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Saturday, February 4, 2023

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Police’s Big Red Light – 1925

Burbank’s very own Bat signal first appeared in 1925

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “St. Joes” A Burbank Icon

Chances are if you were born in Burbank your birth certificate came from Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Was Once Wine Country

At one time the Hillsides of the Verdugo’s were covered in grape arbors

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Will The Real “Burbank” Please Stand Up!

Dr. Burbank decided to do a little prospecting and ended up(1866) with a large ranch where Warner Brothers back lot is today

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 3 G Distillery

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A little know producer of hard liquor in Burbank was The 3 G Distillery. They produced a number of interestingly named whiskeys for the local public

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Octavia Lesueur

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She was singled out to write most of the City Charter that is with only minor changes still in use today

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Whitnall Highway

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Have you ever wondered about the strange double wide street with a park as part of it on the south west part of Burbank?

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Very First IHOP

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The first International House of Pancakes opened right here in Burbank

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Ansel Adams

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Have you seen Ansel Adams pre-wartime Photos of Lockheed?

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Santa Comes to Burbank!

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Even back in the '30's, there were times even Santa relied on United Air Lines

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Verdugo Recreation Center Renamed Mary Alvord Recreation Center

Alvord is a lifelong resident of Burbank and had a career working for the City, which spanned 38 years before retiring as the City Manager

In A Tight Affair, Burroughs Girls Hoops Beats Burbank 40-33

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Burroughs defeats Burbank by seven points in a Pacific League girls' basketball game.

Burbank Boys Soccer Edges Host Burroughs 1-0

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The Bulldogs score the game-winning goal in the 63rd minute by Garik Kirakosyan.