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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Volunteers lined up to get information on holiday basket deliveries at Washington Elementary in Burbank December 13, 2014

Volunteers in Burbank deliver more than 500 holiday baskets

Hundreds of Burbank area families are enjoying a little extra holiday cheer thanks to the efforts of the annual Holiday Basket Program. It’s a huge effort that targets families with children in Burbank schools. For more than 60 years, the Burbank Coordinating Council  has partnered with local churches, organizations, city employees, community groups and individuals to make the holidays a little merrier for the less fortunate. This year’s program began several months ago, with applications from the families and culminated on Saturday, December 13 with the delivery of... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Crowds gathered at the Pink's tent for free hotdogs at Toluca Lake Open House December 5, 2014

Pink’s hands out free hot dogs during Toluca Lake holiday event

A lot of holiday cheer and great food at the festive Toluca Lake Holiday Open House , “Let There Be Light,” last night. Pink’s free hot dogs was one of the major attractions. Hundreds lined up for the famous dogs. Pink’s main location is at La Brea and Melrose Avenues in Hollywood, where they have been selling their prized hot dogs since 1939. Lately, the family run company has branched out to other locations as well as into the catering business. The Pink’s tent began serving free... Read More →

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Mayor’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony today — rain or shine

  Final preparations underway today for the Mayor’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown Burbank. Big crowds usually show up for this yearly event. Start time 6 p.m. The rain is expected to move out by tonight, however, it will be cold — down into the 30s — and windy, gusts up to 22 MPH are expected in the Media City. So bundle up in warm clothes if you plan to attend the festivities. The ceremony in front of Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Avenue, reportedly... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Haunted "Ladies Night Out" poster at the Pinup Girl Boutique 3606 Magnolia Blvd. Burbank October 24, 2013

A haunted “Ladies Night Out” tonight in Burbank

Get your Halloween spook on early while you shop, eat, and more at “Ladies Night Out” in Burbank this evening. Pinup Girl Boutique, 3606 West Magnolia Boulevard, is one of a number of retail stores, shops, and businesses in Magnolia Park preparing a haunting good time for visitors. The Magnolia Park Burbank Facebook page is a buzz with chatter and excitement about the event. Halloween fans of all ages are invited to come out and join the fun. Hey, here’s a chance to test out that... Read More →

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Holiday Highlights: A wrap-up of Burbank YMCA’s Turkey Trot

The final numbers are in! Burbank YMCA’s Thanksgiving Turkey Trot event, on November 24, 2011, was a huge runaway success, according to officials. Here’s the news release with details, sent out yesterday by Burbank Y’s Susan Sebastian. The Burbank Community YMCA Turkey Trot Has a Fast Start (Burbank, CA, December) – The second annual Burbank Community YMCA Turkey Trot took place on Thanksgiving morning.  Over 1,400 runners arrived very early to perfect “running weather” to start their Thanksgiving holiday off on a healthy note. The... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Community activist Janet Diel at the Party of the Century in Burbank July 8, 2011

Be-Boppin’ in Magnolia Park today

Another street party in Burbank today. Be-Boppin’ in the Park is set to get underway at 3 p.m. on Magnolia Boulevard, between Hollywood Way and California Street. This is the fifth year for this festival of vintage and classic cars, music, food, and community scene. They’re expecting somewhere around 15 thousand people to show up for this street party, according to a posting on the Burbank city website. Community activist Janet Diel sent me an e-mail about a special attraction at Be Boppin’ Park today. Matt Burch of the... Read More →

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