the area. Many actors got a start there, or performed there to the delight of the audiences to see such Hollywood talent up close
Chances are if you were born in Burbank your birth certificate came from Saint Joseph’s Hospital.
Once upon a time in Burbank it was a big time team and individual sport
Dr. Burbank decided to do a little prospecting and ended up(1866) with a large ranch where Warner Brothers back lot is today
In the teens and early 1920’s crossing the tracks was taking your life in your own hands type of affair!
I remember one of the most stressful times of my young life was to go to the bicycle rider training and having my bicycle safety checked at the Fire Station Headquarters on Olive Avenue
Wah Wah Pedals were made right here in Burbank by Tel-Ray Electronics on Victory Blvd.
Early on a Cemetery was built with a large shrine erected called the “Portal of the Folded Wings” where aviators can be laid to rest
A recent find given to us, details all that the district information for parents to help their children to have a successful Kindergarten learning experience
It is always fun to see kids being kids and what it was like to be a kid in Burbank in the decades since the city began
Prizes and trophies were awarded and it was “Big Doings” at Olive Rec here in town
Many may remember the Legend of the Old Trapper’s Lodge