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Community: Ascencia friends revel in a night of royal festivities

The “Royal Night” celebration captured all the sights and sounds of a colorful festival in India. It was the 12th anniversary Gala of Ascencia that raised funds to support its mission — lifting families and individuals out of homelessness in Burbank, Glendale and surrounding communities. Having...

On the Town

  • On the Town: Campaign launched for new emergency room at Providence St. Joseph

    On the Town: Campaign launched for new emergency room at Providence St. Joseph

    If you, a family member or a friend utilized the emergency services of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center this past year, you joined ranks with more than 68,000 others who also relied on the medical staff members who work in the 38-year-old emergency room to save lives on a daily basis. “We...

  • On the Town: Boys & Girls Club hosts shopping night for women

    On the Town: Boys & Girls Club hosts shopping night for women

    Last year, Shanna Warren, chief executive officer for the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley, had an idea for an enjoyable evening that would also benefit the youth organization she oversees. “I have friends who work as retail vendors and I thought it would be a great idea to...

  • On the Town: Guests roll the dice for temple’s cause

    On the Town: Guests roll the dice for temple’s cause

    Back in the 1960s, when the marquees of the hotels that lined the Las Vegas strip displayed the names of entertainers so well-known they could be advertised mononymously, Sin City gamblers took breaks from the slot machines and tables to catch shows by “Frank,” “Dean” and “Sammy.” This past week,...

  • On the Town: Schiff holds holiday party that’s also a fundraiser

    On the Town: Schiff holds holiday party that’s also a fundraiser

    For many years, in the weeks following Hanukkah and Christmas, the Burbank chapter of the Armenia National Committee, or ANC, has held the distinction of welcoming the local community for the final holiday celebration. This year, they have lost that distinction to U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)...

  • On the Town: Local Masons install new leadership

    On the Town: Local Masons install new leadership

    In a ceremony held at the Burbank Masonic Center, local Masons gathered this past week for the 109th time to support their 2018 leadership and honor those who served throughout 2017. More than 250 friends and family members joined members of Burbank Lodge 406 of Free and Accepted Masons as newly...

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